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what should i upgrade/buy? $50 limit
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Cheap ssd from kingston or ocz.
    
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Cheap ssd from kingston or ocz.

second this if you can fit your most useful stuff on a 60-90GB SSD.
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which one should i buy? been thinking about that as an option but am unsure due to the short life spans
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I don't think you can get a quality ssd for $50, my vote is if you have stock fans on the H50 some nice GT's or bang for buck Yates, or noiseblockers if you want more silence.
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There are some 6850's going for around $50 on ebay, that would probably be nice depending on what you play.
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i say wait and save up a bit more and look for a deal on samsung 830 128 GB SSD as they can be found at like $85 at the right moment smile.gif
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post #8 of 11
+1 save that money, honestly imo the smartest thing to do to any system is an ssd upgrade, but buying small ones just seems dumb at this point, since they are ever dropping in price you can get a decent sized one and use it for not only your main but throw some games on it. i never felt comfortable using my vertex 3 60gb for my main drive the lack of space sucked, not to mention at the time bf3 had to be installed on it leaving me with 4-6gb free. Now that i have a vertex 4 128 i feel alot happier about space and ssd health, but my eventual goal is to get a single 256 and run it into the ground. btw the newest sdd's are alot more stable, i currently have some sort of data allocation issue with my vertex 3 and i think its only a year old, but my vertex 4 is running like a champ.
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post #9 of 11
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Man I hate saving money. Especially since I won for case modding here lol.

Already have bit fenix pros On the h50. Maybe I'll just sell off my spare stuff and get a 256gb ssd.
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Originally Posted by mastertrixter View Post

Man I hate saving money. Especially since I won for case modding here lol.

Already have bit fenix pros On the h50. Maybe I'll just sell off my spare stuff and get a 256gb ssd.

good idea.. get a decent SSD of 256GB.. nut expect to pay for decent ones that are fast and proven reliable $165 - $200 depending on the time you buy
this a reasonable price for a samsung 830 256GB, you can check out other stores as well
http://www.amazon.com/SAMSUNG-2-5-Inch-Internal-MZ-7PC256B-WW/dp/B0077CR66A/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1350801746&sr=1-1&keywords=samsung+830+256gb
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820147164&name=Internal-SSD

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