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wow i cant even spell lmao. question for you nbm, ur 30gb kingston u only use for os. im worried to go that small for just os and stuff like aim and skype and little stuff like that
    
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wow i cant even spell lmao. question for you nbm, ur 30gb kingston u only use for os. im worried to go that small for just os and stuff like aim and skype and little stuff like that
I have a TON of things on my SSD and I still have 6gb left and that's with my fathers 500mb account. The lowest I ever got was 2gb and then I deleted the random and useless files that accumulate over time.

Edit: by things I mean drivers/ small programs, 3 different web browsers and things like that. I don't have any games on it.
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wish i knew how to set up the ssd right im afraid that updates will cause problems and all that
    
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wish i knew how to set up the ssd right im afraid that updates will cause problems and all that
I never updated my SSD and it works fine for a boot drive. I have a boot up time of 7 seconds and 9 when you include POST.
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no i ment like windows updates
    
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Well games dont use more then 4gb. I will eventually go 4 sticks but i def dont need 32gigs because my sr2 has a crap load
You're also running more than just a game at any one time. So the games not using more than 4gb is kind of a misnomer.
post #17 of 22
That set up looks pretty good. The I5 sandy bridge is a beast from what I have read, and heard. When I build I ALWAYS build around the PSU. You made a very good choice. IMO

The cooler. Looks much better than the stock for shore. But the zalman is probably a little better. I love copper but those fins will make you run for a band aid if you slip LOL.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835118003

I would shoot for 8 gigs. But you can always upgrade another day. The 560 is just awesume great card. I have the 570 and its a beast. You could always sli later if money is tight. I agree with nbmjhk6 on the M.B.Good luck man

PS that PSU will do anything you want. SLI , OC. Your good
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really sli 560 on a seasonic 660.

When the newer cards come out does that mean i will need more power
    
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no i ment like windows updates
I have them all and still have 6gb.

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really sli 560 on a seasonic 660.

When the newer cards come out does that mean i will need more power
Yep. I already said this?

You can even overclock them to the max.

When the newer cards come out they are expected to need less power so you will be fine.
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I have a 60 Gb OCZ Agility 3 as my boot drive. Second system with an SSD boot drive - could never go back. It speeds so many things beyond initial boot.

As long as you set up windows to direct all non OS stuff to another drive you should be fine. I have Norton, Creative, Adobe, a bunch of (small) diagnostics programs on my boot drive and it has only dropped from 21 Gb of free space to 19 Gb since I started using it.
I think the media has overblown windows wearing out ssd's. The SSD will last long past when you will want a sata5 device. Use the regular setup and you'll be fine.
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