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post #251 of 1974
1) Do you currently own an SSD? Are you planning on purchasing one or more in the near future?
Yes, a Patriot Torqx 2. Yes, as part of my next build

2) If you’re planning on purchasing an SSD, which brand(s) are you considering and why (price, performance, reliability, brand, etc.)?
Crucial M4 or Corsair Force GT for price & performance, but these new 520's may make me rethink that!

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)?
"Full" PC, every 12-18 months but component upgrades are much more frequent - every 3-6 months
    
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post #252 of 1974
1) Do you currently own an SSD? Are you planning on purchasing one or more in the near future? I do not own one now, however I've been interested in picking one up next time I have the cash/prices drop.

2) If you’re planning on purchasing an SSD, which brand(s) are you considering and why (price, performance, reliability, brand, etc.)? Like I said, price is a big issue for me. I haven't heard any major complaints about specific brands. I wouldn't be too concerned about performance as long as it's outdoing the standard HDD. Intel seems like it's usually at the higher price range so they wouldn't really be considered.

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)? Throughout the year I upgrade when I can, a full new PC is prob every 2-3 years.

4) (For Canadian Residents) What is 125 plus 45 divided by 3 minus 13? Not a Canadian resident.
post #253 of 1974
1) Do you currently own an SSD? Are you planning on purchasing one or more in the near future?
I do not but I am currently looking to purchase one in the very 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 that I'm looking are Corsair, Intel, and OCZ. All three brands are very reliable and of all the SSD's on the market Intel has probably the fastest Read/Write speed. As for price it does not really matter, because in the long run you can reuse a SSD in almost any system with a SATA connection.

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)?
Every year I buy a desktop, even more than one over the course of the year.
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post #254 of 1974
1) Do you currently own an SSD? Are you planning on purchasing one or more in the near future?
No. When models with higher capacity for a decent price show up I will.

2) If you’re planning on purchasing an SSD, which brand(s) are you considering and why (price, performance, reliability, brand, etc.)?
Intel, Crucial or Corsair, the main thing is it needs to be reliable and have enough space for a decent price, which SSDs at this time don't have.

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)?
Every 12-18 months.

4) (For Canadian Residents) What is 125 plus 45 divided by 3 minus 13?
Not Canadian.
post #255 of 1974
1) Do you currently own an SSD? Are you planning on purchasing one or more in the near future?
No, Yes (thinking on two 64GB in RAID0).

2) If you’re planning on purchasing an SSD, which brand(s) are you considering and why (price, performance, reliability, brand, etc.)?
Corsair M4: Not SandForce (wouldn't want my SSD to fail), relatively good price, relatively good IO.

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 upgrade every two years or so.

4) (For Canadian Residents) What is 125 plus 45 divided by 3 minus 13?
Why only Canadians? Legality issues?
post #256 of 1974
1) I currently own an SSD for my laptop, no plans to purchase one in the near future.

2) Hypothetical as I'm not planning on purchasing one: OCZ, Intel, G.Skill

3) New components every 3-6mo, complete PC overhaul every year or so.
post #257 of 1974
1) Do you currently own an SSD? Are you planning on purchasing one or more in the near future? When the price drop

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

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)? 12-18

4) (For Canadian Residents) What is 125 plus 45 divided by 3 minus 13?
post #258 of 1974
1) Do you currently own an SSD? Are you planning ?on purchasing one or more in the near future

Yes

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

Crucial because never tried anything else

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)?

About every 12-18 months


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

Sorry Not Canadian. but answer is 127
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post #259 of 1974
1) Do you currently own an SSD? Are you planning on purchasing one or more in the near future?
I do currently own an SSD but I do plan on purchasing another for my laptop to help out with boot times!

2) If you’re planning on purchasing an SSD, which brand(s) are you considering and why (price, performance, reliability, brand, etc.)?
Only brands I current trust is Intel(own one), Samsung (own one), and Crucial due to it's good reputation.

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 would say ever year in a half or so will I do major upgrades to my PC or decide to build another.
post #260 of 1974
1) Do you currently own an SSD? Are you planning on purchasing one or more in the near future?
Do not own one currently. Yes, I do plan on buying one when I can get a 1TB SSD for $150.

2) If you’re planning on purchasing an SSD, which brand(s) are you considering and why (price, performance, reliability, brand, etc.)?
Looking at Intel, Samsung, and Corsair. As with all my other components, I'm looking for the best price/performance ratio.

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)?
Doesn't really apply to me unless were talking about a full motherboard, RAM, CPU platform upgrade. If that is the case then my answer is every 18-24 months.

4) (For Canadian Residents) What is 125 plus 45 divided by 3 minus 13?
Not Canadian, but the answer is 127.

Math:

45 / 3 = 15
15 + 125 = 140
140 - 13 = 127
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