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WOW!!! Helpful!!!


I've just looked at your Sig Rig and you have a Samsung F3.... Me too!!!


P.S. Glad to see someone who actually deserves 5 Flames!!
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WOW!!! Helpful!!!
I've just looked at your Sig Rig and you have a Samsung F3.... Me too!!!
P.S. Glad to see someone who actually deserves 5 Flames!!

lol, thanks.

Also, Idk of you saw this...I have a bad memory so forget it if I already showed/helped you in it or you've seen it, but check my install guide out.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1156654/seans-windows-7-install-guide-optimization-for-ssds-hdds

And also this thread if you want to learn about SSDs and some other things.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1179518/seans-ssd-buyers-guide-information-thread
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forget about the 5400rpm drive, they are extremely slow and won't worth the little amount of silence that you would obtain, get an SSD and use your current drive for storage until the HDD crysis of thailand ends smile.gif
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Yeah, I have seen both those links on the Toms Hardware Website!!
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Yeah, I have seen both those links on the Toms Hardware Website!!

No way! Really?

I guess my stuff = awesome smile.gif
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forget about the 5400rpm drive, they are extremely slow and won't worth the little amount of silence that you would obtain, get an SSD and use your current drive for storage until the HDD crysis of thailand ends smile.gif


Yeah, I'm going to get a Crucial M4 in the future.... Thanks!
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The WD Greens arn't too bad for OS.
I must admit my system takes a bit to load, but my programs are fine.
I can hear mine read and write but only with fans at 30%.

..until they fail..they have a high failure rate
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forget about the 5400rpm drive, they are extremely slow and won't worth the little amount of silence that you would obtain, get an SSD and use your current drive for storage until the HDD crysis of thailand ends smile.gif


:lachen.gif does anyone see what i see? :lachen.gif: :thinking.gif: thought Crysis was on a korean island... lachen.gif ..btw^ that's sound advice yessir.gif
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for backup storage it's great. for actual everyday use...not so much. by the way, i have that same samsung hard drive running in my system. bought it 6 years ago and it's still running like a champ, and it's pretty quiet, too.
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I've got a Western Digital Caviar Green drive that spins between 5400RPM and 6400RPM depending on what's going on and it's pretty good. It takes a while (45secs~) to start up but in most games and applications it's fine.
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