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Originally Posted by Ipwnnubletz View Post
I've regretted it big time. $230 for a barely noticeable performance and a slightly faster boot time? Don't get me wrong, I love all the perks, I just think the money could have been better spent.
Hmm... it's really not that noticeable? The reason I sprung for the V3 was because it seems to be the fastest sata interface drive available atm, and I figured if I was going to spend a couple hundred on an SSD, I may as well get the fastest thing I can. For that kind of investment on a drive, I want something that's gonna blow me away!

Bleh.
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Originally Posted by Booty Warrior View Post
So no one regrets making the switch so far? Even with prices being what they are?
There are 7 PCs in my house, and 6 of them have SSDs. The only reason the 7th one doesn't is because it's a server with 24TB of storage.
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And I don't want to hear a damn thing about storage.
Its about speed. Not space.
this. qft
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Rocking 2x Intel X25-E's, 1 Corsair F60 and 2 Crucial C300s and i dont regret any of them. They smooth out the computer so much they are great, and in a laptop they are even better cause the produce little to no heat, are far more duarable and will increase battery life a bit.

by far my favorite purchase, computers without them just seem slow
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post #35 of 56
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Hmm... it's really not that noticeable? The reason I sprung for the V3 was because it seems to be the fastest sata interface drive available atm, and I figured if I was going to spend a couple hundred on an SSD, I may as well get the fastest thing I can. For that kind of investment on a drive, I want something that's gonna blow me away!

Bleh.
It's definitely noticeable, but I just don't think programs launching faster is really worth $230. I don't even have it half full. A 60GB might have been a better investment, but the price is just way too high right now, even for the 60GB.
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post #36 of 56
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Hmm, seems like it's about 20 people for SSDs and 1 against. Sigh... alright, I guess I'll keep the order.

Bye bye monies.
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i think i'm gonna shoot for an intel 320 as my first one, for my main pc (desktop), then when they get down in price in acouple of years, put it in my netbook and get a newer one.
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Reps all around btw (except for Manyak... because he's Manyak), thanks for the input dudes.
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Jebus!

Haha, I guess I shouldn't be so surprised, this is OCN after all! What do you do with all that speed?
Nothing amazing. I decided I wanted enough room to keep my game installs along with programs on SSD's, and raid 0 seemed like the best option for performance since I didn't want the trouble of a PCI drive. It's sort of a bonus, really; on consumer level it's quite difficult to really make use of that kind of performance.
The 4k random reads/writes are the real difference, and still very much worth the price imo.
Edited by Mookster - 4/27/11 at 8:08pm
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The only thing I hate about my SSD is that it made me hate my laptop and its "slow" performance.

I love mine and cant imagine my sig rig without it.
this... really want to get one for my netbook now lol.
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