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Originally Posted by GanjaSMK;13558379 
SSD > RAID 0.

Especially if you're just gaming. The speed increase you'll see will literally only benefit large file transfers. It's not worth it. Your boot times will be longer, etc, etc.

Just go SSD.

And if you need extra storage, just get a data/media drive for like $50.

you're saying that having RAID 0 with windows on the array will make boot time worse? wow i've been running RAID 0 for faster boot times. is this true? are you sure?
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omg SSD will blow u mind.
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get an 80gb ssd. then put os on sdd/move files on
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ssd blows awat raptors in raid. i know i did it. ssd raids = fail till you get into the aftermarket raid cards $500 and up, but ya more then 60 gb is needed , i got 3 60 gb drives all dead by ocz, so c300 is great never a problem .
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SSD, like night and day going from an HDD to SSD for the OS... Pratically no seek times so everything is more instantaneous. With the CPU and RAM to back it up, it is usually the threshold people cross to experience the difference...

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Go for an SSD, if you need extra storage get a 500GB 7200RPM hard drive for like £20.
If you can find me a 500GB 7200rpm HDD for twenty quid then your David Dickinson.
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