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post #21 of 55
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Originally Posted by XeroxMachine View Post

Personally id say no. Ive used RAID0 SSD's and i saw no difference between them and my RAID0 Vrapts, the only difference was that i had A LOT more space and my drives dont degrade every time theyre written to. SSD's arent all that theyre made out to be, they just arent that good.

You *have* to be trolling, or you bought some crappy SSDs.

I went from Raid 0 raptors and it was a massive difference.
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post #22 of 55
Win 7 is a sluggish OS.. SSD makes it run like it should! atleast that's what I could tell on youtube vids

Am getting my Crucial SSD today so i'll give you a comparison in multi tasking am so tired of Win 7 running like a hog you when your doing a bunch of stuff at the same time rolleyes.gif
Edited by delow - 5/11/12 at 6:26am
post #23 of 55
Well the only thing made me kinda worried is when i heard that SSD degrade in speed and quality after a long use so thats why i was asking how long SSDs last smile.gif
post #24 of 55
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I went from Raid 0 raptors and it was a massive difference.

Yep. Had a pair of 300GB Velociraptors (short stroked), and they couldn't shine the shoes of even my 60GB Phoenix.
Transfer rates might have been similar to it, but the access times were night and day.

Only keep one of the 10k drives now for page file and games.
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post #25 of 55
As all have said before

Crucial M4 all the way too good choice

Get it and never look back

Keep your other drive as storage though
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post #26 of 55
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Well the only thing made me kinda worried is when i heard that SSD degrade in speed and quality after a long use so thats why i was asking how long SSDs last smile.gif
Most SSDs are rated to 1 million writes AFAIK so a SSD will outlive the computer lifetime in most cases.
post #27 of 55
YEP biggrin.gifthumb.gif

especially at these low prices now wink.gif
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post #28 of 55
just get it, dont listen to anyone who says otherwise


you should always listen to Rick Hunter
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post #29 of 55
No, they're awful. They are some overpriced, overrated pieces of ______. You should rather get a 2.5" 5400 RPM laptop harddrive.
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post #30 of 55
Its SO worth it. No other mod to your computer will give you such a noticable change in your daily computing experience, period. I started out with an 80gb SSD with a separate normal storage drive... now I want to RAID SSD's so I just have one large one, cause I hate only being able to have a few things installed on the SSD at a time.
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