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Get the SSD, C300 /end
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I didnt mean a Complete waist, I worded that wrong.

in my eyes the price of an SSD just doesn't seem right when im doing just fine on my 7200. Thats all.
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I hate how an opinion can be wrong on OCN I'm in love with my Raptor, will probably take it to my IB/BD rig. Not because it's 10,000k, or has the same space as an SSD, because it's survived more then I can ever imagine. Maybe I'll grab a small SSD for programs, but that's just me.

In all seriousness though, if you have the money, go for an SSD. You'll LOVE it. I'm just a mechanical kind of guy
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post #14 of 15
The money argument is invalid really when you look at it from a value standpoint.

With price per gigabyte you obviously won't be looking to store large amounts of data on an SSD, but you can easily get a reasonably sized SSD for $100, install your OS on it and the programs that will benefit most on it, and then put in a 1tb mechanical drive for $70 where you can keep all your data and install programs that don't really need to be on the SSD.

I have my 256GB SSD for OS and programs and a couple 2TB RAID 1 mirrors for data. It works very well.
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Originally Posted by Emerican View Post
IMHO SSD's are a waste. I mean yeah there nice and you get faster loading times, but im doing just fine with a 7200, no need to have that fast of loading times or read/write speed's but that's what I think.

NIC cards wont really effect you THAT much in games, but helps immensely in huge MMO's, but since your playing FPS you will see minimal difference and I honestly think you wouldn't be as satisfied as you think with it.

I'd recommend a new mouse and/or mechanical keyboard. I've seen them around newegg, or get Razer's new black widdow.

My .02 cents.

My mionix naos 3200 is perfect for me and I own a ducky w/ mx brown switches


For tf2, a good sound set up isn't needed since 90% of what you hear is your teammates screaming in mumble


EDIT: I also barely fill my 500gb hard drive as most programs I use for school are on a laptop (no room for an ssd)
Edited by Morizuno - 12/30/10 at 11:00pm
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