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My dad refuses to get an SSD, unless if they become as cheap as HDDs (which is never). To him, the only that matters is storage capacity.

For fun, I set his laptop from direct memory access to programmed input/output to demonstrate HDD vs SSD.

It took at least ten minutes for his laptop to boot, and a very long time to access any files or programs. He promptly grounded me. tongue.gif


Why not? SSDs are a crap load cheaper to build. Don't let anyone convince you otherwise. Imagine if we had mechanical ram.
post #152 of 156
Can't believe there is still so much hesitation to switch to SSDs.

Switching from a HDD to a SSD is probably the biggest performance boost you can make. I've put a SSD in a P4 recently and it felt incredible compared to when there was a HDD in the same system.
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Good thing too. It's an awesome platform as far as speed goes, the only issue has been it's limited space and the occasional bad batch going out the door.

Can't wait til they're priced more in-line with conventional HDD's. 500Gig SSD for 150? Yes, please!

Don't forget the limited writes.
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I'm trying to wait till i can buy a 512gig ssd for $180 or so.
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I spent more than a thousand on my SSD's, but I've enjoyed having them for all this time so I can't really complain. These C300's have treated me well over the years.
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I bought two Samsung 840's for my laptop and it really impresses me how far they've come since 2010 when I got my OCZ Vertex Agility 3 60GB one, lol. Only getting better!
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