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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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post #191 of 851
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Originally Posted by Mike-IRL View Post
He said he only cares about benching. To him that's probably a bigger difference than 3 seconds of boot time...
When we talk about SSD's VS harddrives we do not talk about 3 secs better boot time! Only shows how ignorant you are!

You're whole system will be much much faster! It's night and day compared to harddrives!
    
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post #192 of 851
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Originally Posted by SIRL0INofBEEF View Post
late to discussion maybe, but I chose a nice processor over an ssd because ssd's still seem overpriced to me. hdd's used to be a lot more expensive, and I just got a 1tb internal for $20. I feel like if I give it a year, the same will happen with ssd's
It's unlikely that SSDs will fall as far in price as some of you are implying it will. As it's already been said, they are a new technology, which means new models are being released all the time. Once the old models are sold, it's unlikely they will restock them just to sell at a cheaper price. No, they will stock the new model with similar capacities at roughly the same price. At best you are looking at a 5% - 10% decrease overall per year apart from rare exceptions.
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post #193 of 851
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Benches like 3DMark not games..

Read my post once again..

CHEERS..
Metro 2033 is more benchmark than game.
post #194 of 851
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Originally Posted by Vhozard View Post
Last part is 100% true.
Middle part I don't understand though, I said I get about 5 fps on a high quality raw m2ts when transcoding to x264.
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PS I never use anything else than xvid/x264, resulting in an fps of 30 at max. So no, ssd's dont help transcoding at all
Is what I have. You edit the post while I was typing?
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Metro 2033 is more benchmark than game.
Maybe for you..

For HWBot it's just a game..

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post #196 of 851
SSD is nice to have windows boot fast.. But like most people my pc is on 24/7.
I'd rather have extra FPS in games, then load the game faster but it runs slower..
(Cause you used money instead on gfx on your ssd)

I geuss it just depends on what you use the pc for.
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post #197 of 851
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It's unlikely that SSDs will fall as far in price as some of you are implying it will. As it's already been said, they are a new technology, which means new models are being released all the time. Once the old models are sold, it's unlikely they will restock them just to sell at a cheaper price. No, they will stock the new model with similar capacities at roughly the same price. At best you are looking at a 5% - 10% decrease overall per year apart from rare exceptions.
Lol... Careful who you say that too.

It's funny. SSDs have yet to be embraced by the enthusiast community, and some argue they will be mainstream within 3 years.
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post #198 of 851
Bleh. No interest in SSDs. The price-to-storage ratio is ridiculous at the moment and I probably won't get any until I can grab a 500GB or larger SSD for ~$100. I sell PCs on the side all the time and have dealt with maybe 3 SSDs. I'm not amazed by the performance difference. I'm not denying that they're faster, I'm just not impressed at all when considering how much they cost and how much they hold.
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SSD is nice to have windows boot fast.. But like most people my pc is on 24/7.
I'd rather have extra FPS in games, then load the game faster but it runs slower..
(Cause you used money instead on gfx on your ssd)

I geuss it just depends on what you use the pc for.
Lol! Another ignorer! No matter what you use your PC for, it will be night and day using an SSD VS Harddrive
    
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post #200 of 851
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When we talk about SSD's VS harddrives we do not talk about 3 secs better boot time! Only shows how ignorant you are!

Your whole system will be much much faster! It's night and day compared to harddrives!
At least learn some basic grammar if you're going to run around calling people ignorant.
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