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Hey guys I'm having a build soon but I'm still kinda 50/50 on my choice of HDD or SSD I am a heavy gamer and I'm dropping about 2500 into my build and overclocking a lot hopefully so I'm wondering....SSD or HDD?
post #2 of 15
If you have the money get both, an SSD for your OS and programs. A HDD for everything else.
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thats what I'm thinking and get a little bigger one for games to load onto it. but what ones are the best??
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An SSD would be really nice. If you load your OS on it, it makes your entire computer experience seem faster. I'd recommend one.
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I got my 256GB SSD for OS, Programs and top played Games.
I have 98GB free space left for more games, if I need it.
    
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post #6 of 15

if you dropping 2500 on your system, it'll be wrong of you not to get an SSD biggrin.gif

post #7 of 15
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Originally Posted by DF is BUSY View Post

if you dropping 2500 on your system, it'll be wrong of you not to get an SSD biggrin.gif

or 2 or 3,4 lol
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post #8 of 15
if you look arround there are some good prices on crucial M4's arround.. either them, samsung 830, plextor or new intels (more expensive)... a nice 120 - 128GB or 240-256GB SSD and couple it with a nice HDD for storage smile.gif
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post #9 of 15
An SSD is definitely a must for any computer I build from now on. It's amazing the difference it makes.

I do a lot of photo and video editing so I loaded my OS and most of my programs on my SSD. It makes work a lot easier when things load up up instantly.

As far as which one, I went with Intel on both of mine, a series 320 on my first, and have a 520 ready for my current build. A lot of folks really like the Crucial M4 also, but I have no experience with them.

I was going to mention that there's a great deal on the 520 series at the 'egg, but I just checked and it's sold out.

Just my 2c worth...hope it helps,

Rich
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post #10 of 15
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I'm curently looking at crucials SSD'd because they stand behind them so well....but what size...ugh I dont wanna break the bank for a 256 lol. I'm looking at a 128 right now for basically 120 bucks.
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