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So this is my first build, and I want to get a SSD for my system. I'm not sure on what size i should get, like 80gb, 120gb, or what. I've heard OCZ vertex 2 are some of the best but what other options do i have.

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64GB should be enough to be a boot drive. If you're just putting Windows on it. My recommendations would be the OCZ Vertex 2 or the Crucial C300. There's been some deals around, I got my C300 for $99 on newegg about a week or two ago.
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I was thinking about either the 80GB Vertex 2 for 145 after rebate. or either the 120GB Vertex 2, or the 128GB Crucial. But i could possible go for the 64GB Crucial if that would be good enough. 125 for 64GB or 145 for 80GB?
Edited by desastrux - 2/6/11 at 7:05pm
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64GB should be enough to be a boot drive. If you're just putting Windows on it. My recommendations would be the OCZ Vertex 2 or the Crucial C300. There's been some deals around, I got my C300 for $99 on newegg about a week or two ago.

I have the 60GB OCZ........even with a few programs,drivers and W7 I have on on average 40GB free.........
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One thing to take into consideration is the fact that you're not going to be getting the full 64GB. Remember the difference in base 2 versus base 10.

But to give yourself a comparison, right click on your "users, program files, and windows" directories and see how much space you're currently using. If you have lots of games and/or the adobe programs installed, then it would be highly unlikely that you'd be able to get away with a 64GB SSD.

Hope that helps!
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