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SteamMover is your friend.
You made this very tempting... so the cheapest 120gb drive is 200ish right?
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SteamMover is your friend.
I would recommend the OP simply cut and paste his entire steam folder to his HDD. Copy and paste is all you have to do. This way the default location for Steam installs is on the HDD. Then he can use SteamMover to put specific games onto the SSD.
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I would recommend the OP simply cut and paste his entire steam folder to his HDD. Copy and paste is all you have to do. This way the default location for Steam installs is on the HDD. Then he can use SteamMover to put specific games onto the SSD.
^ This
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I think my motherboard supports 6gb/s SATA, which SSD should I get 60GB version please
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I would recommend the OP simply cut and paste his entire steam folder to his HDD. Copy and paste is all you have to do. This way the default location for Steam installs is on the HDD. Then he can use SteamMover to put specific games onto the SSD.
^This. I use my WD Black as a dedicated Steam drive, and then moved a couple games to my SSD using SteamMover.
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I have a 120GB ssd and a 640GB hdd, I used steammover to move my less often played games to my storage drive and it works beautifully. I have 24GB free on my ssd right now with 21 games installed. The ssd gives amazing boot times and level load times to, you would definitely feel it overall.
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I have a 120GB ssd and a 640GB hdd, I used steammover to move my less often played games to my storage drive and it works beautifully. I have 24GB free on my ssd right now with 21 games installed. The ssd gives amazing boot times and level load times to, you would definitely feel it overall.
So should I get the 60gb or 120gb?

I posted above what I use but here it is again.

Windows 7 + all updates + sp1 + MS Office
3dmark vantage and 11
Some programs here and there not totaling more than 1gb
The games I play everyday are
BC2, CSS, Bf3 (when it comes out will replace bc2), batman AA or city will replace that. An MMO, guild wars 2 or something along that.

That is about it, I don't do video editing or photoshop. I can't really think of anything else.
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post #18 of 25
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I think my motherboard supports 6gb/s SATA, which SSD should I get 60GB version please
I hear a lot of good things about Crucial M4.

Personally I might just get OCZ Vertex 3 60GB to replace my broken one as it's only 139.00 bucks and a bit cheaper since I should get the staff discount.

Depends who's working that day.

Some people say stay away from them but not really sure to be honest.

If it fails just drive back to the shop and replace.

Once you own an ssd you never want to go back.

Literally the mechanical hard drive activity makes me think I have an old pc lol.

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post #19 of 25
Waiting for a 250 GB SSD to be reasonably priced and for the companies to work the bugs out. It took hard drives a few years in the 1970s and 1980s to really work out the reliability issues and I'm in no hurry while SSDs have their own issues shaken out.
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Check the online deals section. I believe superbiiz has cruicial 128gb ssd for $170? Not sure exactly and I am on my phone so I can't check.
    
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