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SLI GTX570 or SATA3 SSD?

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I have been reading that a SSD can improve your FPS in gaming, but I am wondering what is better value.

Kingston SH100S3/120G HyperX 120GB Sanforce SATA3 SSD HDD $199

or

another Gigabyte GeForce GTX 570 1280MB Overclocked V2 $390

and if I went SLI would I also need a bigger PSU?

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If your using a single monitor get the ssd. And i dont see how an ssd could improve FPS. Load time yes. I could be wrong though. In fact get the ssd i think another 570 would be bottlenecked by your cpu.
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I don't know how good that psu is but 750w is fine for gtx 570 sli.
570 sli all the way pffff screw that ssd bs. FPS > Boot time.
     
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I am 99% sure that an SSD will not help your FPS. It's mostly useful (game wise) for loading maps/levels. That's when SSDs really fly!

EDIT: I'd actually say get a 1tb WD Black for your programs/games instead of using your 2 TB Green (just use the green for backups/media). And get another 570. biggrin.gif
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What?

SSD's will not help your FPS, only the time it takes to load that map/objects into memory.
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Ok so what I read seems some what miss leading, it said that the games play a lot smoother and quicker doh.gif

Since only one person has said something about my PSU I guess it would good enough for the job.
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Lol SSD = Load times, graphics card = FPS, you decide which is better wink.gif
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Smoothness and fps are not effected by the ssd i believe.. however itl make them load times seem like nothing and boot times to, second graphics card is more important though =]
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