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post #21 of 66
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no man
Oh snap, 777 rep!
post #22 of 66
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you have a mechanical hdd. are you crying for yourself?
lol yeah that sig rig was for my secondary pc which I built for $340 so its not worth investing an ssd in since I only use it a few times a month.
post #23 of 66
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performance boost in what? boot time? is that worth the amount of money it cost to buy an ssd?
in every single thing. I had 3 6400AAKS in raid 0 and short stroked and a single ssd made that array look bush league.
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performance boost in what? boot time? is that worth the amount of money it cost to buy an ssd?
Boot time, program running, game loading?

What's the point of spending of spending $1000+ on graphics cards, so you can have a constant 60fps over 30-40fps. Some people just prefer speediness.
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true that

i miss you on steam omega
I miss you too man.
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I miss you too man.
when your back we are going to hit up BC2!

and to all the rest: looks like im getting a Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe <3
 
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post #27 of 66
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Boot time, program running, game loading?

What's the point of spending of spending $1000+ on graphics cards, so you can have a constant 60fps over 30-40fps. Some people just prefer speediness.
see, i couldnt justify spending $1000+ on graphics cards either. but hey, thats just me.
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see, i couldnt justify spending $1000+ on graphics cards either. but hey, thats just me.
you spent like 700 with yours lol.
 
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you spent like 700 with yours lol.
open box. 275 each.
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You can probably get along just fine on an overclocked Q9550 with 470s in SLI. Your SSD performance will suffer a bit because there aren't any SATA 6gbps LGA775 boards that I'm aware of. That is, of course, assuming you get a newer SSD that supports such a thing.

Performance wise, I think you'll be just fine.

Edit: If you can't resist upgrading, I'd strongly suggest waiting until Bulldozer comes out. It may or may not take the performance crown, but hopefully it'll be close enough to start some price wars.
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