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I have the desire to get a new SSD in the future and put my OCZ Vertex 2 60GB in my laptop. I'm not in any hurry to do so but do you folks know of a good time to wait for SSD prices to maybe go down or performance to go up and whatnot?
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I don't think you will need to upgrade any time soon. Unless $/GB comes down a fair bit. Just my two cents.
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Originally Posted by Ovlazek;13362466 
I don't think you will need to upgrade any time soon. Unless $/GB comes down a fair bit. Just my two cents.

I think it will and I know members must have some insight as to when that'll happen.
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When?? Nobody can really know until it happens.
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Quote:
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I have the desire to get a new SSD in the future and put my OCZ Vertex 2 60GB in my laptop. I'm not in any hurry to do so but do you folks know of a good time to wait for SSD prices to maybe go down or performance to go up and whatnot?
There is no reason to upgrade to the newest tech SSDs compared to yours unless you just need more space. Yours is pretty fast already and you'll probably won't notice the speed increase in day to day things with a new one.

SSDs are at a great price nowadays imo (120gb for $200 )
    
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Don't bother unless you like wasting your money.
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I have a fairly old SSD and honestly the only reason I'll "upgrade" it is for more space. For general use, they're all fantastic because of the magical access times. Sequential speed or IOP increases look nice on paper, but the difference probably won't be felt.
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post #8 of 12
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Quote:
Originally Posted by The Radius Kid;13362593 
Don't bother unless you like wasting your money.

I do...to an extent
Quote:
Originally Posted by MrTOOSHORT;13362564 
There is no reason to upgrade to the newest tech SSDs compared to yours unless you just need more space. Yours is pretty fast already and you'll probably won't notice the speed increase in day to day things with a new one.

SSDs are at a great price nowadays imo (120gb for $200 )

If I did upgrade, I'd put my current one in my laptop. I am looking more down the line. Not necessarily anytime soon or anything.
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post #9 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by K10 View Post
I do...to an extent
Get another video card,you silly bugger.
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I have the desire to get a new SSD in the future and put my OCZ Vertex 2 60GB in my laptop. I'm not in any hurry to do so but do you folks know of a good time to wait for SSD prices to maybe go down or performance to go up and whatnot?
Wait until the end of the year until the new manufacturing process SSD's tech stabilizes and prices go down while capacities go up.

For now, and by looking at your system, I'd say you're pretty alright. If you really have this "itch" to put your current SSD in your laptop, that's perfectly understandable tough

If you don't have "the itch", I'd go for a second HD6850 for a perfect gaming system. And /or a bigger monitor for gaming. Like a 26'/27' or 30'. You could keep your current 22' for web browsing and general work.
 
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