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I am planning my next build and I was wondering if an SSD would be right for me

I saw a co worker had a Ridata 128gb drive with TRIM and he said boot up times were great but he was not unable to multitask worth a crap

I want one just for the OS and programs so I will not need it any larger than 40-80gb

Which one will be best for me if any?

I have a 250Gb and 1Tb HDD for my data but I need this for the programs

Any help is much appreciated

~Zax
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post #2 of 5
If you want to spend the money on one, make sure you get a good one, and yes it could make your computer faster.

just dont' get a cheap one. ask the SSD guys which one to get.
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I'd get any of the SF-1200 based ones. You can get 60GB for about $130.

Does that board have SATA 3?
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The problem with the cheaper ssd is they dont compare well to the higher brand ssd in IOPS. That is why multitasking sucks. you want a ssd with high IOPS and random reads.

http://www.hardware-revolution.com/b...december-2010/

this is a nice general guide
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I do not want a cheap one

And I have not made the new build yet but it will be Sandy bridge with sata 3 onboard
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4 x ASUS VN247H-P's in Surround + Accessory Logitech G15 Corsair HX750 NZXT Phantom-White 
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