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What's the dynamic worth of your PSU which is only quarter load idle and at most half loaded?
That's for future proofing. SLi in the future.
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post #72 of 78
terrible article.
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post #73 of 78
What a useless article.
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That's for future proofing. SLi in the future.
Well you can future proof your non-volatile memory performance with SSD's.
post #75 of 78

Sorry to bump this but here's my bro's ancient laptop with the standard HDD loading WoW. Horribly, mind-numblingly, torture-like slowness. I am darn near tempted to put my other Intel SSD in and compare that.


Suffice it to say (and I think Anandtech had it correct) - the older and slower the system, the greater improvement you'll see from having even a basic SSD.
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I'll live with slightly longer load times in games on a 7200RPM, cheap and reliable 1TB drive, over wasting money on some SSDs in software RAID for games storage.
I have to agree, though my board really limits a SSDs performance. I would gladly pay .50 per GB but I doubt that is coming anytime soon, especially with costs going up in the US
    
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My friend was saying the only reason why he will never buy a SSD (yet) because he has almost 1TB of games...

...until I showed him the 1.2TB VeloDrive

now he's contemplating on what to spend his $6000 tax return on LOL
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Is it just me or does this article miss out on what I thought the moral would be - how much fast are SSD's in gaming THAN regular mech drives?

No side by side comparison?

Lame
Yea I agree they should have made an comparison
    
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