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Just as stated guys, almost have the money for my new build and my budget will allow me to get either get the GTX 580 Lightning or a GTX 570 Twin Frozr III+SSD. What should I do? Will the SSD really provide a better experience overall? Not talking only gaming but browsing the internet, watching movies etc. Thanks in advance.
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Go for the 570+SSD. SSD are pretty awesome. You'll see decreased load times for pretty much everything you do.
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580 has my vote. SSDs are NOT all that
     
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SSD-going from 80fps to 110 is pretty useless actually-you will get more out of the SSD.
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And what the hell is that creepy little thing in your avatar?
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GTX570 + SSD. After using SSD, you won't be able to use normal HDD as boot drive anymore.
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SSD-going from 80fps to 110 is pretty useless actually-you will get more out of the SSD.
if your SSD is 80-120 gb your gonna be running out of space fast. I speak from experiance. Happened to me twice. Waiting twice as long doesn't really matter as I don't have to manage every little byte of space anymore.
     
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post #8 of 36
I vote for the 570 and SSD also, I was gonna step up to the 580 but I can justify the need since my 570 can max everything already.
 
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post #9 of 36
For browsing the internet and watching movies and SSD will make little or no difference. The most noticeable differences people notice with SSDs is load times; to be brutally honest, for the vast majority of consumers and SSD makes as much difference to their computing experience as an upgrade from a GTX570 to a GTX580.
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post #10 of 36
You can always pick-up a SSD. Get strike by Lightning
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