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I reckon you put the timer in at the right point, you want it to show the difference in boot time isolating the SSD as the factor of how fast it boots. If you start the timer as soon as you press the power switch, you're relying on people's motherboard POST times, which can vary greatly and doesn't give a reliable boot time for the SSD. My mobo has a very long POST compared to some, 15 seconds is usual before starting to load windows
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I reckon you put the timer in at the right point, you want it to show the difference in boot time isolating the SSD as the factor of how fast it boots. If you start the timer as soon as you press the power switch, you're relying on people's motherboard POST times, which can vary greatly and doesn't give a reliable boot time for the SSD. My mobo has a very long POST compared to some, 15 seconds is usual before starting to load windows
so i put the timer in the right spot? (i started it as soon as windows started loading)
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so i put the timer in the right spot? (i started it as soon as windows started loading)
Yep, because that eliminates the variable of the different POST times from system to system.
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aw that's lame, i guess once i sell my current setup down the road and build another, i'll make sure to get a bigger ssd
Just do what I did and use a larger SSD for games and the smaller one for OS+apps. I bought the 90GB Vertex 2 with the 20% off coupon and used my existing WD 128GB SSD for games. Now I have about 200 gb of formated, usable space for apps and games. More than enough for 99% of people.
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Just do what I did and use a larger SSD for games and the smaller one for OS+apps. I bought the 90GB Vertex 2 with the 20% off coupon and used my existing WD 128GB SSD for games. Now I have about 200 gb of formated, usable space for apps and games. More than enough for 99% of people.
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This SSD is no joke. I'm getting close to the same speeds as the day I bought it.

Anyone else having sucess with OCZ's line?
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