Question Using Laptop Pre-existing SSD

Apr 19, 2019
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Hey, I own a Dell Inspiron 7566 which has 1TB HDD and 128 SSD. I check on ptimise drives and it lists my OS C: as an SSD w/ some other small drives as an SSD. At one point my OS C: was greater than 128 GB but after that time I partitioned my OS C: to make space for my linux partition which I dont use any more. I was wondering at that time when my OS C: was greater than 128 GB where did it get the extra memory from? Did it somehow use some of the HDD whilst using the rest of the SSD.
Anyway this isnt my main question. I have over 13 partition on my drive(becuase of a lot of disk partitioning fails whilst installing Linux) which means that my OS C: which is apparently the SSD is full. Since I want use the SSD for games Im planning on formating everything and making my OS C: bigger. How would this work considering that my SSD is only 128GB? Do I have to store documents and other media elsewhere on a HDD and store my OS and games on that OS C: in order to have space. How would I do this?.
If I need to clarify anything I will. Sorry if it sounds a bit convoluted.
Screen shot of my partitions(My main goal is to put all these together, but make sure games and other applications run on the SSD I have in my laptop - anything else can go on the HDD)
View: https://imgur.com/a/pZXZ18u
 
Delete all recovery partitions (450MB,11.97GB,1.08GB) from 128GB drive and extend C: partition.
This would give you additional 13.5GB on C: drive. Is that enough for your games? I highly doubt that. You'd probably have to think about getting another SSD exclusively for storing games on it.

Recovery partitions can be deleted with diskpart. Disk Management will not allow deleting them.
Your linux partitions seem all to live on HDD.
 
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Delete all recovery partitions (450MB,11.97GB,1.08GB) from 128GB drive and extend C: partition.
This would give you additional 13.5GB on C: drive. Is that enough for your games? I highly doubt that. You'd probably have to think about getting another SSD exclusively for storing games on it.

Recovery partitions can be deleted with diskpart. Disk Management will not allow deleting them.
Your linux partitions seem all to live on HDD.
I only have 10 or so games which should be the fine for 128GB. The rest of space on C: is just exe applications like eclipse and pycharm etc.
Ill have to store applications such as those onto the HDD instead
So anything ran on the C; will be ran onto the SSD right? This is strange because I have heard about SSDs improving load times, but when I play games like Rust I still get insanely long loading times :/

edit: thanks for the incredibly fast reply lol, I was expecting to wait a day or say
 

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