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post #11 of 25
SSD is the single best upgrade you can do to your computer hands down.
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post #12 of 25
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Ok thanks guys! I got a newegg gift certificate for my birthday, so I'm gonna buy a SSD.
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Crucial M4
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post #14 of 25
SSD. Don't forget about SandForce 2281 drives. Buy with caution.
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post #15 of 25
Get the SSD man. It will be a massive upgrade from a mechanical HDD. Also I personally recommend crucial products so get an M4.
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post #16 of 25
I have been debating the same thing for quite some time now. It was the difference between a new monitor and a SDD however. I would recommend this:

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=581819&Sku=C13-8120

Tiger Direct is one of my personal favorites when it comes to PC components. That sale is a great deal by the way. I got most of my parts from them and plus corsair is a reputable company in the SSD industry.

No matter which SSD you decide on, you will notice a massive increase in read an write times that will make you want to build a RAID array of SSDs and never go back to HDDs ever again.
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post #17 of 25
non-sandforce ssd! NOT bulldozer..OR..hehe 3 500gb wd blacks in raid 0

ssd is a VERY noticeable upgrade..actually so is 3 hdds in raid 0
 
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post #18 of 25
depending of what you need ssd or better video card... if you have 6 cores you're golden....
post #19 of 25
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Originally Posted by G3RG View Post
Bulldozer would be a pretty significant upgrade for you even if it is lacking in performance atm lol.
Sure, but you can get a heck of a lot better CPU for less money than a BD.
post #20 of 25
SSD.
Bulldozer was a fail. It's not terrible, but not what everyone was expecting. For being in production for so long and not gaining much ground, it is one of the biggest pieces of crap ever.

If you're looking for an SSD to get, I absolutely love my Crucial M4.
Best of luck.

EDIT: Crucial M4 is going to be one of the shell shockers on Newegg.com today. Pick that sucker up!
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