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post #21 of 50
Not a game changer IMO. Personally I'll wait till they have been out awhile longer (=cheaper).
post #22 of 50
Games, maps, levels all load much faster with an SSD. COD4, BO and CSS maps load 3 times as fast. Those claiming it makes no difference in games, all I can say is, what have you been smoking?


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post #23 of 50
I'm all for SSD here as well, Programs AND Games load super fast. And even in the game from chapter to chapter loads are almost instant, Depending of course on how the games load the new chapters.

Hands down, GAME CHANGER
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post #24 of 50
Quote:
Originally Posted by The Master Chief View Post
Games do not benefit from an SSD.
Really now?

post #25 of 50
ssd's offer lower latency and faster transfers than a single drive would, but if you're going to have a real raid setup you can get the speed and the capacity.

even without the ssd's latency benefit my machine boots extremely fast and i'm normally the first one on the server. (boot 25 seconds, bf2 MP map load time 7-8 seconds)
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post #26 of 50
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That video looked more convincing than the first. I'll still wait it out maybe. As good as they seem, I still am questioning it's overall reliability. I don't want it to break down on me in 2 months. lol.
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post #27 of 50
Quote:
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That video looked more convincing than the first. I'll still wait it out maybe. As good as they seem, I still am questioning it's overall reliability. I don't want it to break down on me in 2 months. lol.
Most of them have 3 year warranties and over 1 mill. hours MTBF.


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post #28 of 50
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Most of them have 3 year warranties and over 1 mill. hours MTBF.


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The warranty is cool, but the convenience might be a hindrance. Long as it loads windows fast it might not be so bad.
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post #29 of 50
I'll never have an OS that's not on an SSD ever again. It's not quite worth it for games now though. Considering most people would need a 120GB one.

They're not even that expensive anymore. I admit, there nowhere near the price of mechanical HDDs, but they're not as bad as they used to be.

Get one and see for yourself.
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there is an important issue i had to learn the hard way

as long as you got amd controller for AHCI , your ssd will not perform as intended

i got adata s599 64gb sata 2 with my existing pc , and when i installed it and installed the OS on it , the readings were too low , when i asked the customer support , he told me that amd's driver for AHCI is very poor

he told me that the only solution is to change my pc to Intel instead of AMD !
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