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Poll Results: Which drive would be the best buy?

 
  • 30% (17)
    OCZ Vertex 2 2.5" 60GB SATA II (SSD)
  • 51% (29)
    OCZ Vertex 2 3.5" 120GB SATA II (SSD)
  • 0% (0)
    WD VelociRaptor 150GB 10000 RPM 16 MB
  • 17% (10)
    WD VelociRaptor 300GB 10000 RPM 16MB
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post #31 of 34
SSD's are way faster than any kind of mechanical drive. So I would go SSD if u have the money.
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post #32 of 34
Quote:
Originally Posted by qqqqq View Post
Regular good HDD---VCRaptor------------------------------------------------------SSD

Scales like that.
You did it all wrong. It's...

Hard Disc Drive-Velociraptor-------------------------------------------------------------------Solid State Drive/God/Heaven/FTW
post #33 of 34
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Originally Posted by godofdeath View Post
the only GAMES that would be put there would be something like WOW with its maps and such that take a while to load. Other than that not really a point

for steam games you can always use the steam mover program
Oh so you have to install Steam to the C: Drive by default but you can transfer it to a different drive later on? I have a question about installing windows and partitions on SSDs. Can you partition an SSD the same way you partition a HDD? I used GParted to partition my hard drives. And when I get the drive, I'll want to do a fresh install to windows on it, so that will be the easy part. But my question is how do I delete windows on my current drive I'm using now? Do you just use the Windows 7 Disk for that?
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post #34 of 34
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Update: Ordered the 120GB OCZ. Should be here Thursday, glad I finalized my decision on the SSD.
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