DON'T PANIC "This really isn't rocket science." -hal2kilo READ FIRST! If you ask a question that was already answered here, I will just mock you and link to the answer. I will not type it in again. With the growing popularity of SSDs, seems as if every day brings several new posts asking the same old questions of how, which, why. Let's try to compile answers to these issues: I got an SSD, why doesn't Windows boot much faster? updated 01/19/2011 Which SSD should I buy? updated 07/17/2011 How to install and use an SSD (Windows 7 & general info). updated 05/30/2011 How to install and use an SSD (Windows XP/Vista, Linux). updated 01/12/2011 Can my computer support an SSD? updated 01/11/2011 Why buy/use an SSD? updated 10/22/2010 Reviews, links and Glossary. updated 01/19/2011 This will be a "work in progress" and will be edited/updated as new information/time allows.