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well when I recieve my noctua 14 i'll have a go at OCin the i7 but I dont think ill get far because its a C0/C1, i've been thinking of a ssd, would that have a big impact? does anyone else have any other ideas? thanks
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An SSD is likely one of the single components that will make your computer faster and more responsive, I highly recommend it.

Use it as your OS drive, and put your most used apps on it.
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What do you want to get faster? you want your computer to get more "snappy" as in faster reactions in windows, faster launching apps, faster windows boot times?
or you want to basically get more fps in games?

i would say getting an SSD is prolly the best upgrade for you. if you want to get more fps in games i would say get a better gfx smile.gif
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i want it to be super snappy, i want it to load windows7 fast , dont play much games really hence graphics card, I'd want to use the SSD for OS and programs only.. and other hardrive for everything else?is this possible
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i want it to be super snappy, i want it to load windows7 fast , dont play much games really hence graphics card, I'd want to use the SSD for OS and programs only.. and other hardrive for everything else?is this possible

that is exactly what an ssd is going to do to your system smile.gif as for which one the crucial C300 ones are the best atm. it depends on your budget though smile.gif
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post #6 of 13
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better than ocz Vertex 2e?
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post #7 of 13
Get the C300! There's an awesome deal for it now:

http://www.overclock.net/online-deals/930744-superbiiz-crucial-real-ssd-c300-64gb.html

For this price, its worth it more than the Vertex 2.
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post #8 of 13
SSD will be the best upgrade you ever made, they are crazy fast!!!
I can start using my rig in 15 seconds after post, shutdown to restart like 40-45 seconds.
You will not belive it!!
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post #9 of 13
Ive got a ssd only things its good for is loading stuff fast, its not gunna give more fps in games.
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Read post no. 4.
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