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Having modern PC without a SSD is like hiring a hooker for hugs.

Sig worthy quote if ever there was one, may I?
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post #52 of 156
I bought a Corsair Nova 32GB when first released around April 2010, still going strong even though it has been retired to my laptop.

I remember wanting a revodrive soon after but not being able to justify $400 for 120gb.

Pretty soon, cheap ssd will be > $0.50/GB, looking forward to it biggrin.gif
post #53 of 156
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Originally Posted by Brutuz View Post

Why is a normal HDD not suitable for that? Even the biggest uncompressed 1080p isn't going to top the 100MB/s sustained write of an average HDD.

The size he gave for a 1min video would be about 400MB/sec if my math is right. Probably exaggerated a bit, but still...
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He's talking about recording uncompressed video to the drive, not putting movies on it. SSD's are perfect for that kind of application, given you have enough space to fit the whole thing you're trying to capture.

Thankyou, exactly.
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Why is a normal HDD not suitable for that? Even the biggest uncompressed 1080p isn't going to top the 100MB/s sustained write of an average HDD.

Yes well Id actually like to record in a even higher resolution during the next monitor upgrade 1600p that's actually 600MB/s sustained
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Originally Posted by Crazy9000 View Post

The size he gave for a 1min video would be about 400MB/sec if my math is right. Probably exaggerated a bit, but still...

about 380 I believe. It maxes out 2 drives doing it simultaneously biggrin.gif
 
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Originally Posted by Lumo841 View Post

Having modern PC without a SSD is like hiring a hooker for hugs.
I freakin lol'd
So true though. Frock, quit being a pansy and get a Samsung or Intel drive to use. Once you go nand...
post #56 of 156
Good to see prices dropping finally.

As for issues I have had my 1st Gen OCZ Vertex for over two years and my Vertex 3 for around 9 months. Both have been bullet proof. Of course I also have my WHS backing up my machine every night.rolleyes.gif
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Imagine a decent 256GB SSD for 50$, you could put 2 in raid for only 100$. Thats all I need for now...
 
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I have 4 SSDs no issues with any of them so far, I do keep one SSD backed up of my main image along with one on an HDD though just in case. I really think it's hard to explain how nice it is to have an SSD if you haven't owned one yourself. I remember when my Intel rig went down and I didn't have an SSD for my AMD system... never again.
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well I have a 64GB SSD, which is barely big enough for the OS, and a few programs. everything else goes on my 500GB HD. its honestly just a big pain managing all the files between two hard drives just for that "Fast SSD Bootup" I don't even use the SSD anymore as I found it doesn't even increase the load time in any modern PC games. was thinking about putting in the laptop because a fast booting laptop would be much more useful...
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All i need is 256GB for OS and 5-8 Games. I am fine with 80GB right now with no game. Prices have been the same for almost 1 year now. Need another drop.
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