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Do you think it would be a good idea to wait to get a SSD until Windows 8 comes out?

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Now I just recently build my PC a month ago and I have been pondering if I should get a SSD now or wait until Windows 8(if I get it). What do you guys think?
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I would wait until the price of ssd comes down until you can buy a 128gb or 250gb for the 64gb price.
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i would just go for it. if you shop around you can find a 60-64gb ssd for under $100, and the performance boost over a HDD is unreal.
    
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Find some cheap 60gb drives and set them up in RAID 0. I've seen OCZ Agility 3's for $80 (60gb). With Raid 0, you'd probably pull off just over 1gb/s read speeds, provided your mobo could handle it.
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If you can find a good SSD for under 100 I say go for it. I have had my SSD for a while now and I can gladly say it was one of the most noticeable upgrades I made in a long times. $100 isn't a lot of money to begin with so why not give yourself a nice treat.
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i think you should wait for windows 10 to get ssd
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Originally Posted by doomlord52 View Post
Find some cheap 60gb drives and set them up in RAID 0. I've seen OCZ Agility 3's for $80 (60gb). With Raid 0, you'd probably pull off just over 1gb/s read speeds, provided your mobo could handle it.
i wouldnt recomend any ssd with the sandforce controller, its reputation is still very poor, about 50-50 youll get a good drive or a dud. either crucial or intel is the way to go for a ssd.


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Originally Posted by danttruong View Post
i think you should wait for windows 10 to get ssd
im hoping that by then you can get a ssd with 2gb:$1
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in a long enough timeline, the survival rate for everyone drops to 0
    
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