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So i got to looking and it looks like Crucial might be the only ones offering sata 3 right now. maybe that will change by the time i buy..? it'll be sometime in january most likely. but you never know
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post #32 of 38
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sorry for the first question. I have a Intel x25m g2 80Gb and i love it. its really reliable and its only around $200 for 80Gb which is plenty for a boot drive.
Not for me.
I need WoW and my OS on my SSD, WoW alone is over 40GB or around there.
W764 took up a bunch too.
WoW is the ONLY game on my C: and I have no music/movies on it and with the OS updates and whatever else I only have 91.4GB free of a 167GB usable.


160GB-200GB was the smallest I could comfortably purchase as a boot drive.
And there are some other things like SC2, BC2 and whatever else is stored locally (no disk required usually) that REALLY benefit from it.

WoW loads in seconds. Seconds. No Joke.
From clicking the icon to logging into Deepholm MAXED GRAPHICS takes but a very short moment.
Edited by amstech - 12/21/10 at 7:09pm
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post #33 of 38
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Not for me.
I need WoW and my OS on my SSD, WoW alone is over 40GB or around there.
W764 took up a bunch too.
WoW is the ONLY game on my C: and I have no music/movies on it and with the OS updates and whatever else I only have 91.4GB free of a 167GB usable.


160GB-200GB was the smallest I could comfortably purchase as a boot drive.
And there are some other things like SC2, BC2 and whatever else is stored locally (no disk required usually) that REALLY benefit from it.

WoW loads in seconds. Seconds. No Joke.
From clicking the icon to logging into Deepholm MAXED GRAPHICS takes but a very short moment.
Ive been doing some research on ssds and they say you should disable windows hibernate and windows page file. if you have 4gb ram windows uses 4gb for hibernate whether you actually hibernate your computer or not. And if you have 8 or 12 GB RAM this can be even more space. Don't know much about the page file though. I would look up SSD optimization or something. It could help a lot!!
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post #34 of 38
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Ive been doing some research on ssds and they say you should disable windows hibernate and windows page file. if you have 4gb ram windows uses 4gb for hibernate whether you actually hibernate your computer or not. And if you have 8 or 12 GB RAM this can be even more space. Don't know much about the page file though. I would look up SSD optimization or something. It could help a lot!!
Thats nice but it still doesn't change the fact that 80GB would not be nearly enough for me, and my needs aren't that picky. I want some headroom on top of multiple game installations.

1TB is not alot of data anymore, 80GB is a thumbstick.
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Thats nice but it still doesn't change the fact that 80GB would not be nearly enough for me, and my needs aren't that picky. I want some headroom on top of multiple game installations.

1TB is not alot of data anymore, 80GB is a thumbstick.
Very true.. But every little bit helps

I wish i could buy a nice 256 GB SSD, but thats too much money. 128 should be fine for me though. WIndows 7, Adobe CS4 design premium, crysis, call of duty, office. I think all that would fit on 128GB.
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post #36 of 38
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So i got to looking and it looks like Crucial might be the only ones offering sata 3 right now. maybe that will change by the time i buy..? it'll be sometime in january most likely. but you never know
Yes, the C300 is the only SSD with SATA6G that is out. There are some coming out soon that have it though. Also, the P67 boards will really help with making SATA6G more useful and I think more SSDs that are SATA6G will come out after then.

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Ive been doing some research on ssds and they say you should disable windows hibernate and windows page file. if you have 4gb ram windows uses 4gb for hibernate whether you actually hibernate your computer or not. And if you have 8 or 12 GB RAM this can be even more space. Don't know much about the page file though. I would look up SSD optimization or something. It could help a lot!!
If you have 8GB you can disable the pagefile..6GB you can, but I usually save a GB or so just to be on the safe side. You can go into CMD and disable the hibernate file by typing powercfg -h on or powercfg -h off to turn it off.

Both of these just save space when turned off or when using less space.
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post #37 of 38
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Yes, the C300 is the only SSD with SATA6G that is out. There are some coming out soon that have it though. Also, the P67 boards will really help with making SATA6G more useful and I think more SSDs that are SATA6G will come out after then.



If you have 8GB you can disable the pagefile..6GB you can, but I usually save a GB or so just to be on the safe side. You can go into CMD and disable the hibernate file by typing powercfg -h on or powercfg -h off to turn it off.

Both of these just save space when turned off or when using less space.
Yeah any expected date for the other sata 3 drives? If so i might hold out untill then and then pick. Hopefully prices will be slightly slower by then as well
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Not at this time, I forgot what was coming out with SATA6G, but it was slower than the C00 though.
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