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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 #291 of 851
i would run one as an OS drive,but the money and the fail rate seems too much,HDD's are reliable and cost effective. i must add that that is a percieved (sic) fail rate,im going on tales from other users,i dont have the numbers.
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post #292 of 851
When I say Sandy you say Bridge!!!

-Sandy!!

-Bridge!!!

-Sandy!!!

-Bridge!!!

Let me hear you say: Go Sandy,Go Sandy,GO.. Go Sandy,Go Sandy,GO..

CHEERS..
     
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post #293 of 851
I still regret i bought one.
I do not reboot my pc every 20 minutes, hence couldn't care less about win load time.
WoW loading times from ssd just make 0 profit.
Chrome opens 0.3 seconds faster = win ?

Clean system = fast system. If you have 23421 crap apps in startup that's something that will cost 0$ to clean instead of ssd :/

Amazing troll skills you got there OP
Edited by DiNet - 4/20/11 at 8:38am
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post #294 of 851
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Originally Posted by turrican9 View Post
I installed Win7 on a Raptor 74GB 10 000rpm a few weeks ago, because I was gonna use it for testing purposes. And my God was it slow compared to my SSD's !!! And I mean sloooow!

I can't believe people are sitting here and defending harddrives over SSD's for OS use! And this is an enthusiast forum! What a joke! Lol!
Yes, it has it's uses for certain thing like fast load times, read/writes, database, etc. But not everyone needs that. My PC gets used for gaming first and then other things. The only other things would be browsing the internet and the occasional Word document or something. IE and Chrome open up instantly when I click them. It's not like the SSD is going to really make those things noticably different. I can see if running bigger programs that load slower, but I do not. Other things such as defrags and stuff, I have that scheduled to run automatically during the night and never have to wait for that ever when I am using the PC.

When I get a SSD, it will be OS only and maybe Office. The only reason is because I want to move all my games off my C:\\ drive and figured if I am going to get another drive, I midas well get a SSD for the OS.

Not everyone has to agree with you that everyone needs an SSD, even for the OS. Not everyone is as impatient as you I guess and can't spare an extra 5-10 seconds (ya, maybe more time depending on what you do). Some people just really don't need an SSD.
Edited by jbobb - 4/20/11 at 8:41am
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post #295 of 851
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Will a SSD upgrade be better then a 2600k upgrade for a person encoding videos?
No No No. "I have enough money to upgrade to a 2600k system and buy SSD, should I get SSD?"

According to some people in this topic, no. Reason: It costs too much money. Just like every other part of the system will cost more money for something even slightly better, yet many people will pay for that thing that is only so slightly better.

But apparently SSD is not accepted into the same logic. It is just never worth the money even if you have it
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post #296 of 851
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Excactly!
Turrican, that's not what you're doing, you're telling them they were wrong, not asking them to justify their descision, anyone that's explained why they feel they don't need an SSD is told "You obviously haven't tried an SSD."
Of course they haven't, they just told you why they didn't
I'll mention folding again as for a dedicated folding rig,which is something a good few people here have, the cost of an SSD is better spent on a better CPU or GPU. There is a situation right there when ignoring an SSD in order to upgrade something else in a fast Sandybridge setup would be the right thing to do.
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No No No. "I have enough money to upgrade to a 2600k system and buy SSD, should I get SSD?"

According to some people in this topic, no. Reason: It costs too much money. Just like every other part of the system will cost more money for something even slightly better, yet many people will pay for that thing that is only so slightly better.

But apparently SSD is not accepted into the same logic. It is just never worth the money even if you have it
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I'm interested OP; what do you do on your computer? What do you spend the most time on?
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Turrican, that's not what you're doing, you're telling them they were wrong, not asking them to justify their descision, anyone that's explained why they feel they don't need an SSD is told "You obviously haven't tried an SSD."
Of course they haven't, they just told you why they didn't
I'll mention folding again as for a dedicated folding rig,which is something a good few people here have, the cost of an SSD is better spent on a better CPU or GPU. There is a situation right there when ignoring an SSD in order to upgrade something else in a fast Sandybridge setup would be the right thing to do.
this. OP you can shut the hell up now. kthxbye
    
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this. OP you can shut the hell up now. kthxbye
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