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Yeah, makes sense - but I see no need for the Raptor if I'll have 90-100GB left over after OS+Office.
Does anyone know if the 128GB C300 comes with 128GB of memory or 119GB?
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post #12 of 19
I would personally go with the larger SSD, but it really depends how many applications you're planning to install on it.
post #13 of 19
I think the raptor would kinda be a waste of money really when your planning for SSD anyways. I dont know the actual size when installed on the C300 but I have a 64GB and my useable is 59.6GB, dunno if that helps, but cant imagine they cut 10GB but maybe
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I would get the 128GB SSD for performance/price. That's PLENTY for the programs and OS.
    
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Okay, yes that helps a lot.
The 64GB SSD is actually 64,000,000,000 bytes or ~59.5GB (Windows GB = 1024 MB, Manufacturers GB = 1000 MB) A trick is to multiply the listed capacity by 0.93.
So the 128GB SSD will come with 128 * 0.93 or 119.04GB.
Install Windows and Office and I will have 95GB left. Plenty of space.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by skatingrocker17 View Post
I would get the 128GB SSD for performance/price. That's PLENTY for the programs and OS.
Yes, it is more than enough (the person who I am building this computer for only uses 80GB for Win7 and all his programs).
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post #17 of 19
128gb SSD is your best bet since you'll have the data drive to offload any large files.
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Yep.
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post #19 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by csm725 View Post
The title says it all, which is better:
64GB C300 - $125 (For Windows and main programs)
150GB Raptor - $110 (For other programs and user profiles)

(Total - $235)
---------------------------OR---------------------------
128GB C300 - $230


And I am getting a 500GB data drive.


Thanks for the advice.
I'd say the fastest options would be 2 OCZ vertex 2 64 gigs in RAID 0, they support garbage collection too
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