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Recently i realised, i upgraded every component in my pc except of system hdd. I am no expert so please me, how bad is this?



I suppose it slows me down a lot (loading times etc.) It runs in raid 0, but i guess that doesnt make that much difference. So what do you think, time to upgrade to SSD?

edit: Fixed the image
Edited by Sheira - 3/10/11 at 9:43am
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post #2 of 9
If you want to grab a SSD for a boot drive that will certainly make the system feel peppier - my 64GB made the most difference for "peppiness" but Raid 0 will do good to install all your programs on
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Well, it is raid 0, however this drive is more than 5 years old...I dont even remember when i got it.
My WD Green almost beat it in speeds both minimum and maximum speed. Has to be bad.
Edited by Sheira - 3/10/11 at 9:52am
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Can anyone with WD Black or even a SSD post their HD Tune results, so i know where do i stand.
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post #5 of 9
u stand really low. the drives nowadays are over 100.
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post #6 of 9
My four SSD RAID0:



How many drives are in your array?
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post #7 of 9
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Just two. Mhm I see its pretty bad..
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post #8 of 9
I'm in the same boat as you op. I have a 5 year old HDD. I don't know what exactly my hdtune is at, but if I remember I'll check and post in this thread
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post #9 of 9
yes that is bad considering the rest of your system is considerably above that i would suggest 2 new drives in raid 0 you will see a drastic improvement in overall system performance if you eliminate that bottleneck.
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