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I'm not sure if this has been mentioned, but you should upgrade to a bigger and faster SSD.
     
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I guess a better SSD woudln't be a problem, but I'm having no issues with the one I have installed.
    
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I assume it hasn't been said, but as long as you stay PC, your good. (Stupid DRM Always Online Microsoft/EA Scum-Bags...) lol thumb.gif

Also, a bigger SSD would allow for more Games to be put on it, since SSD's will make games Load faster and in WoW and Far Cry 3's instance, run overall better smile.gif
 
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The DRM kills it on ALL platforms IMO. Consoles and especially PC. PC has it the worst. I seriously hate how the companies alienate EVERYONE. They need to learn that not everyone is a damn pirate. They make tons of money and piracy hasn't slowed at all, but yet they make tons of cash. At this point they are just trying to complete an agenda. Just think about this.....you rarely get mod support from devs nowadays [I'm talking about EA now]....Crysis 3, Bad Company 2, BF3, SimCity + other games. NO mod support. Why? These series were already popular and mods held gamers over until their new titles released. Mods also made the games even more popular thanks to work of mouth amongst gamers and forums. It appears EA, in this case, has cut the MoD support to push out more DLC on us. The DLC isn't even fresh and is planned ahead of time. So it's all setup as EA blatantly and consistently remind us. With BF3 they allow people options that change certain things like ticket count. I'm sure PC gamers want more than that. Consoles gamers are even willing to pay to rent servers. So being able to change basic items is like the best thing since slice bread to them.

Sorry for the long rant, but to sum it up.....DRM is just devs wanting more control and I don't mean control to handle piracy. EA has the right to take their servers down at anytime and when that happens the games are unplayable. Well games that rely on 24/7 authentication servers. Well at least for legit purchasers. I've heard of pirates setting up dummy servers or finding a work around.

Now to the SSD's

Yeah SSD's make games load faster, but when I'm getting upwards towards the 200MB/s read and write from my traditional HDD...there's not really much to complain about. I get around 180MB read and slightly less write 160MB/s from my HDDs. The SDD is fast as well. I usually load my games from my HDD. It's pretty fast. I usually run certain programs from my SSD.
    
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