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I'm not the biggest fan of my 64GB as a boot drive. There is to much stuff out there that will only save to your C Drive.
Like what? I've been running 10Gb partitions for my OS's for as long as I can remember and I've never filled it. There's 2Gb free on my x86 partition and 1.5 free on my x64 partition.
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post #32 of 36
It's worth it

Also, I see the M4 64GB is slightly cheaper than that force 3. gogogo
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Very much worth it. I'm running a 64gb m4 and still have 43gb free with only windows 7 on it; and this is without any tweaks, a full windows install.
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Yes it's one of the best things I've purchased so far. I had a 40gb for just the OS and that made things feel much snappier then before.
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windows 7-64 with a fresh install takes 15gb, disable pagefile, system restore, and more crap, you get around 10gb, so i believe you will have 50gb of greatness

i am waiting for my m4, "FOR ME" it is more than enough space, i will install games and a lot of stuff, i can imagine gta4 running without stutter OMG
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For gaming alone, I would say its not worth it. However, as a boot drive, it is VERY much worth it.

For gaming it gets a little tricky. Games that load things on the fly (mainly MMOs) will benefit quite a bit from it. When I used to still play WoW, the overall experience was a LOT smoother, especially when flying through a city.

Single player games will, for the most part, only benefit in load times. Once you are past the loading screen you will see little to no benefit.
For multiplayer "match" type games (where you go into a specific level and play a match against opponents, such as LoL or any shooter games), your load time will be faster, but it will only matter if you enter halfway through the match. If you enter at the beginning, you will load faster, but it doesn't matter as you still have to wait for the match to start.

Like I said though, if you have the budget for it, it is VERY much worth it as a boot drive alone.
    
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