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post #51 of 116
I have a gut feeling to stock up on ram.
post #52 of 116
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Originally Posted by PandaAttack View Post
See attached. I doubt any OCNers will be falling for this, but it's time get the word out to hold off on hard drive purchases until prices return to normal.
Wow that drive was $199 about 30 mins ago
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post #53 of 116
The front page of the hard drive section showed $199. I clicked to screenshot that price and it had already changed. Woohoo!
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Well, the Zenbook that I want uses ssd anyway...

On a side note, I am happy to see ASUS becoming a big player. I like them, never been disappointed in anything that I bought from them. Including this Transformer.
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Makes SSDs seem affordable now.
 
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post #57 of 116
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Originally Posted by Darkpriest667 View Post
So what you're saying is youve never read any of the information and studies showing the failure rate of Mechanical HDDs and SSDs is almost identical.


My Samsung spinpoint is more reliable than any SSD except intel who I imagine is lying about their failure rates (.59% really bullcrap LOL)

http://www.macobserver.com/tmo/artic...failure_rates/

http://www.zdnet.com/blog/storage/ss...han-disks/1222

per bit they are less reliable.


Lucky for Intel they got to self report their failure rates. While everyone else had their failure rate reported by the consumer.
You see, when you don't look into the information you cite as the truth, you just end up making my point stronger.

Those numbers you cited are return rates, not failure rates.

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...te,2923-3.html

Moving parts vs. no moving parts. There is absolutely no way that having no moving parts would be less reliable.
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post #58 of 116
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Originally Posted by SyncMaster753 View Post
All i'm saying is that if i were spec'ing a laptop right now and for an extra ~$150 i could get a 120/160GB ssd instead of an HDD i'd probably take it
I configured a high end laptop. One of the best you can ever find, and top MSI Model. I got the money to spend ( see sig rig ).

But i chose to get Dual 750Gb HDD in Raid 0. Much better then some stupid SSD imo.

Now i can buy SSD in our country, and connect it via E-sata if i really would need and SSD, which i might try out for things like Steam.
Edited by Shadowness - 11/1/11 at 3:18pm
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*snip*
Unfortunately, last I checked you can't even purchase F3s. Out of stock.
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