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post #11 of 23

yup, definitely get a SSD, fast, reliable, and more shock resistant than a hard drive

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post #12 of 23
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Then by all mean get a good SSD and a 1-2T HDD and enjoy!

I think I well thank you guys for your help. Now off to every store, restaurant, and and gas station with in 5KM of my house to try and get a job.
post #13 of 23
Get an SSD for your OS a long with your most used programs/games and use an affordable large HDD for media storage and more seldom used programs. I assure you, once you use a SSD for your OS and frequently played games, you will NEVER go back.

My company has a laptop repair division and replacing faulty HDDs with SSDs is a HUGELY popular option now. WAY faster, lower heat/power and far more reliability. Far too often the HDD is the most constricting bottle neck of a system. Using an SSD alleviates that. It has a very profound effect.
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post #14 of 23
Go for the ssd. I learn the hard way about hhd. I dropped my portable HHD like an inch off the ground while turn on and it died on me.
post #15 of 23
Give us some pics when your done to ide like to see it smile.gif
post #16 of 23
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Go for the ssd. I learn the hard way about hhd. I dropped my portable HHD like an inch off the ground while turn on and it died on me.

There's your problem. While the heads are parked, HDDs can take some serious jolts without any problems. SSDs are definitely better in that regard, but the fragility of HDDs while turned off is a bit exaggerated.
    
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Give us some pics when your done to ide like to see it smile.gif

how about a build log instead?
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how about a build log instead?

great idea, yep do a build log smile.gif
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great idea, yep do a build log smile.gif
Well do just need a job to fund it all. Oh the life of a teenager.
post #20 of 23
Here is some bencking I have done to compair the profromance between SSD VS HDD.

Left) Samsung 830 256gb SATA III or 6gb/s
Middle) WD VelociRaptor 600gb 10k RPM Sata III or 6gb/s
Right) Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB 5,400 RPM Sata II or 3gb/s

Has for taking a bump or two. The SSD would be the best or second best would be a Laptop HDD.
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