Aquinis can be the patient voice of reason. I am all about the dramatic here.
For the love of god do not let Windows XP, much less not a clean install, touch a sweet new Samsung 8xx SSD! Why don't you just use punch cards?
Seriously, dude, XP can't even align that thing properly. Also do you even have SATA 3? An older SSD may make more sense.
“i dont care what consoles have they dont have mouse and keyboard” -crazyeyesreaper