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Well, a hard drive is usually around 7200rpm. an SSD usually equivilates to around 10,000 to 12,000, if you had to put them both into rpm.s even though SSD's don't use rpm's. So, an SSD is always a big step up from a HDD.
lol

If im not mistaken SSDs are fast due to their very low access time.

0.1ms
post #12 of 15
Newegg has a $40 MIR on this:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820139415

which comes out to ~$1/GB

From personal exp, that is a great boot/OS drive in a RAID0
 
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lol

If im not mistaken SSDs are fast due to their very low access time.

0.1ms
Your right. I'm sorry, just kinda burnt tonight. My motherboard just fried and I had a lot of work today. None the less, your right. I apologize.
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I thought I was the last to get one. Set it up with a secondary and the other hdd as a backup, you will run so fast. Just put basics on the ssd, and configure it with the thread in the ssd section.
Best investment you will make in a while. You haven't witnessed your i7 yet.
post #15 of 15
Newegg has the Agility 3 60Gb for $85 - a smokin' deal if you ask me.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820227725
Read up on maximizing the use of an SSD before you install. Simple things like not storing your documents on it will prolong the life and save vital space. OCZ will take forever to pay the rebate, but it will eventually arrive. Also, the October 2010 issue of ComputerPowerUser had an excellent article about tips and tweaks for SSD's.
Just make sure you get a sata3 ssd since SB supports it.
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