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Hiya! I heard somewhere that you re spawn as fast depending on how fast your hard drive is? WHERE DID I MISS THIS? Is it true? Might as well buy a hyper x
    
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You mean on online games?

You re-spawn based on the countdown timer dictated by the server and game you're playing on.
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You mean on online games?

You re-spawn based on the countdown timer dictated by the server and game you're playing on.
The only thing a faster hard drive will help with loading games, it will not help with respawn times, that is why there is a countdown like this poster said. If a faster hard drive made you respawn faster, everyone would have a ssd xD.
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Like Track says!

I have had 6 different SSD's and plenty of HDD's, only thing a faster HDD/SSD does is to decrease loadtimes (Loading a map and so on).

Respawn time and so on is different from game to game.
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haha... If this was true, there would be so many people with obscence numbers of SSD's in RAID0 just for spawn advantage.

EDIT: Like this...

    
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haha... If this was true, there would be so many people with obscence numbers of SSD's in RAID0 just for spawn advantage.

EDIT: Like this...
That's right! Also since some computers are faster than others its normal to put spawn time on games.

I almost always come in as first or one of the first to a server, since I have a fast computer and fast internet, so my loading of a map usually goes quite fast compared to many other "normal" computers.

So how would a game be, if people that have a more expensive computers always get to the capture points or the next goal a minute before some even have started? That would not be good (except for me that is).
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