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Best games for SSD

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This isn't a question about which SSD is the best for games, but quite the other way round. I have a Crucial M4 128Gb and I only have 71Gb of free space, so I have to be selective.

What type of game or which games would benefit the most from SSD compared to HDD? RPG games with a lot of calculations going on or graphically intensive ones?

Here's my list of 'heavyweight' Steam games:

GTA4+expansion
Mass Effect
NFS: HP
Portal
Civ 4+expansions
TitanQuest+expansion
Splinter Cell Conviction
TrackMania United

And Oblivion, which isn't from steam
    
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if game's bottleneck is hdd i'd say it is bad coded game

like arma2 in early builds for example, from your list i think gta is will benefit most from ssd

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Try HL2 based Single player games, like portal or HL episode 1 and 2, those transitioning loading screens always bugged me.
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i think gta and oblivion
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WoW loading screens are breeze with SSDs.
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