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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
You really should check your system... You are drastically over-inflating your space usage.
Are you kidding?
Rift and WoW alone use 50GB.
I only have those with some other things on there plus my OS and I am over 60% usage! I have like 78GB free now...its silly.

Check my system?
Please.

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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
Windows 7 64-bit plus updates (minus hiberation and paging file) uses less than 20GB. .
Thats still 1/3 of a 60GB drive if not more.



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Originally Posted by Lou3824 View Post
I guess that all depends on what you have on your drive. 64 would have cut it pretty close though
Agreed.
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post #52 of 57
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You must be using the wrong drivers, have a crappy controller or something like that.

My W7 finishes booting half way through the splash animation and loads the desktop with all gadgets ready to go less than two seconds after I type in my password. There's also a massive difference in program load time between those located on the SSD and those on the HDD.
Ya, must be.

Or it could be that my system is different than yours and that the inclusion of a SSD provides negligible performance increase for what the damn thing costs.
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Ya, must be.

Or it could be that my system is different than yours and that the inclusion of a SSD provides negligible performance increase for what the damn thing costs.
Ssd's are one of the 3 main system components that u can see a drastic performance boost from. I've ran my ssd in a e5200, phenom x-, i5 750 and soon a 2500k...a ssd will boot up almost the same speed in ANY system....not accounting for user error...if you didn't see a difference than it was more than likely user error.
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Hell yes!

Best $200 I ever spent on a PC. You could spend $2000 on other PC components and you wouldnt get the same performance increase as you do with SSD's..
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yyyyyyyyeeeeesssssss!!!!!:d
i am never going back to anything less for a boot drive.
Wow/sc2/rift load in seconds. Seconds.
this^^^
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post #56 of 57
yes yes yes yes and a million other times yes. It was so worth it I bought a bigger one this time
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Ssd's are one of the 3 main system components that u can see a drastic performance boost from. I've ran my ssd in a e5200, phenom x-, i5 750 and soon a 2500k...a ssd will boot up almost the same speed in ANY system....not accounting for user error...if you didn't see a difference than it was more than likely user error.
It wasn't "user error", the ssds were ****. And they still are. I won't be buying anything for at least 2-3 more years.
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