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Hey guys i need a new ssd so i will be doing 1 ssd for os 1 ssd for games/programs 1 HDD 7200 rpm for my recordings movies ets

so what ssd do you guys think is good it should have 200+ gb and it should not cost to much dont mind my budget but just dont over do it.
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Get the 256GB M4, best bang for your buck compared to the 250GB Intel 510 series, more reliable than the Vertex 3, and its newest gen.
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oh the Crucial m4 2.5" 256GB thats abit to much i got the money but i dont want to spend that much have any other?

also you can recommend me what size i need if am going to use it for programs and games

oh and is it a problem to have programs on your os drive if you got the space? if not what space do i need for games with a new ssd oh and am probably going to use the game ssd for when i download games and movies/programs so i can extract the files on my game ssd so it will be faster extracting than using my hdd to extract files
Edited by Relaxy - 10/22/11 at 12:55am
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oh the Crucial m4 2.5" 256GB thats abit to much i got the money but i dont want to spend that much have any other?

also you can recommend me what size i need if am going to use it for programs and games

oh and is it a problem to have programs on your os drive if you got the space? if not what space do i need for games with a new ssd oh and am probably going to use the game ssd for when i download games and movies/programs so i can extract the files on my game ssd so it will be faster extracting than using my hdd to extract files
If you want a Sata III ssd that's guaranteed reliable, you have two choices. The M4 or the Intel 510.

And no, it's no issue at all to have your games on the same drive.
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what size do you think i need m8?
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I'm using 128gb size. I currently have everything I use loaded and am only taking up about 30gb. I have steam on a different ssd drive though. If steam was on my os drive, I'd be near 100gb.
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post #7 of 13
Def get the 256GB M4! Its worth the extra cash mate.
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If you have an alternative means of storage then you can live comfortably on 128g for installed applications and games

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Crucial M4 or if don't mind SATA 2, Crucial C300.

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post #10 of 13
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am using my 110 gb ssd for programs os and games and 1 tb storage hdd but am getting new ssd cus of when i extract and move files on my os ssd it gets slow when i try to do different stuff in my os so i want an other ssd so i can do all my extracting there but i will be using that new ssd for games and programs and extract move delete big files on it so what size do you think?
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