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Basically I just game and download the odd movie. I have a 64gb sdd m4, I have league of legends and Tribes Ascend giving me 20gb of space. Should I buy a second 64gb m4 for $90 or 128gb m4 $160 or a 1 or 2 tb hdd?

Im in a tangle, could someone tell me what road I should take?
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If you love your ssd atm, i would recommend buying the 128gb one. If you are likely to have loads of games/music, get the 1tb, HDD prices are starting to come down in price again which is good.
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Basically I just game and download the odd movie. I have a 64gb sdd m4, I have league of legends and Tribes Ascend giving me 20gb of space. Should I buy a second 64gb m4 for $90 or 128gb m4 $160 or a 1 or 2 tb hdd?
Im in a tangle, could someone tell me what road I should take?

Well, I've read stories from two places today where hdd prices aren't coming down till 2014.

It has been shown that games benefit from ssd in not just load times but minimum fps and stuttering.

Check this link for an explanation why. Link.

I'd buy the 128gb and put your OS and Steam on it. Use the 64gb to download movies.
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post #4 of 6
If you want to save the movies, get a 1-2TB 5400RPM drive like a WD Green. They're good enough for media and are quiet and energy efficient.

If you're going to delete the movie(s) after you watch them, go for another SSD, you can put games on there too. It really depends on what you want to do...
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post #5 of 6
Up to you on what you would need, if you need the Space = HDD, if you need the Speed = 128GB SSD. I have a 128GB SSD for games and pictures personally, it is nicer than my HDD to run games and edit pictures on.
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Thanks guys, I love my ssd, its my favourite part of my computer.


128gb m4 here I come smile.gif
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