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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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    No...
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post #241 of 851
Whereas upgrading a major compoment like the GPU or the CPU will give an instant FPS boost, the point of an SSD I think is, that it will make the whole system work faster. And, saying that they are too expensive is a flat out absurdity, all of the components meant for max performance are expensive. Buying a small SSD for 100$ is nothing if you have the money to build an i7 system.

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Completely agree with turrican9.
I can't even imagine where do people get enough patience to use HDD as the OS/Programs drive??? I have SSD at home, and HDD at work... I want to smash my work computer with a sledgehammer every time I turn it on!!!
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I just traded a guy my i7 system with sata for his c2d system with ssd cause in this thread its better...
Well if you're all going SSD mad!
I have two 80GB Intels I'll swap for a 2600K or another KFA2 GTX480
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I have simply wiped their old IDE HD's and did a fresh install of windows and got the same response...
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I game every day.

I don't have random AV scans and other nonsense going on while I game. Why do -you-?
maybe we all arent as regimented as you and forget to turn our AVs off?
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And this is why i like netbooks and laptops get to use cheaper parts ( Flashdrives ) as operating systems...(install them on the flash drive (mod to make flashdrive internal))
But hey ssds have there place
one day well have ssds that are just as fast as ram ( in what a year or two )
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post #247 of 851
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Originally Posted by pursuinginsanity View Post
I game every day.

I don't have random AV scans and other nonsense going on while I game. Why do -you-?
No!

nice try though.

What, you can't run AV, Malware, windows updates, winamp, WoW x4, Crysis, Furmark, and prime and still game without stutters?

Poor you...
Edited by NitroNarcosis - 4/20/11 at 8:05am
post #248 of 851
I don't have a SSD. Have been thinking in buying one very seriously. But then I see the price and It just breaks my heart, it drops my dreamin of getting one soon. As I'm concerned, my 4xStripe Configuration that gives me 380+ MB/s Read its lovely and I don't need anything else right now.
I would love to have SSD, I just think its not the prober time to buy SSD.

On OP question. Why do we invest in i7 2600k? Cuz its worh the price... why not in SSD? Cuz its not worth the price. Easy.
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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
While platters matter in performance.... I think you mean to talk about areal density which matters more.

However, increases in HDD areal density only improve performance be a percentage points (10-40%). SSDs improve performance on an order of magnitude (1000%-20000%).
Agree. Just waiting for the moment SSD's hit 500GB for $100 before I purchase one. =P
post #250 of 851
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Completely agree with turrican9.
I can't even imagine where do people get enough patience to use HDD as the OS/Programs drive??? I have SSD at home, and HDD at work... I want to smash my work computer with a sledgehammer every time I turn it on!!!
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