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I'm just looking at the cheapest SSD on the egg, $40 8GB sata II, reads @90MB/s, writes @30MB/s

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16820139427


how would that compare to my WD 640GB sata III cavier black

those speeds are pretty slow compared to the cheapest 64GB sata III ones that are at least 3x faster and start at 3x more $$$

At least with a 64GB, I could fit a few games on their too


And what are the CONS of SSDs
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literally no point in getting that. could get like one program on there. you cuold buy multiple and set up a cheap raid array
     
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Haha..... No Not even worth it since SATA II HDD go about those speeds. Get a mechanical drive instead along with your Cavier Black or Save for a decent SSD for at least boot drive.
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Install a single game with less than 8GB space required on it. Then again it's useless.
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Install windows XP to bench superpi and other CPU bench out there.
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yeah just curious

over the winter I might get a fast 64GB one

in the mean time, I have to get another fast HDD, my old 400MB satatII got fried
Edited by Mit Namso - 6/5/11 at 5:46am
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I had gotten a 30GB Corsair Nova (Indilinx) for $45 last year....

Look for SSD deals... Kingston has 60GB for under $80 AR and 96GB under $100 AR.

OCZ Onyx can be found for under $80 as well.
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