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I don't really feel as though my SSD speeds up the loading times of my games but there is definitely a substantial decrease in my load times. The OS feels incredibly snappy and other computers around my house feel slow even with better specs.

You can always go with an older generation SSD to save $$$ because I don't think you'll notice any speed difference in loading times between older and newer SSD's. Only in big file transfers maybe.
    
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Guys, I have a question.
Is it "an SSD" or "a SSD"?
Edited by vinton13 - 8/7/11 at 12:41am
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hey i will ask a qestion here, what do you gain other than faster boot if u instal ur os??


vinton to ur qestion, its a ssd, the word ssd doesnt starts with a vocal, at least thats what i learned in school i speak spanish...
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Originally Posted by vinton13 View Post
Guys, I have a question.
Is it "an SSD" or "a SSD"?
Look at it this way.

I bought a solid state drive.

I bought an solid state drive.



An is only used when the next word starts with a vowel.
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Cba to read through 4 pages, but i can definatley say an SSD is wort it. It is probably the best upgrade you can do to your computer, hell even a 40gb drive would help

I recommend putting your browser, music player and stuff you use often (except games) on it, also since your OS is on the drive, your whole pc will be sped up because it then has the pagefile on it.
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hey i will ask a qestion here, what do you gain other than faster boot if u instal ur os??


vinton to ur qestion, its a ssd, the word ssd doesnt starts with a vocal, at least thats what i learned in school i speak spanish...
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Look at it this way.

I bought a solid state drive.

I bought an solid state drive.



An is only used when the next word starts with a vowel.

Yeah I am fully aware of that. Buttt....TwoCables, you know, one of the Gods on OCN, said different.
http://www.overclock.net/ssd/929553-...l#post14493321

Dx *confused*

And to answer your question, Juanchioo, you will also be getting faster start up times for your installs.

Winamp opening instantly? I'm in. I hate waiting that 1-2 seconds for it to open.
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Definitely worth getting an SSD for a boot drive!
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You might want to check out SteamMover
With it, you install games to your HDD. Then you can move games on and off the SSD

The link is in my sig, as SSD owners, must have app
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Its worth it, the only downside is if you like to have a lot of games installed on your main OS drive at a time. This can easily be fixed though by running a second HDD (which i call mine a surrogate) that has most of them stored there, and I'll drag them into their steam (or correct folder) when I want to play them. Surrogate HDD also helps you prolong your SSDs life as some of the trivial read/rights that aren't speed based can be offset to it.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by vinton13;14495792 
Yeah I am fully aware of that. Buttt....TwoCables, you know, one of the Gods on OCN, said different.
http://www.overclock.net/ssd/929553-win-7-ssds-setup-secrets-10.html#post14493321
It's clearly a SSD but so many people just write an SSD incorrectly it's taken off. It's the same as people who write SSD's or CPU's etc, you don't use an apostrophe for a plural and yet that has taken off as a rule of its own. It's a SSD, or a group of SSDs.
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