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post #681 of 1974
Count me in!

1) Do you currently own an SSD? Are you planning on purchasing one or more in the near future?
I do not own one and I am considering purchasing one.

2) If you’re planning on purchasing an SSD, which brand(s) are you considering and why (price, performance, reliability, brand, etc.)?
Intel, Samsung, Crucial, and Plextor. They all offer excellent performance and reliability. They are all roughly the same price.

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 my PC about once every 2 years and build a new one every 4 years or so.

4) (For Canadian Residents) What is 125 plus 45 divided by 3 minus 13?
I'm American.
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post #682 of 1974
1) Do you currently own an SSD? Are you planning on purchasing one or more in the near future?
No, I don't currently own one. Yes, I am planning to purchase one this year, if prices goes down a tad bit more.

2) If you’re planning on purchasing an SSD, which brand(s) are you considering and why (price, performance, reliability, brand, etc.)?
Intel for speed/performance/reliability. Corsair for the same. I do not want a fast but unreliable SSD. Reliability is the most important factor.

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 months. Sometimes a little longer, largely depending on life of hardware.
post #683 of 1974
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Note: PEDMAS - each is calculated after the other, so:

I think you mean PEMDAS.
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post #684 of 1974
1) Do you currently own an SSD? Are you planning on purchasing one or more in the near future?
Yes - all my machines currently use SSDs, save for a really old G5 tower that I'm gutting soon. My main box loads windows off a Corsair Force GT 120 GB SSD and arch linux off an 80 GB intel 320 SSD. I'm considering purcashing another for a new box.

2) If you’re planning on purchasing an SSD, which brand(s) are you considering and why (price, performance, reliability, brand, etc.)?
At this point, probably intel or samsung. Intel seems to have the best track record as far as reliability and samsung's recent drives have been performing well at competitive price points.

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)?
In the past, every 2-3 years, but I'm hoping to change that.

4) (For Canadian Residents) What is 125 plus 45 divided by 3 minus 13?
127! but I'm not canadian.
post #685 of 1974
1) Yes and yes, when the price of a 120GB drive drops below $100

2) OCZ, kingston, intel. Price is the most important trait

3) 2-3 years, but it receives upgrades along the way

4) 127
post #686 of 1974
1) Do you currently own an SSD? Are you planning on purchasing one or more in the near future?
Yes. Probably towards June-July for a new build.

2) If you’re planning on purchasing an SSD, which brand(s) are you considering and why (price, performance, reliability, brand, etc.)?
Crucial (Performance, Reliability) Samsung (Performance, 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)?
Normally every 18-24 Months
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post #687 of 1974
1) Do you currently own an SSD? Are you planning on purchasing one or more in the near future?
Yes, 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.

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 months or less

4) (For Canadian Residents) What is 125 plus 45 divided by 3 minus 13?
127
post #688 of 1974
1) Do you currently own an SSD? Are you planning on purchasing one or more in the near future?

Yes, I currently have a 120GB Muskin Chronos Delxuxe. Yes again, I'm currently looking for another SSD drive for a new Rig that I have in mind. (Besides ''New Years Resolution'')

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

Usually, shop around and try to find the best performance to monetry cost ratio. BUT, I'm not affraid to splash out or try new brands should the specifications suit the need. At present I've been primarily looking around at Samsung drives, and would ideally like to get a nice size (120GB or larger) for the £100 mark or cheaper.

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)?

Well, seeing as this is my 3rd build. First rig was built around 2003, next was around 2008 ''Ye Olde Codger'' and my current ''Animu'' was built January 2011.
I'm probably going to be going down the 12 - 18 month route from here on (money dependent)
 
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post #689 of 1974
1) Do you currently own an SSD? Are you planning on purchasing one or more in the near future?
Not as yet, I will when the prices get more reasonable

2) If you’re planning on purchasing an SSD, which brand(s) are you considering and why (price, performance, reliability, brand, etc.)?
Crucial, Intel, or Samsung. For the 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)?
I don't buy a whole new system. I upgrade parts of it whenever I see fit.
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post #690 of 1974
1) Do you currently own an SSD? Are you planning on purchasing one or more in the near future? I was thinking about getting a nice 120GB one for my rig but bought a new graphics card instead.

2) If you’re planning on purchasing an SSD, which brand(s) are you considering and why (price, performance, reliability, brand, etc.)? I would consider any brand that gives the best performance and warranty while offering good value for money.

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 buy new parts for my rougly every 12-18 months
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