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post #21 of 27
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Thank u so i can run a ssd for just the os and games but run a hdd for save files on from games?

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250GB SSD will hold multiple games and an OS. Using free cloud services like Google Drive, Picasa, OneDrive, Google Music, Amazon Prime storage, etc. for your photos and stuff instead of wasting precious resources on a HDD would be my recommendation.
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post #22 of 27
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Well this is going to be strictly a gaming pc so i shouldent have other media files on it

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ab4bc91db655cac28ccd1d6c94865adc.jpg4f2930110c73c50b5bf3eb107d009453.jpg this is for sale in my area is this a good deal and is this powerful enough to run gta5 and multiple mods?

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post #24 of 27
I wouldn't. Much weaker GPU then the one already suggested and weaker CPU. I doubt that system would run GTAV well at all.


*Make sure to get at least a 500gb - 1tb hdd for the build suggested. Running off a single 250gb ssd is asking for trouble. You need to have at least 10% of the OS drive free for windows to function comfortably. GTAV is a 70gb download. Not sure the install size off hand, but, it's large.
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Ok, let me mention this...

While I highly suggest at least a 120gb - 256gb ssd for OS/programs, I do not suggest just getting a drive that size if you don't understand your way around computers. If you fill a drive up you will end up with windows instabilities.

As experienced PC users many of us here could get away with running just a small SSD and using other means for mass storage. As a new user, you're going to end up filling the drive up and experiencing many stability issues.

Running more then one drive also takes some PC knowledge. I can do it, so can most here. My ol'lady though, she can't get the hang of it. While I like running more then one drive, as a new inexperienced user I would not suggest running more then one drive until you know how to mange your computer.

If I were suggesting/building for you I'd put a 1tb hybrid drive in your system and be done with it. Once you learned your way around your system and OS then think about adding ssd's for OS/programs and hdd's for storage.
     
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post #26 of 27
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So i take it a hybrid drive is a mix inbetween a ssd an hdd

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post #27 of 27
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So i take it a hybrid drive is a mix inbetween a ssd an hdd

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Usually they'll have something like 8gb of SSD storage on them. Based off your usage pattern they'll preload programs into the SSD portion of the drive. I used one in my ol'ladys computer for a while as a main drive. While not as fast as an SSD, it's noticeably faster then a normal hdd in things like windows starting up.

I mean, an ssd/hdd is the better option, but, if you don't feel comfortable about using a small drive, or more then one drive then it's worth looking into.

It's easy for users around here to not consider that their usage/knowledge does not always represent the knowledge of a new user. If you just figured out the difference between ram and a hdd, might not want to add the complexity of using more then one drive for now.


As for reference, I watched a lot of this guys videos before building my first PC. They aren't flashy, but, he does a pretty good job of taking you through what's going on.

I suggest you watch a lot of videos about pc building and get to where you can easily visualize it. Also, don't believe that PC building is simple. While it is true that most parts are connect the dots, there's always going to be something you didn't expect. Also, physically building the PC is only half the battle. Getting the software side of things up and running is the part that can really throw you for a loop. Also, trouble shooting. You won't have easy access to professional tech support so get used to the idea of solving your own problems.

Don't want to scare you away from it. Building your own PC can be a rewarding experience and it's great knowing what you have in your system. It just isn't always as plug and play simple as people make it out to be.
     
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