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Hey all,

Just a quick question... Is it a good idea to run games off an SSD?

Thanks..
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well... loading games will be faster but won't effect the FPS
    
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If you don't want to watch the loading screens that much, then yes, but it doesn't really have effect on your fps.

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As already mentioned, it only improves loading times and does NOT effect the fps / gameplay. I don't bother personally. My SSD is just for applications and OS
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No real improvement, but say an explosion happens in game. The textures and such for the explosion will load faster from the drive and you will have more consistent FPS.
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No real improvement, but say an explosion happens in game. The textures and such for the explosion will load faster from the drive and you will have more consistent FPS.

+1

If you have low VRAM and/or system RAM, having the game on an SSD would help with texture stuttering. I also enjoy using an SSD for all my ISO's of Playstation and Wii games since they have a lot more loading screens and the SSD helps almost eliminate them.
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