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I want one, but I just spent $420 on a laptop. If I did have that much money for upgrades, I'd probably grab a 960Ti when it launches and another 240GB drive for RAID. Finding another Seagate 600 or Samsung 840 would be best (so they match!), but they're out of production. I'd love to have a terabyte or two for a Core M laptop though, one with a 10Ah battery. That'd be my dream system. wubsmiley.gif

If I had the cash, I'd upgrade to an all-flash system. I'm feeling a few terabytes in RAID 10 for backups, 128GB PCIe boot drive, and about a terabyte each for games and media.

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SSD + HDD wins. That speed and reliability.

How are SSDs unreliable? They both die eventually, but HDDs do so more easily. The only difference is that, when an SSD dies, there is no real way to recover the data. You should have backups though, meaning there is no reason to do that.

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i'll stick with my 4 15000 rpm drives in raid 0 for games.

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I thought you were joking. Do you have pictures of your jet engine setup? tongue.gif
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820226596&cm_re=Mushkin_1TB-_-20-226-596-_-Product

For the price of a second video card no less. biggrin.gif
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I have a 1 TB hybrid SSD. I just use it for storing Steam games. I don't even use 20 gigs on my Intel SSD which is for Windows anyway.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820226596&cm_re=Mushkin_1TB-_-20-226-596-_-Product

For the price of a second video card no less. biggrin.gif

Phil quit stalking me. mad.gif But +imaginary rep for that, didn't realize the Reactor was so cheap. Here's a list of terabyte-class SSDs sorted by $ per byte. Guess what's at the top.

One thing I don't like about PC Part Picker - and how companies advertise their SSDs, actually - is that a 1TB as in 1000GB and 1TB as in 1024GB are marketed the exact same way. You can usually tell which it is based on the smaller drives. The 850 Pro, for example, is probably 1024GB because the smaller versions are powers of two (128, 256, and 512). When formatted in Windows, it displays 953GiB available which does convert to 1024GB. Since 250GB and 500GB drives are so uncommon, the 1000GB option is also uncommon, but a formatted capacity will be displayed as 931GiB. Oddly, the Reactor is one of the uncommon "true" 1TB drives with 1000GB available.
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