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SSD or HDD?

Poll Results: Which is better?

Poll expired: Feb 19, 2011  
  • 18% (3)
    HDD
  • 81% (13)
    SDD
16 Total Votes  
post #1 of 15
Thread Starter 
Which is better? HDD or SSD?
    
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post #2 of 15
ssd=speed
HDD=space
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post #3 of 15
if you can afford a large SSD then go for it

i have a 60gb for my OS and certain apps and then a 500gb WD HDD for games and other stuff
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post #4 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by GeForce2MX View Post
Which is better? HDD or SSD?
Depends on what you are doing.... could you be more specific?
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post #5 of 15
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by MrAMD_Fan View Post
Depends on what you are doing.... could you be more specific?
Okay. I wanted a hard drive that is fast for like OS boot and loads. I thinking about it because I'm thinking about building a computer.
    
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post #6 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by GeForce2MX View Post
Okay. I wanted a hard drive that is fast for like OS boot and loads. I thinking about it because I'm thinking about building a computer.
Then get an SSD....
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post #7 of 15
Pci-e.
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post #8 of 15
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Quote:
Originally Posted by moonmanas View Post
Then get an SSD....
mmm. Okay.
    
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post #9 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by kenolak View Post
Pci-e.
^

Pci-e SSD's should be the better choice.
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post #10 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by GeForce2MX View Post
mmm. Okay.
Maybe this will help you decide
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