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post #51 of 56
I regret not getting a larger size.
other than that, no complaints.
post #52 of 56
No regrets whatsoever.
If they weren't so expensive I'd have gone for a ~240-256gb one and ditched my velociraptor too.
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I got my 96gb ssd last week and I have yet to install it (too busy). But, doing some homework and preparing to get this up and running has put me somewhat off. I think the sticky guide just scares the bejesus out of people w/ that entire list of things to do get it going. Now, I'm may just be confusing this guide as its a bit old and maybe intended for the earlier and low capacity ssd(s).

Anyways, after speaking to a few happy ocn ssd owners, firmware updates and a clean install of windows is really what one might just need. Did I miss the sticky about how its simple to get an ssd going based on others experience?

I already made the investment so I'm going forward with it. I got mine for $120 w/ rebate and I was not really concerned with getting the fastest and highest capacity one. Just something to get started . If I don't see any improvement, this ssd can find a nice home in my netbook.

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post #54 of 56
I regret the 30GB i got way back when the vertex was new. It was OK for windows 7 beta but the real deal + adobe cs5 is too big to fit on it. Had to buy a 80GB from intel... so yeah.

I did buy a second one so I guess the fact it was a SSD was pretty nice and it was just too small.
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post #55 of 56
A SSD is worth every penny! Just make sure you enable Ahci in your bios before you install your OS otherwise you loose a little speed and the ability to hot swap. Most Mobo are set as IDE default and if you forget later you have to go through win7 regedit and make some changes otherwise win7 will not boot.
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post #56 of 56
i put a 60 gig corsair (sandforce) SSD in my server and all i can say is I WANT MORE. so no buyers remorse here. i thought they were not worth it either but i decided to shut up and have experience before i sound stupid. i was stupid.
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