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1st time I got my hand on a small SSD drive 80GB (2nd hand). Hardware - Intel i5, Z77 Motherboard, 4GB DDR3 RAM.

I want to fresh install Windows 7 and Ubuntu dual boot. I want to use my SSD as a cache for my OSs. SSD Partition-1 40GB will be used for Windows. SSD Partition-2 40GB will be used for Ubuntu/Linux.

OS Loading and Gaming performance is what I am looking for.

I am quite confused, some says to use software, some says use as RAID etc. Pls guide me how to configure them.

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Suggest you look into BCache in Linux. The Bcache framework allows a slower-spinning drive to use an SSD as a cache, letting data be read and written more rapidly. BCache can read and write data to the SSD cache, postponing writing data back to the slower drive until the system is under less demand. It follows the addition of "dm-cache" to the Linux 3.9 kernel, which introduced the ability to use an SSD as a cache. –  K7AAY Oct 23 '13 at 21:46

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