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My budget is £60.
I want a long lasting drive and that will run games very quickly. Since i sold my vertex 2 40GB OCZ, i've noticed stuttering in games right before something is going to happen. This must be a limitation from the hard drive.

Thank you!
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crucial m4 64gb
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Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by ironsurvivor;15427385 
crucial m4 64gb

This is £80.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BradleyW;15427368 
This must be a limitation from the hard drive

Have you ensured that everything is working properly?
Edited by jlells01 - 10/23/11 at 8:18pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ironsurvivor;15427385 
crucial m4 64gb

^ this, I know it's over the budget but I would say you should only cut corners to a certain point. You were better off keeping the Vertex 2.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jlells01;15427778 
Have you ensured that everything is working properly?


Everything is sound wink.gif
Quote:
Originally Posted by Junkboy;15427927 
^ this, I know it's over the budget but I would say you should only cut corners to a certain point. You were better off keeping the Vertex 2.

So going below £80 SSD's is too much of a risk for a games drive? I might have to think about this one.
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Yeh, borrow 20 pounds somewhere and get m4. It's already quite low and a good deal. I bought my C300 for 90 like half a year ago and I can't stop enjoying the speeds wink.gif
Edited by XSCounter - 10/24/11 at 12:43am
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BradleyW;15427368 
My budget is £60.
I want a long lasting drive and that will run games very quickly. Since i sold my vertex 2 40GB OCZ, i've noticed stuttering in games right before something is going to happen. This must be a limitation from the hard drive.

Thank you!

Unless you're running dangerously low on RAM, or you're playing RAGE, the harddrive wouldn't have that sort of effect. Something is amiss.
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post #9 of 11
Thread Starter 
Thanks for the suggestions.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jlells01;15427778 
Have you ensured that everything is working properly?
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cyph3r;15429533 
Unless you're running dangerously low on RAM, or you're playing RAGE, the harddrive wouldn't have that sort of effect. Something is amiss.

With current games that load lots of textures across various points of a map, it's been clearly shown that hard drive speed has a huge effect in relation to sudden slowdowns (since the texture data is yanked from the game data on the hard drive). The trend that showed HD speed has little impact on gaming outside of map load times is old news now.

OP, have you decided which way to go? I thought a lot of the bigger names didn't have much of a problem with life span. What capacity were you looking for?
    
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