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post #11 of 34
You pretty much have your own question answered...

SSD = Speed
HDD = Space

If one needs only space, SSD is not an option. Similarily, if one needs only speed then HDD is not an option. There's a good reason why people have both.
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If you look on Ebay you can still get HDs at their original price if you look hard enough
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Could you be more specific about why you don't care for SSD in a gaming rig?
for me personally? I can't justify the cost for the extra speed. I'm quite content with my load times for my games and the applications I use. To me, there is just no real point in spending the money on an SSD when I can get 10 times the storage capacity and a very small increase in load times. Again, that's for me personally, but my main point still remains. If the OP is more interested in space then there's no contest that HDD is still the king. If the OP is more interested in quick boot times and load times, then the SSD is king.
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If I cared about the trivial and barely-noticeable performance increase I'd get with putting SSD's in place of my Raptors, I'd go to SSD. Naw, I'll wait until these ones burn out. $150~ to shave one second off of my game load/boot times? No thanks.
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post #15 of 34
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I would say wait off. Still, like the user above me said, why the heck would you buy an 80GB HDD? Get a 1TB dude...
Because they're cheaper....? I don't get why this is a hard concept.
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post #16 of 34
80GB vs 1TB. that's a difference of 920GB. Do you know how cheap a HDD would have to be for the price-to-storage ratio to even begin to make sense? Zero point in buying an 80GB HDD.
Edited by b3machi7ke - 11/2/11 at 12:46pm
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post #17 of 34
5th October i took 2TB drive for 410 NIS and now it's 820 in same shop :O twice the price in month, omg...
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post #18 of 34
Quote:
Originally Posted by pLuhhmm View Post
Because they're cheaper....? I don't get why this is a hard concept.
A 80GB HDD is much more expensive from a GB/$ and performance/$ perspective.
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post #19 of 34
The fact that your entire steam library needs to be in the same directory rules me out of any SSD for now. Luckily I had bought 4 x 1TB F3s about 6 weeks ago for a video drive RAID. I'd be in trouble now had I not done that.
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