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post #1 of 8
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Currently i have i5 2500k and p67 sabertooth

I am looking for a Boot SSD for windows 7 Home Prem 64 bit


I will only have Aim,Skype,Oovoo microsoft office and stuff i will always use on it little programs.. What size would be good for me...

Also any brands you have i should get

Budget: 150-250



Also with temp files does that make hard drives lose storage space faster
post #2 of 8
I am going to recommend my Crucial C300 to you. The 128GB is about $230 and has faster Writes than the 64GB.

However, it is said that there is a new Corsair coming out real soon that will be ~$200 and have Read of ~570MB/s and Write ~550MB/s. You may want to wait for that.

Also, make sure you read through this thread:
Win 7 SSD's Setup and Secrets
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post #5 of 8
64GB is more than enough for you.

Brands: Crucial, OCZ, Intel.

If you are worried about temp files and such, look around for SSD tweaks. Some examples:
http://www.overclock.net/ssd/664738-...secondary.html
http://www.overclock.net/ssd/700470-...ows-7-ssd.html
http://www.overclock.net/ssd/929553-...p-secrets.html

However, it is not neccessary. You will be just fine without them.
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Really ill be fine with the temp i thought it would swamp it
post #7 of 8
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Still kinda worried if i get 120gb ssd the temp files will kill me and stuff..

Also how is the SSD with P67 are they working fine


anymore suggestions for size..

oS 7 home prem 64bit
aim
skype
teamspeak (would this cause anything like more storage use)
and probably firefox


also i will have hotmail downloaded ( will my mail cause anything)
Edited by VaporXtreme - 5/22/11 at 4:27pm
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I have only had mine for a few weeks, but it's awesome. Don't worry about Temp files. That is what TRIM is for, isn't it.

I just moved my RIFT game onto my SSD today, as a matter of fact.
Like I said, make sure to read through some of the links that we have provided you here and you should be fine.
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