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I won't go SLI. I mainly focus on capacity THEN speed. Now I've had 7200rpm's for a long time now, and I want something a little bit faster, but with enough capacity.



64 Gb. is way too small for me. Even 80 Gb... Even 128/160 Gb. is too small... It reminds me of back in the day, and I wont pay $200+ for 64-160 Gb.

Therefore I go with the Velociraptor. Even though I might not see a change, I can install games, and leave them for quite some time without having to uninstall, and then I can always come back to them

So a 300 Gb. Velociraptor > 64 Gb. SSD because of space

But thanks for the input anyhow, but until the capacity and price isn't really complementing each other, I go for a HDD any day
I assume you mean RAID and not SLI? I'm not exactly sure why you're bringing that up anyway since nobody mentioned anything about RAID.

The smart thing to do would be to buy a 64GB SSD and install your operating system and programs on it, and then get a 1TB Samsung F3 or Western Digital Black for games. You won't notice any difference between a 7200RPM hard drive and a 10000 RPM hard drive, but any SSD will have your operating system and programs loading in mere seconds.

but hey, if you want to waste your money that's perfectly fine with me.

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SSDs are NOT overrated, HDDs are overrated. All you do is put OS on SSD and that is it, you will never go back to HDD.
Yup. 10000RPM hard drives are overrated. There's really no point to them.
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go raid 0
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I know i own three raptors, and they are ******* slow.
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I assume you mean RAID and not SLI? I'm not exactly sure why you're bringing that up anyway since nobody mentioned anything about RAID.

The smart thing to do would be to buy a 64GB SSD and install your operating system and programs on it, and then get a 1TB Samsung F3 or Western Digital Black for games. You won't notice any difference between a 7200RPM hard drive and a 10000 RPM hard drive, but any SSD will have your operating system and programs loading in mere seconds.

but hey, if you want to waste your money that's perfectly fine with me.


Yup. 10000RPM hard drives are overrated. There's really no point to them.
I meant SSD... Way too tired now

Hmm... Are you sure, I won't notice any difference? And I really would wan't a HDD for storage. Since I have an X-dock on top of my case, I could buy an internal HDD and use it as an external, you know?

But are you absolutely sure about that with games on 7200rpm and 10000rpm?

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go raid 0
Don't wanna mess around with RAID
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yeah SSD is def the way to go, it blows my raid 0 setup away as far as raw speed and snappiness
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yeah SSD is def the way to go, it blows my raid 0 setup away as far as raw speed and snappiness
Yeah, but how about the games on an 7200rpm HDD?

Would it be slower if I also used it for data?
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If i were you, i'd get a H70. Much better than the H50 imo.
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Originally Posted by Sin0822 View Post
SSDs are NOT overrated, HDDs are overrated. All you do is put OS on SSD and that is it, you will never go back to HDD.
This, for most people... Putting SSD in your system will be the biggest noticeable performance gain you can get.

NOT overrated, and I cant believe people on OCN are complaining about the price lol, when you guys spend thousands on other components for your system.
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If i were you, i'd get a H70. Much better than the H50 imo.
LoL, my temps are great with the H50, so I'm satisfied with it

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This, for most people... Putting SSD in your system will be the biggest noticeable performance gain you can get.

NOT overrated, and I cant believe people on OCN are complaining about the price lol, when you guys spend thousands on other components for your system.
Hmm... Maybe you're right I will look into it
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