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Best 120~ gb ssd for Steam games?

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To the best of my knowledge, all steam games have to be installed on the same drive... so i'm gonna pull the trigger on another SSD (i already have a Corsair F60, and another Corsair 30gb non-sandforce... forgot name)

i'm canadian, btw, and hoping to get it off newegg.ca since there's a 15% off if you use paypal.

was looking at this: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16820231378

i basically want the best 120-128~ ssd at the cheapest price possible. sandforce only

thanks guys

(will also use this as a boot drive, unless you guys think my F60 should be ok)
    
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at the cheapest price possible. sandforce only
No c300?

You could always just sort the site by lowest price with sandforce and buy that one.
Not inherently difficult to do your own research.
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http://www.traynier.com/software/steammover

You can just use steam mover to move 1 game from you hard drive to SSD, its what I and alot of others do. I have tf2/css on my ssd and all the other games on my HDD.

steam mover makes a junction, effectively tricking your system into thinking its on the HDD still, while infact it is on the SSD. TF2 loads so fast on ssd +DDD
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You could always just backup the games you aren't actively playing onto network storage as well (if you don't have one, it's a good idea to build one). The backup utility works pretty well.
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thanks guys! repped. gonna go with steammover
    
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