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There's huge amounts of hype around SSD's on OCN, but do you really need a SSD? I had ssd in my previous build but i didn't find it necessary, so now i'm running single WD500gb and im totally happy with it. In overclocking however it comes very handy if you need to boot constantly, but in any other use it is faster, but the difference isn't exactly a night and day. SSD will benefit you a lot more in general use than better CPU cooling to be honest.

Get a bigger SSD like 240Gb because 120Gb will not last long.
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There's huge amounts of hype around SSD's on OCN, but do you really need a SSD? I had ssd in my previous build but i didn't find it necessary, so now i'm running single WD500gb and im totally happy with it. In overclocking however it comes very handy if you need to boot constantly, but in any other use it is faster, but the difference isn't exactly a night and day. SSD will benefit you a lot more in general use than better CPU cooling to be honest.

Get a bigger SSD like 240Gb because 120Gb will not last long.

Opening programs like Photoshop or Dreamweaver where lots of assets are loaded, SSD vs HDD is night and day
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I like my ssd. Near light speed booting internet? Most excellent. Only have 128 (really 119 formated), with Windows 7, all the OS extra stuff (Drivers and flash, etc.) as well as Firefox, and still have 97.5 gigs free. Followed Seans SSD Windows 7 install guide (http://www.overclock.net/t/1156654/seans-windows-7-install-optimization-guide-for-ssds-hdds/0_20) to get windows smaller. Really helped maximize the space. thumb.gif
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Opening programs like Photoshop or Dreamweaver where lots of assets are loaded, SSD vs HDD is night and day
Yes, if you use such programs and have the space for it. I didn't. wink.gif
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Yes, if you use such programs and have the space for it. I didn't. wink.gif

128GB is pretty plentiful right now for programs and Winblows. Should fit a handful of games there too but games don't require it that much.

It makes the OS itself insanely fast compared to a standard HDD.
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Are you buying online? If so, can you link to the website?
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yes. Online.
That is either
komputronik.pl
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gral.pl (this one mostly)
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Plextor M5S is my current pick:
http://www.gral.pl/Plextor+PX-128M5S+128GB+SSD+SATA3_964.html

Great SSD.
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What about cosair SSD
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What about cosair SSD

Corsair had a few issues with Sandforce controllers at one point, I don't know if that's resolved now or not
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