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So which would do my rig better, a nice OCN keyboard which would be about $125 shipped vs an SSD? I've used this for years now and I guess it is now a good time to upgrade. Or would maybe an SSD be better? Fast boot up times, and fast program load times.

A 60GB SSD will run around $130 so they are about the same price. Which would be better?
    
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post #2 of 19
Get the SSD. Unless your keyboard is broken or you really hate it, the SSD will be a much better improvement. I got mine a few months ago and it is just great!
     
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post #3 of 19
Probably the SSD, but I would personally choose the keyboard.
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I'd get the SSD first and then, when you have more fund, get the keyboard.

Edit: Oh wait.. you posted this in keyboard section? Of course, everyone's gonna say keyboard. lol Try posting this over in the SSD forum and you might get different opinions.
Edited by reaper~ - 2/27/11 at 9:37pm
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post #5 of 19
Good question OP. I'll soon be asking myself that question. Right now though I'd get the keyboard cause SSDs are way too expensive and its technology is still progressing.
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Unless you're in dire need of a new keyboard, an SSD will give you more benefit for your money.
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post #7 of 19
I kinda regret buying my SSD. I barely notice any difference, aside from bootup speed.
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post #8 of 19
keyboard, it will make you feel better about your life when you sit at your desk.

edit: keyboard will basically never really fall behind in tech. so its a worthy investment
post #9 of 19
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Originally Posted by Ipwnnubletz View Post
I kinda regret buying my SSD. I barely notice any difference, aside from bootup speed.
Yeah that's what I've been thinking about. Boot up time is nice but once it boots up performance is all I care about.

I'm leaning towards a keyboard right now.
    
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post #10 of 19
Unless you get a very large and exceptionally fast SSD, the only real benefit is slightly faster boot times and a bit quicker application opening.

Also, today's SSDs will be worthless this time next year. A mechanical keyboard will retain most of its value for a decade.
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