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post #1011 of 1974
1) Do you currently own an SSD? Are you planning on purchasing one or more in the near future?

Yes! Intel 510, 120GB. I love it. I'd like to get a new one over the next year to start my next build, though.

2) If you’re planning on purchasing an SSD, which brand(s) are you considering and why (price, performance, reliability, brand, etc.)?

Intel, because my 510 hasn't let me down and I value reliability over small performance gains which the reviews seem to confirm with other brands.

3) How often do you purchase a new PC (every 12 months or less, every 12-18 months, 18-24 months, 2-3 years, over 3 years)?

I build one and add new components to it every 6 months to a year or so.


4) (For Canadian Residents) What is 125 plus 45 divided by 3 minus 13?

125 + (45 / 3) - 13
125 + 15 - 13
140 - 13
=127
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post #1012 of 1974
1) Do you currently own an SSD? Are you planning on purchasing one or more in the near future?
No, Yes.


2) If you’re planning on purchasing an SSD, which brand(s) are you considering and why (price, performance, reliability, brand, etc.)?
Intel/OCZ/Kingston Price/performance/reliability/warranty


3) How often do you purchase a new PC (every 12 months or less, every 12-18 months, 18-24 months, 2-3 years, over 3 years)?
2-3yrs


4) (For Canadian Residents) What is 125 plus 45 divided by 3 minus 13?
127
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post #1013 of 1974
Another great giveaway!

1) Do you currently own an SSD? Are you planning on purchasing one or more in the near future? I dont currently, but I was/am planing to in the near future

2) If you’re planning on purchasing an SSD, which brand(s) are you considering and why (price, performance, reliability, brand, etc.)? Brands im considering are corsair/samsung, only because I havent really done any research on SSD's for a while and they seemed like the best bet for my needs upto now

3) How often do you purchase a new PC (every 12 months or less, every 12-18 months, 18-24 months, 2-3 years, over 3 years)? Erm, I upgrade when and if I need to, 6-12months say

4) (For Canadian Residents) What is 125 plus 45 divided by 3 minus 13? N/A
post #1014 of 1974
1) Do you currently own an SSD? Are you planning on purchasing one or more in the near future?
I have used one but I sold it because it was too small. If I don't win this, I will be buying a new one in the future.

2) If you’re planning on purchasing an SSD, which brand(s) are you considering and why (price, performance, reliability, brand, etc.)?
Intel, and Corsair. I always go with these brands because they always live up to my standards. I focus on performance and reliability with these two brands.

3) How often do you purchase a new PC (every 12 months or less, every 12-18 months, 18-24 months, 2-3 years, over 3 years)?
Probably every 18 months.

I'm in! Also not Canadian.
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post #1015 of 1974
1) Do you currently own an SSD? Are you planning on purchasing one or more in the near future?
Yes I do and I. I do not plan on purchasing one as they are still very expensive.

2) If you’re planning on purchasing an SSD, which brand(s) are you considering and why (price, performance, reliability, brand, etc.)?
I currently like crucial m4 as it gives great performance and reliability for a cheaper price than a vertex 3 but I friend wants me to look at the Adata ssd.

3) How often do you purchase a new PC (every 12 months or less, every 12-18 months, 18-24 months, 2-3 years, over 3 years)?
I build my own computer every 3-5 years.

4) (For Canadian Residents) What is 125 plus 45 divided by 3 minus 13?
answer= 127
post #1016 of 1974
1) Do you currently own an SSD? Are you planning on purchasing one or more in the near future?
Yes, Kingston HyperX 120. I plan to buy a 240 when prices eventually drop.

2) If you’re planning on purchasing an SSD, which brand(s) are you considering and why (price, performance, reliability, brand, etc.)?
Kingston and Intel. I've had many Kingston products in the past and found them quite reliable but I plan on trying out Intel's SSDs regardless of winning one or not. Heard many good things.

3) How often do you purchase a new PC (every 12 months or less, every 12-18 months, 18-24 months, 2-3 years, over 3 years)?
Last PC was 6 years ago. Just built a new one 2 months ago.

4) (For Canadian Residents) What is 125 plus 45 divided by 3 minus 13?
127
    
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post #1017 of 1974
1) Intel 160gb x25-m, not til I upgrade to a sata 6 board, a 510 would give me incentive to do so

2) Intel, crucial - stability - price - speed, in that order

3) Hard to say, Im usually upgrading one part or another every couple months
    
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post #1018 of 1974
1) Do you currently own an SSD? Are you planning on purchasing one or more in the near future?

Yes, and yes. I currently have 2 Intel X25M's (80gb) in RAID0. I am looking to upgrade to a larger single drive.

2) If you’re planning on purchasing an SSD, which brand(s) are you considering and why (price, performance, reliability, brand, etc.)?

Intel for sure, they have the best warranty in the industry and I haven't had any issues with mine so far.

3) How often do you purchase a new PC (every 12 months or less, every 12-18 months, 18-24 months, 2-3 years, over 3 years)?

I usually upgrade SOMETHING within 12-18 months, and depending on whats out, try to build a new rig every 24 months or so.
post #1019 of 1974
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1) Do you currently own an SSD? Are you planning on purchasing one or more in the near future?

I don't own one but I'd like one ;D I am planning to add one in the future and use it as an OS drive.
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2) If you’re planning on purchasing an SSD, which brand(s) are you considering and why (price, performance, reliability, brand, etc.)?

My rig started as a low end entry level gaming PC, but has been upgraded to something more. I definitely look for price/performance ratio and reliability over anything else. I would even take a lower capacity (60gb minimum) drive with higher speed for less money as opposed to the best of the best if it meant being able to afford it. As for brands, Intel or anything with a Sandforce controller (OCZ, Crucial) is what I'd go with because of recommendations and things I've read on OCN.
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3) How often do you purchase a new PC (every 12 months or less, every 12-18 months, 18-24 months, 2-3 years, over 3 years)?

I've upgraded my current system to what it is now and will continue to in the future to try and keep up with technology. Realistically, I've always had outdated, underpowered systems up until I built this machine initially in the beginning of 2010. When a machine can no longer run the latest games at a playable frame rate, and even simple things like using the operating system and web browsing are very slow, the machine is past it's prime. I'd say the max I'd hold on to a system is 5 years, but the most often I can afford to upgrade or buy a new one is every 2 years or so.

Thank you for your consideration.
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post #1020 of 1974
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1) Do you currently own an SSD? Are you planning on purchasing one or more in the near future?
Yes, I do. Of course! When price per gb gets a little better, I will be all over it!

2) If you’re planning on purchasing an SSD, which brand(s) are you considering and why (price, performance, reliability, brand, etc.)?
OCZ, Corsair, Intel. I've always had good luck with OCZ and Corsair. Intel drives just seem fast!

3) How often do you purchase a new PC (every 12 months or less, every 12-18 months, 18-24 months, 2-3 years, over 3 years)?
I like to refresh part by part, so whenever a new piece tickles my fancy. I've been on my sig rig for 3.5 years. biggrin.gif

4) (For Canadian Residents) What is 125 plus 45 divided by 3 minus 13?
NOT IN CANADA LUL!
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