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I currently have a chance to go full SSD, 256GB is what I'm aiming for. I'm curious what your speeds are like after you've loaded up said SSD with games/benching software/etc and have effectively tortured/burned the SSD in.
Edited by MarvinDessica - 8/25/12 at 5:38pm
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While I'm not "full SSD" I do have my 128GB M4 running at around 90% capacity pretty much all the time and performance is still great. Real world performance is going to be the same, benchmarks may go down a few MB/s after heavy use at near max capacity.
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Well you always need HDDs for Storage since they are cheap.
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Well I do know. But I thought about giving it to a friend and just using the SSD to store games. I pretty much do nothing but game on this PC.
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Originally Posted by Dopamin3 View Post

While I'm not "full SSD" I do have my 128GB M4 running at around 90% capacity pretty much all the time and performance is still great. Real world performance is going to be the same, benchmarks may go down a few MB/s after heavy use at near max capacity.

+1

256gb M4 here.....nothing but blistering speed even with it loaded up....simply atrocious thumb.gif
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My experience has been nothing but head aches...I troubleshoot for everyone all the time here lol.

Personally SSDs have treated me well, been nothing but smooth, and have sped up everything I do.
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Loving my 'lil Force 3 biggrin.gif Not as fast with uncompressable files, though still blistering fast and very responsive wink.gif Just got a laptop (4330s) for free at my high-school, and let me tell you, going back to HDD's is a real pain. My blood was boiling after I tried to open some programs while installing CS:S, and downloading some files. Gonna throw in a 830 256gig as soon as possible thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by MarvinDessica View Post

Well I do know. But I thought about giving it to a friend and just using the SSD to store games. I pretty much do nothing but game on this PC.

I have all of my games on a 256gb SSD and my os on a 128 gb. Games load in a matter of seconds, I love it. I have a 600gb Raptor that I used before my 256gb ssd and the ssd just blows it away.
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^ I guess it's because I'm on SATA II then, because I went from a 300GB Velociraptor (games) to a 256GB M4 and I'm not seeing load times that are much better TBH.
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^ I guess it's because I'm on SATA II then, because I went from a 300GB Velociraptor (games) to a 256GB M4 and I'm not seeing load times that are much better TBH.

sata 2 + a raptor aint no slug
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