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Agility 3 60gb, how excited should i be?

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Was a newegg 72hr sale, I only paid $55 after rebate $80 before.

With my current system I'll only be able to run it with Sata 2. I'll be flashing it's firmware with the newest and then installing Windows 7 64bit and probably just Battlefield 3 and a couple other apps. After Windows how much space am I looking at to play with? 35gbish?

How much noticable speed difference should I see coming from an older SINGLE Sata 2 drive? In games?

I've heard good and bad things about these drives, but i hear the new firmware has fixed alot of problems people have been having.
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You should be very excited! You'll see quite a significant improvement from your sata ii hdd.
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Yup, indeed you should. I just picked up a 60gb Solid 3 and couldn't be happier. I haven't had any issues with it. I'd recommend updating the firmware before you do anything. I also have Windows 7 64bit, BF3 and a few other apps/small games installed. I have about 35gb free, so you were right on with that. Enjoy it! 10 second boot times are great!
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when u can try to get sata III its insanely fast.

i upgraded my HDD to a first gen ssd and the speed bump was unbelievable.
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post #5 of 6
$55 was a great deal. I would have bought 2.

...and been very excited.
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After installing Windows and programs like Office, browsers, other utilities, I have about 32 GB free. I could increase this free space by adjusting the page file created by Windows from my 8 GB of RAM (by default it made an 8 GB page file, I reduced it to 4).

Prepare to be blown away if all you've used up until now was a traditional HDD drive!
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