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Poll Results: Should a enthusiast system in 2011 consist of a SSD amongst the other great hardware?

 
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    Yes!!!
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post #111 of 851
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Originally Posted by Manyak View Post
Except when you've got a 2600k you can transcode at a LOT faster than 30FPS (hell, my 930 transcoded faster than that).
It's all about transcoding settings then.
I get about 5 fps on my i3 370m when encoding.
But that's mainly because I transcode 1080p material at very high quality settings via x264.
Maybe you do SD material at normal/fast settings.

PS If I could, I would get an ssd for my laptop (warranty though...), but that would NOT be for increasing transcoding speed
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post #112 of 851
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I would love to get a SSD but currently there are 300GB of steam games installed on my C: and dont like the idea of having a small c drive.
I think your missing the point. An ssd isnt suppose to take the place of your MASS STORAGE, its suppose to take the place of your PRIMARY BOOT drive. Your not going to be loading everything onto the ssd.

The ssd is where your OS and other major system critical apps like anit virus go. Games, photos, and video go on hard drives. your not replacing and throwing away hard drives, your adding SSD to your system for your OS to become more responsive.


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Originally Posted by Khaotik55 View Post
I have an SSD and without a doubt I would never go back to running my OS from a standard hard drive.

To all the people saying "SSD's will become better soon", I feel sorry for you because even a slow SSD blows away what you have now. They are completely worth it in my opinion and should be included with any major upgrade.
^^ agree
post #113 of 851
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Originally Posted by Gawdz View Post
Whats the gigabyte a second rate that SSDs use? Im ok with my 6gb/s my mobo provides.
You do realise that's just the bus bandwidth of SATA 3 and not the actual device speed, right?
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post #114 of 851
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I would love to get a SSD but currently there are 300GB of steam games installed on my C: and dont like the idea of having a small c drive.
Enjoy backing up files when you reinstall your OS with a clean install.
I have 203GB games and that is with both Steam and non steam games installed on D:\\ and I'd never want to place them on the C:\
ash partition.

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post #116 of 851
why buy SSD when you can get a Seagate ES series 1-2TB SATAII drive that is designed to run 24/7 for allot cheaper and will far outlast any hardware you can buy off the shelf and yes SSDs die and die w/o notice. At least on a reg HD you can recover your files til its last rotational breath.

How many times has your IPOD crashed and had to reboot/wipe it clean? Now think of your $2k+ system running off the same unstable technology but there isn't a reboot/flash option. RMA processes suck and what do you turn to in the 2-4weeks it takes to get a replacement.......go back to a regular hard drive LOL
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post #117 of 851
Ha - I just hopped on NewEgg to check out an OCZ unit - 60 GB for $120 or so - the problem is the RMAs - ALL OVER THE PLACE! Not interested in a paper weight...

Let me know when the tech works.
post #118 of 851
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Originally Posted by jsigone View Post
why buy SSD when you can get a Seagate ES series 1-2TB SATAII drive that is designed to run 24/7 for allot cheaper and will far outlast any hardware you can buy off the shelf and yes SSDs die and die w/o notice. At least on a reg HD you can recover your files til its last rotational breath.

How many times has your IPOD crashed and had to reboot/wipe it clean? Now think of your $2k+ system running off the same unstable technology but there isn't a reboot/flash option. RMA processes suck and what do you turn to in the 2-4weeks it takes to get a replacement.......go back to a regular hard drive LOL
You're so wrong. Period.
post #119 of 851
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Originally Posted by iZZ View Post
Ok maybe in 5 years or so.

Or when they cost as much as hard drives.
That's what I'm going for. Waste of money at the moment.

And yes, I went with a 2500k and HDD, so in your face.
 
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post #120 of 851
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That's what I'm going for. Waste of money at the moment.

And yes, I went with a 2500k and HDD, so in your face.
How's it a waste of money, your main components far outperform mine but my PC will makes yours look like a celeron laptop in the early 2000's in windows. If you have money why not buy a 60-120gb and HD for games/storage?
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