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Should I get an SSD?

post #1 of 44
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I already ordered my computer, but I can still cancel at this time. I didn't really look into SSD's at first, but I'm re-thinking. Right now, I have the Samsung F3 ordered. My computer is going to be used for gaming and photoshop.

Should I cancel my order and pick up a ssd instead? If so, what drive should i get?
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post #2 of 44
Budget? You want a SSD + HDD.
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post #3 of 44
SSD for OS/Programs/Games. HDD for files and other stuff
    
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post #4 of 44
Get a C300 64gb for the OS & a few programs/games.
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post #5 of 44
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Right now, I'm about $150 under my budget. If I dropped the Samsung F3, I would have about $220 to spend towards hard drives. Also, would I need to get a better supply with 2x hard drives?
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post #6 of 44
keep the F3 for storage and buy a 60-64gb SSD either sandforce or c300
post #7 of 44
Your psu is plenty fine.
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post #8 of 44
c300 is awesome. SATA III FTW
    
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post #9 of 44
no you dont need a more powerful psu
heck i run 1 cable for my gskill and wd 1tb black

you should get something like a sandforce, c300, or maybe the intel ones
for sandforce you can get the 80 gb i heard its newer or something
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post #10 of 44
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I cancled my order already. I'm going to get a ssd drive instead. The c300 seems to be the most common recommendation. Is that pretty much the best drive for what I'm looking at? Also, would a external be fine for my storage drive? I planned on buying a extrernal hard drive anyways, this would kill two birds with one stone.
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