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A 30GB SSD isn't worth it. You'll want to put programs on it not just the OS and 30GB is barely enough for an OS.

He's using linux. Depending on the distro it could easily fit everything into 15 GB
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@Kramy What are you doing with close to 10TB of hard drive space?!
One of my Grandpas was an early adopter of video cameras. He took tons of home videos of my parents, extended family, etc.; they were all stored on some ancient kind of tapes, but rather than wait for them to degrade further we transferred them all to HDD.

Edit: Also, I like Steam games. I'm creeping up to 1TB slowly... I already passed 600GB. biggrin.gif
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but i would notice a difference?
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but i would notice a difference?

Best thing I ever purchased for my rig was an SSD. I went ahead and grabbed a 256gb and use a 500gb HDD for storage.

Once you boot up your rig for the first time you'll be hooked. Just navigating your computer is a breeze. Everything opens up and installs so fast.

So yes, the answer is always yes to your question. They are worth it. The real question is what am I willing to spend?
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but i would notice a difference?

Best thing I ever purchased for my rig was an SSD. I went ahead and grabbed a 256gb and use a 500gb HDD for storage.

Once you boot up your rig for the first time you'll be hooked. Just navigating your computer is a breeze. Everything opens up and installs so fast.

So yes, the answer is always yes to your question. They are worth it. The real question is what am I willing to spend?
thanks. ive decided to go ahead and try one. my corsair monva 2 30gb should be here in about a week.
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