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post #11 of 18
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Hmmm, ok, well i dont think i NEED one then. It would be nice to have my OS installed on it, but i have no idea of how to move it from my current HDD to a new SSD. Any help on how to go about this?
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post #12 of 18
NEED is a subjective term. now that I have one, i will never again go to not having one.

that being said, you can make a clone of your current hard drive onto another, gonna need some software to do it though.
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post #13 of 18
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I would only get one now to install my OS onto. I will have to look into how to do it and maybe give it a go or just stay put. Thanks alot guys
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post #14 of 18
I've got two in a RAID0 config and my load times on everything are insanely fast (boot drive and all loaded software). I'll never use standard hard drives for anything other than data storage in anything I build ever again.
post #15 of 18
I'm considering getting one myself but I need at least 250 gigs for all my games and programs.
post #16 of 18
depends on how impatient you are. only big gain is boot time but how many times are you going to boot up your computer? I tend to leave my computer on sleep or reboot it every couple days. games and program load 1-3 seconds faster. most of the programs I dont see any difference because some already open up instant in my old WD black drive. sometimes i regret buying my ssd but oh well. you live and you learn.
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post #17 of 18
The overall system speed increase that you get from a Solid State Drive cannot be matched by any other system component.

Very much so, SSDs are worth it.
    
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post #18 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by Anekin007 View Post
games and program load 1-3 seconds faster
I would have to disagree with this, going from an HDD to an SSD, one will see several seconds of improvement in load times.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Anekin007 View Post
sometimes i regret buying my ssd but oh well. you live and you learn.
QQ moar, son.

I think you need to regret not having your eyes checked.
    
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