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post #11 of 50
Dude, SSD simply makes programs load faster, which says:
1. SSD changes everything you know about OS & Game loading time
2. SSD does nothing with game performance
3. Save yur money
4. What are the reasons you got for getting SSD beside the fun of OS Boot time?
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post #12 of 50
This video shows the difference between a HDD and SSD:
[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-lR0XoHFU6Y[/ame]

I don't think the difference is that amazing.
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post #13 of 50
Thread Starter 
Noticeable difference in load times according tot he video. But do I need to save seconds on my life? hmmmmm maybe...maybe not. Not a necessity of course. More coolness, but I'm gonna submerge my PC in water this week...so SSD can wait....a while.
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post #14 of 50
I just have a 30gb ssd for my OS and it is great. Windows is very fast and responsive, its great being able to start my computer and as soon as i get to my windows desktop i can start opening programs. I really like the ssd(boot) and 300gb raptor (gaming) combo. Now in games like COD:BO EVERY match i play i am in the pre-match game. On my ssd i have windows install + all updates as well as all my drivers. I will never have my OS on a non ssd again.
post #15 of 50
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Originally Posted by RAFFY;12372320 
I just have a 30gb ssd for my OS and it is great. Windows is very fast and responsive, its great being able to start my computer and as soon as i get to my windows desktop i can start opening programs. I really like the ssd(boot) and 300gb raptor (gaming) combo. Now in games like COD:BO EVERY match i play i am in the pre-match game. On my ssd i have windows install + all updates as well as all my drivers. I will never have my OS on a non ssd again.

You feel that strongly about it huh? I'd have to get one real cheap on a come up deal or something and then play around with it.
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post #16 of 50
Quote:
Originally Posted by The Master Chief;12371774 
Games do not benefit from an SSD.



But the OS sure does and most if not all applications will load by the time your finger is done clicking.

ArmA 2 does ALOT, but that's only because it precaches a buttload of stuff before it runs.
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post #17 of 50
People who downplay the differences have obviously not used one.

It's the biggest noticeable upgrade you can do for every way you use your PC.
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I have another question. Is the failure rate of an SSD lower than that of a regular HDD? I was reading reviews and even the higher priced and more popular companies seemed to have a good amount of REPORTED failures. Of course on places like newegg there are probably alot more people that have problems giving bad reviews than there are the people who like their SSD. Did I say that right? Do you know what I'm trying to say?
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post #19 of 50
Quote:
Originally Posted by beers;12372402 
People who downplay the differences have obviously not used one.

It's the biggest noticeable upgrade you can do for every way you use your PC.
Don't listen to this guy
    
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post #20 of 50
Quote:
Originally Posted by Arrec Barrwin;12375379 
Don't listen to this guy

I'm inclined to agree. SSD's make windows really snappy, and with TRIM it stays that way. I had a Velociraptor before I had my SSD, and that was pretty quick. With games, at least the ones I play, I load faster than most people (TF2, SC2...) but you end up just waiting for the other players, so what's the point? Save your money, and buy more GPU or nicer LCD... Storage and the SSD craze has really gotten our of hand. You can buy 2TB of reliable storage for under $100 now... THAT is the no brainer.
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