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Worth it? I have the cash and was thinking about it.
Yes. With an SSD, everything happens right NOW.

64 gigs is all you need; save all your crap on some other drive. All you really need room for is windows and your smaller programs.
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vertex 3 120gb
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-706-_-Product

Crucial C300 128gb
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-361-_-Product

Crucial C300 64gb
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-357-_-Product

and for super fast speeds you can always look at the Revo drives
Edited by burksdb - 5/26/11 at 5:11am
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Worth it? I have the cash and was thinking about it.
many people say its the single fastest upgrade you can get

sadly it will spoil you. i hate waiting for my slow pc at work to load.
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I could go for that vertex 2 that's 120GB. All I would keep on it is like, Adobe, some games on steam, and the OS. I can run everything else on a 320 GB

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820227726

Anything that should push me away from this?
Edited by Doodlebro - 5/26/11 at 1:43am
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Thats just it once you have experienced an ssd you wont go without one again.

Deffinitely the single biggest noticeable gain in performance you can do.
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Prime stable for 20 minutes at least. I know that's not much but I was doing stuff in the background as well and it felt pretty stable. It was at 1.425V
I don't know how this thread turned into SSDs, but what I want to say is 20 minutes P95 is not accurate. Run prime for at least ~8 hours to confirm it's stable.
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I don't know how this thread turned into SSDs, but what I want to say is 20 minutes P95 is not accurate. Run prime for at least ~8 hours to confirm it's stable.
how about a 12 hr intelburn?
    
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I don't know how this thread turned into SSDs, but what I want to say is 20 minutes P95 is not accurate. Run prime for at least ~8 hours to confirm it's stable.
We are recommending the best parts for his new rig and i am sure we are telling him what he want to hear,

I agree you need to run blend test on prime for a good few hours atleast, Perhaps also do 20 runs of Intel burn test.
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post #19 of 30
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Prime stable for 20 minutes at least. I know that's not much but I was doing stuff in the background as well and it felt pretty stable. It was at 1.425V
Is this Bios, Idle, or Load voltage?
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yikes 1.425vcore for 4.5ghz IMO that's kinda high Im only running 1.35vcore 100% stable. 4.6ghz
yes a SSD would help and well worth the $$ Look at crucial or another brand I have a OCZ and wouldn't recommend it to anyone but we wont go into that here.
Edited by AMD_Freak - 5/26/11 at 11:29am
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