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Really? a 60 GB is not good if I plan on using it for the OS and its a SATA 3 SSD. I mistakenly picked up the Corsair Force 3 at Frys electronics ( Walk-In), then later on Read SO many bad things about the product.. I just hope mines works because I never used it, I just put it inside the computer hot swappable bay and left it there unused only installed.. But yeah 60 GB SSD = B . A .D ? D:
    
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Why would not it be good for OS?

The only possible limitation would be the size, but as long as you don't use the drive as storage as well as OS you will be OK. I run a Vertex2 60GB as my OS drive, have had it for a few months already and have never had any problems.

Remember one thing; people that have bad experiences with HW will post their reviews much more frequently than those that bought the same product and never had a problem...
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Why would this be bad? Im using a 60Gb for boot, and for a few games. And GTAIV is a big game. But everything is running like clockwork.
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I had one for my OS and nothing Else, and one for games and nothing Else. I don't regret it at all. Everything worked flawlessly. It was a huge upgrade from my Raid 0 10krpm raptors.

Now that I'm building a new system I did go with a 1 128gb SSD solution as that will allow me to fit a few more games than 2 separate drives.
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Why would this be bad? Im using a 60Gb for boot, and for a few games. And GTAIV is a big game. But everything is running like clockwork.
What is everyone's obsession with GTA4? ... That game wasn't even made for the PC to start and from what I have read it was a horrible port over lol. Im not saying don't buy/or play it what I am saying is that people seem to use that game as a test of their system. I think that's weird really, to me I think Crysis 1 does a better job at that.

Anyways, thanks guys, I made this thread because I read something on OCN and some guys where telling another person not t use a 60GB SSD for their OS in terms of performance wise.
    
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What is everyone's obsession with GTA4? ... That game wasn't even made for the PC to start and from what I have read it was a horrible port over lol. Im not saying don't buy/or play it what I am saying is that people seem to use that game as a test of their system. I think that's weird really, to me I think Crysis 1 does a better job at that.

Anyways, thanks guys, I made this thread because I read something on OCN and some guys where telling another person not t use a 60GB SSD for their OS in terms of performance wise.
From what i've seen, The mod's people have made for that game make it look UNBELIEVABLE on the PC.


60GB's fine for boot and a few games. I have Win 7, Civilization 5 on my 60GB. I think I have about 31GB free.
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What is everyone's obsession with GTA4? ... That game wasn't even made for the PC to start and from what I have read it was a horrible port over lol. Im not saying don't buy/or play it what I am saying is that people seem to use that game as a test of their system. I think that's weird really, to me I think Crysis 1 does a better job at that.

Anyways, thanks guys, I made this thread because I read something on OCN and some guys where telling another person not t use a 60GB SSD for their OS in terms of performance wise.
I love playing GTAIV. I do not like FPS games, or games about war, so games like this entertain me a lot more.
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Agreed ^^^^^^^
    
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