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Overprovisioning question


ltwally

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I've never over-provisioned a SSD before, and am curious if it will resize the available space that is reported to the OS? (or, in other words: Do I need to resize my C: partition beforehand or be at risk of an unbootable system?)

 

For reference, I have 80+ gigs free, and am not planning on over-provisioning anywhere near that much.

 

Are there any other gotcha's when over-provisioning the system drive from a running system?

 

Thanks

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Good to know. Thanks.

 

As a general question: Does over-provisioning shrink the amount of reported disk space to the operating system?

 

Does the over-provisioned space (generally) come from the start or end of the SSD's table?

 

Just looking to learn new stuff. Thanks

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