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I just got my vertex turbo back from RMA. They sent me a new one and it's still sealed. I don't know what to do with it now. I used to use it for OS only, but it only last less than 2 years.

I'm thinking selling it or use it on my laptop. However, my laptop is pretty old (Athlon X2 and Nvidia 6series) and I don't know is it worth to do it. My main rig is using HD and I'm lazy to put the SSD and reinstall Windows.

Any suggestions?

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If your laptop has sata connections for the HDD I would throw it in there. It may be an old laptop but that would make it feel a hell of alot faster.
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really? It has SATA connection. I just don't know what's the speed increase like. Does SSD only last couple years?

Edit: +rep.
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Originally Posted by Silver_WRX02;12699043 
really? It has SATA connection. I just don't know what's the speed increase like. Does SSD only last couple years?

Edit: +rep.

Ssds have limited writes in theory basically the drive becomes no longer writable and only readable.

I'm guessing your drive failed in some other way but that's sometimes just the way it goes.
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I remember I was installing Windows 7 SP1 and suddenly BSOD. After that, bios doesn't recognize the drive. The good thing is the drive is under 3 year warranty.
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Personally I would just sell it. To me the SSD load times and everything are overrated...
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Elite-;12704278 
Personally I would just sell it. To me the SSD load times and everything are overrated...

yeh i agree, my ssd hasnt made that much of a impact on the computer compared to the impact on my wallet,
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yeh i agree, my ssd hasnt made that much of a impact on the computer compared to the impact on my wallet,

Exactly why I returned mine back to MC, there was too much I wanted to put on it and not enough space for the high price tag.
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