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I'm in the middle of building a new system and I was going to pass on getting an ssd because of the cost but will having an ssd improve gaming performance in games like bfbc2 or will it just speed up load times?
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Only load times in games like BC2 but in games like WoW it actually helps in highly populated areas since textures load really quick and you don't get the ridiculous lag. (I don't play wow.. just sayin)
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Just load times. And in certain games you may notice less lag due to quicker in-game loading.
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Load times.
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No FPS in games, just load times.

As stated, in games such as MMO or where data needs to be read from the disk in real time you will notice a substantial performance improvement.
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