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So running this OCZ SSD 60GB SATA2 VERTEX 2 SERIES EXTENDED along with my current harddrive wont be any problem? I'll be using the SSD for Windows and the other harddrive for data storage.
Exactly! That should work fine. And maybe put a game or 2 that you are currently playing on your SSd for even faster performance, but just mainly in loading times and stuff like that.
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My res is quite low- 1360 x 768
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Btw, thanks Chucklc, need to get some money first before i'll be able to buy it. Im still 15 you know but im very busy with pc's and stuff.

Thanks! And everybody else ofcourse!
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post #24 of 44
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Btw, thanks Chucklc, need to get some money first before i'll be able to buy it. Im still 15 you know but im very busy with pc's and stuff.

Thanks! And everybody else ofcourse!
No problem man. have fun!!!
post #25 of 44
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My res is quite low- 1360 x 768
Oh ok. The 5770 is plenty for that then.

I still find it hard to believe that a HD is causing you to lag in games, unless it's actually faulty. That's a 7200rpm HD if I'm not mistaken so it should be plenty fast for gaming.

Have you ran Chkdsk or any tool to determine the health of the drive?
post #26 of 44
if you want new hdd get samsung spinpoint f3 1tb

but firstly run crystaldisc benchmark and check the results of your hdd and post them here, maybe it is not hdd which is lagging
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post #27 of 44
The only way a 7200rpm HDD is causing him to lag is if it's faulty. It's ridiculous that people are suggesting him to buy an SSD just for gaming.

EDIT: Check this OP: http://www.labnol.org/software/test-...roblems/17430/
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Ok, i will download that app and do the test, and i will post results here.
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@Deathclaw Here is the data test requested, is it good?


Edited by battleaxe231 - 6/19/11 at 5:30am
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post #30 of 44
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Bad plan. Better plan would be to RAID these ->
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-185-_-Product

Might even be cheaper after you factor in the shipping + sale price. More space, more effective speed.

Edit:

Download HDTune and run the benchmark. Upload a screenshot of how your drive performs.
That's what I get for making a recommendation at 4AM I do agree that those you found would be better (if sticking with mechanical drives) than what I posted.
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