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I have a Intel 520 SSD 240GB. Using it as the main drive with operating system. Will just be using drive just for games. No photos or videos. Just games. Will 240GB be enough?
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depends on how much you game, but should be plenty for most people.

personally, I don't keep games installed that I am not playing often, and then just re-download them from Steam or Origin if I get the itch. 256GB has been more than enough for me to have SC2, Diablo 3, ME3, BF3, Borderlands and a few others installed with 100GB to spare.
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Depends on how many games you plan on having on it.
I have about 30 games (many I don't really need) and they take about 220GB.

If I was to only have the games I played regulaly I'd reach something like 150GB at max.
So for me it could work. But single player games and games that don't do alot of loading stuff I'd just keep on a HDD.

So say you play: WoW, Boishock, Tom Raider, Diablo III, LoL, AC III and Civilization V. (just to mention some games)
You don't even each 100GB.

EDIT: If I also add Starcraft to the list you'd reach a bit over 100GB.
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depends on how much you game, but should be plenty for most people.

personally, I don't keep games installed that I am not playing often, and then just re-download them from Steam or Origin if I get the itch. 256GB has been more than enough for me to have SC2, Diablo 3, ME3, BF3, Borderlands and a few others installed with 100GB to spare.

^This. I too go through my folder every now and then to get rid of games I am no longer playing. Use it for gaming now, and add more spce when you have more money. You should be able to get 8-9 games easy on it, more if they're older games.
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It's good to know a guess timate on the usage of games. Now I can spend my $200 on something else.
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I've got over 1TB of games currently installed. My friend has less than 60GB. We're both "serious gamers". It just depends on your game library and your willingness to uninstall/reinstall constantly.
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