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Plenty of games continually stream in assets and an SSD can really help eliminate hitching in these scenarios.
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Wow! A rare custom setup you have. All that powerful gaming hardware and no SSD boot drive. Get one soon. They can't be that pricey down under can they?

 

Everything is very expensive in Australia:

 

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=210_902

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post #23 of 32
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Plenty of games continually stream in assets and an SSD can really help eliminate hitching in these scenarios.

This has been my main reason for putting everything on one.. general level load times are just a bonus. Open world games such as the elder scrolls series (especially if loading in large textures) and games like GTA-V show quite a difference in smoothness.
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My GTA5 drive

That look like some pretty wild caching is going on there.
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That look like some pretty wild caching is going on there.
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RAPID Mode?

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Best $30.00 I've spent in a while..you can try it for 2 months free, but, you won't wait that long..even though on this pc, the NUC, I haven't gotten around to paying yet..the one one my my gaming build is pushing my games drive, I got the code in 5 minutes...you have to pay for each rig.. My Steam games drive...that DDR4 is SCREAMING...GTA5 Drive
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But can you or did you feel a difference before and after?

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Quote:
Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post

But can you or did you feel a difference before and after?
Try it and see. I find that games load faster, anything else is subjective....you can find out if it is worth it after using it for free during the 2 month trial period..
Edited by carlhil2 - 9/28/15 at 2:05pm
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