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I Really Want 2 SSD's,,,BUT

post #1 of 13
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I would really like to get 2 of these;http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0339459
But I won't have enough space for the OS and all my games.I have very little other software installed.
Maybe install the OC and only performance games(Steam)(Action).

Otherwise I was going to get these;http://directron.com/st93205620as.html

Then I will have room for it all.
post #2 of 13
Why not get one ssd and have another drive for storage?
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post #3 of 13
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Quote:
Originally Posted by elikim View Post
Why not get one ssd and have another drive for storage?
I want to use my Raid0
post #4 of 13
games dont really benefit from ssd's unless you are playing something like wow which you can benefit a little from loading maps
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I have about 2 hour with my new ssd and i can tell there amazingly fast and i 500gb hdd and another 160gb hdd and i use the to install games and to store my pictures and other stuff.
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post #6 of 13
The whole point of a SSD is to load the OS and important applications. Like others have said you don't see a performance increase in terms of FPS but load times are a tad bit faster, nothing good enough to justify putting them on a SSD, unless you wish to load that WOW map 10 seconds faster than normal. MY advice would be to get a SSD for OS and some important apps and use a HDD for all of your games.
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post #7 of 13
You could use 2 ssds for your boot drive and a hard drive for storage.

Assuming you have steam, you can download all your games and then move them to the hard drive, thus freeing up space.

I used a program called Steam mover and it works pretty well for my setup.
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post #8 of 13
If i were you I'd buy a ~100GB SSD for OS and aplications and a HDD for storage (games, photos, music etc.)
You don't really need games to be on SSD - the only adnvatage I know is that maps will load a little faster, but you won't die waiting a few more seconds.
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post #9 of 13
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Yeah I have plenty of storage so I'm not worried about that,So,I guess I can just put the games and steam on a storage drive.
post #10 of 13
I have photoshop, dreamweaver, win 7 ultimate, my music, visual studio 2010, and a bunch of other stuff and am only taking up 28 gigs of mine. I think 120 is more than enough.
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