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Anybody use Steam Mover?

Discussion in 'General Software' started by fullinfusion, Jun 29, 2012.

  1. fullinfusion

    fullinfusion 1.21 Gigawatts

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    I heard about this program to move Steam games from one drive to mabey a faster SSD drive.

    Does anybody have any comments on this.

    Steam mover LINK
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    Only works on some games. IMO it's not worth it, a newer large capacity HDD dedicated to storage/games is plenty fast enough for most games.
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    fullinfusion 1.21 Gigawatts

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    Yeah but a SSD with lots of storage would be the way to go imo ;)
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    I'm sure many of us can live that dream by next year since SSD prices have basically halved. However, I would need a 1TB SSD to hold all my Steam games. :p
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    fullinfusion 1.21 Gigawatts

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    Yeah but your not reading into my question.... Use this program to get the most outa the few games you actually play...
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    i did before my SSD died. worked well.
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    fullinfusion 1.21 Gigawatts

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    Thanks and why you SSD fail?

    Not form this program I hope! :wtf:
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    I would just use a hard link.
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    vertex II with the sleep mode bug.
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    I use steamtool which is very similar, it is basically just a tool for automatically creating hard links/sybolic links, i know some valve games cant be moved, though portal 2 moved fine.
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    That's what i do. Works perfectly. Although i have all games on my velociraptor and just steam and its files on the SSD. It is all about the boot times :p
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    it works fine and also works with non steam games. I've used it to move rage over and beat it. Then Batman AC and now Diablo 3. It's a nice tool and works. :toast:
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    fullinfusion 1.21 Gigawatts

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    I have an A-data 16GB usb 3.0 thumb drive.... think games would play as well off it as the ssd?
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    I am going to get a 256gb SSD and just have two steam installs for specific games on want on certain drivers. One Steam on SSD and one on my 500gb F3.
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    I use it all the time never had an issue
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