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Intel 80gb SSD, enough space?

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So I'm debating whether or not i should jump on the current deal(newegg 69.99 AR) for the 320 series 80gb ssd for my macbook pro.

Here's the thing though, will it be enough space for Mac OSX (snow leopard) and Windows 7 installed via bootcamp? I have the older x25m 80gb installed in my desktop as a secondary for apps and available space out of the box is 74.5gb which would probably be the same for the 320.

As for files, I wouldn't really have anything but the two OS and programs like Office 2010,Microsoft Visual Studio 2010, and other basic messenger apps.

Will this be enough? Normally I hate using my laptop but my classes require it and launching/ using Visual Studio 2010 is slooww compared to my desktop. Boot times are also a nightmare too. Just wondering how close I'd be cutting it with 74.5gb's

Thanks!
Edited by yuisporing - 2/1/12 at 10:59pm
post #2 of 6
I have the original 750 GB hdd and ive used around 200 gigs in 4 months... but i take mine around and like to use it for music and pictures and stuff...

and i hardly notice the speed difference between my desktop... what macbook you havE?
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post #3 of 6
For that purpose I wouldn't recommend it, I'd barley recommend a 120gb one for that.
post #4 of 6
It would probably fit, but you're looking at 10gb or so of swap space which really isn't much if you want to save files to the thing.
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no on my 64gb i have about 40GB spare after windows alone so if u add osX ono that as well maybe 20GB spare. not really enough to do much with.
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I also have a 64gb M4 and I only have 30gb left and I have just uninstalled skyrim. I basically only have room for one game. Next purchase is another 64gb m4 in,raid0.
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