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post #261 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?
Nope. I do plan on getting one in the future probably when the HDD prices go back to normal so I can upgrade my storage too.

2) If you’re planning on purchasing an SSD, which brand(s) are you considering and why (price, performance, reliability, brand, etc.)?
I was looking at the Corsair Force 3 60GB. Looks just what I need

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 I build a max of 3 computers annually. Not for business or anything but for personal use.

4) (For Canadian Residents) What is 125 plus 45 divided by 3 minus 13?
I live in SoCal. lol
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post #262 of 1974
1) Do you currently own an SSD? Are you planning on purchasing one or more in the near future?
Yes, I have a Crucial C300 64GBwhich runs my OS and a few AutoDesk Programs. I am looking at purchasing a Larger Capacity drive as mine is always near full capacity.

2) If you’re planning on purchasing an SSD, which brand(s) are you considering and why (price, performance, reliability, brand, etc.)?
I bought a Crucial C300 64GB as my first SSD because it was one of the cheapest SATA III drives on the market at the time (13 months ago) but now there is a much larger selection. Intel is one of the best companies in the PC industry and i am leaning toward the new SATA III 520 series to purchase in the near future (6-8 months) for its blazing speeds and high quality

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 built my first Custom Desktop PC about 13 months ago, and went with as much of the best components i could afford at the time including my SATA III SSD. Even today my Rig still keeps up with many of the Mid/High end gaming rigs and should still be in another year hopefully to get my money's worth (especially with a new SSD (-; ). So I would say about 2-3 years.


4) (For Canadian Residents) What is 125 plus 45 divided by 3 minus 13?
the answer is 43.667 ( The Answer is always 43!)
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post #263 of 1974
1) Do you currently own an SSD? Are you planning on purchasing one or more in the near future?
Yes, Not for quite a while.

2) If you’re planning on purchasing an SSD, which brand(s) are you considering and why (price, performance, reliability, brand, etc.)?
Not sure.

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)?
Over 3 years
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post #264 of 1974
1) Do you currently own an SSD? Are you planning on purchasing one or more in the near future? Only if the prices drop.

2) If you’re planning on purchasing an SSD, which brand(s) are you considering and why (price, performance, reliability, brand, etc.)? Really any brand but I am leaning towards OCZ.

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 try to get a new component every 3-6 months or so.
post #265 of 1974
1) Do you currently own an SSD? Are you planning on purchasing one or more in the near future?

I do not currently own an SSD. I am planning on purchasing some in the near future though.

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

Intel and Crucial meet all my standards for speed, performance, and reliability. Same goes with the prices. I would definitely throw my money at those two companies anytime for an SSD. wink.gif

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 purchase a new PC about every 3-4 years.
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post #266 of 1974
1) Do you currently own an SSD? Are you planning on purchasing one or more in the near future?
Yes, 60GB OCZ Vertex 2. Yes if prices drop and rebates are fast.
2) If you’re planning on purchasing an SSD, which brand(s) are you considering and why (price, performance, reliability, brand, etc.)?
Any brand, but leaning towards Intel due to brand and reliability.
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)?
Over 3 years
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post #267 of 1974
1) Do you currently own an SSD? Are you planning on purchasing one or more in the near future? Yup! A corsair Force 2 90GB. It's a boot drive, though it's pretty full so perhaps!

2) If you’re planning on purchasing an SSD, which brand(s) are you considering and why (price, performance, reliability, brand, etc.)? The corsair drive hasn't given me any trouble though I may consider 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 purchase new PC components constantly. A full rebuild? All at one time? Upgrade every so often.

4) (For Canadian Residents) What is 125 plus 45 divided by 3 minus 13? 127
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post #268 of 1974
1) Yes, I currently own an Intel 320 80Gb SSD. I am planning on purchasing another in the near future, as I would like a higher capacity drive for the applications I cannot fit on my current drive.

2) I will probably purchase a Crucial, Intel 520, or OCZ SSD, as speed is a priority, along with a reasonable price and warranty/reliability.

3) I purchase a new PC every 18-24 months.

4) N/A

Thanks for the opportunity!
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post #269 of 1974
1) Do you currently own an SSD? Are you planning on purchasing one or more in the near future?
Well, my netbook has a 4GB SSD, but Its kinda crap. More of a flash drive than anything. I have no plans for an SSD, but it would be awesome to have one as a boot drive.

2) If you’re planning on purchasing an SSD, which brand(s) are you considering and why (price, performance, reliability, brand, etc.)?
I'd probably go with Intel. They seem to be ahead of the game compared to everyone 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)?
Depends. It's more along the lines of an upgrade now and then.

4) (For Canadian Residents) What is 125 plus 45 divided by 3 minus 13?
Well, I don't live there anymore, but I am still Canadian. Assuming standard order of operations the answer is 125+(45/3)-13 ==> 125+15-13 ==> 140-13 = 127
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post #270 of 1974
So in, could use an SSD for my new folding build

1) Do you currently own an SSD? Are you planning on purchasing one or more in the near future?
Yes, two in fact (Patriot Inferno and Samsung 830). I might buy another for my new folding rig at some point

2) If you’re planning on purchasing an SSD, which brand(s) are you considering and why (price, performance, reliability, brand, etc.)?
Samsung, Patriot, Intel, OCZ, Crucial are all great brands with high reliability and 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)?
depends on how much money i have. seems to be about 2 years between my main rig and the new folding rig

4) (For Canadian Residents) What is 125 plus 45 divided by 3 minus 13?
also not Canadian but 42 2/3
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