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Overclocked system and vertex 3 = random freezes BSOD ....

One advice before you purchase any Ssd go first to manufacture product support forum or something like that you would be surprised how much money and time a simple home work could save you... I learn the hard way ... You don't have too

Love the speed when it work hate disappointment when it frezzes ....
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I'll stick with my magnetic radiation proof HDD's thank you.
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It's almost 2012 and people are still questioning if an SSD is worth it? I can't stand using computers with mechanical drives. Both my desktop and laptop have SSDs and there's no way in hell I'd go back. I'd downgrade my graphics card before running a regular hard drive as a boot disk.
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It's almost 2012 and people are still questioning if an SSD is worth it? I can't stand using computers with mechanical drives. Both my desktop and laptop have SSDs and there's no way in hell I'd go back. I'd downgrade my graphics card before running a regular hard drive as a boot disk.

run a OS that doesn't disk write like crazy.
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I just threw one in my system about two months ago and am blown away how fast games load and how snappy windows is.
Same. I've went through a few SSDs with subpar quality. My current Corsair Force GT is great.
Even the mouse pointer response is glass smooth on the desktop.

If some can find a good deal, I recommended it. Just do extensive research to buy the right one.
Some models are very flaky.
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IMO, the real world differences between an SSD and a HDD is too small to justify the cost. I previously had an OCZ Agility 2 60GB, and while it was faster than my Samsung F3, there wasn't that much of a difference in general usage. Booting Windows was definitely a lot quicker, though.

I'll probably go back to SSD's when they're around $0.50/gb or lower.
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i have a 120gb kingston (asus made) ssd... and i really don't notice much performance difference when in comparison with my WD Black
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i have a 120gb kingston (asus made) ssd... and i really don't notice much performance difference when in comparison with my WD Black


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I'll never install a HDD again. SSD ftw
    
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Same. I've went through a few SSDs with subpar quality. My current Corsair Force GT is great.
Even the mouse pointer response is glass smooth on the desktop.

If some can find a good deal, I recommended it. Just do extensive research to buy the right one.
Some models are very flaky.
Put a regular HDD back in your system, now listen carefully, DISABLE VIRTUAL MEMORY
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