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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 #391 of 851
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Originally Posted by LostKauz View Post
i agree op - both my dad and brother own sandybridge setups Dad has 2600 and brother has the i5 2500 neither have ssds yet i have (a cheap) ssd with my phenom setup. They really are great and i would like to purchase a significantly bigger drive sometime soon (atleast 256 gb)
I love my SSD. It may not be the best but it get's the job done. Boot times went from 1:30 to 7 secs not bad for a $35 SSD.
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post #392 of 851
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People buy a GTX 580 over a GTX 570 for a few percent extra performance, but ignore SSD's that will make everything feel much faster and really sets the big icing on the cake by removing the harddrive bottleneck. Where is the logic? lol!
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post #393 of 851
Will it increase my FPS in games?? (except starcraft 2, but also arguable). Will i be able to increase the ingame settings and see more eyecandy?
I am on a budget and if i want to upgrade, ill upgrade on cpu/mobo/ram and gpu. If i have money left sure ill get a 60g ssd for OS.
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post #394 of 851
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Originally Posted by cory1234 View Post
SSD = Epic win lol.

Seriously tho, a 60gb Boot SSD can be bought for under $100 now. SSD's should be in any system over $800 imo. It's literally the best upgrade anyone could do.
Totally agree
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post #395 of 851
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Originally Posted by turrican9 View Post
People buy a GTX 580 over a GTX 570 for a few percent extra performance, but ignore SSD's that will make everything feel much faster and really sets the big icing on the cake by removing the harddrive bottleneck. Where is the logic? lol!
hard drive is not a bottleneck,
it does not hinder one other piece of equipment
on the computer from doing its job except
for the initial boot
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Originally Posted by Mike-IRL View Post
Troll post
In no way that is a troll post. That is a fact post. Simple as that.
    
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post #397 of 851
sandy bridges are really cheap tho, i saw some on newegg and actually had to resist the urge to buy them.
   
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post #398 of 851
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hard drive is not a bottleneck,
it does not hinder one other piece of equipment
on the computer from doing its job except
for the initial boot
Wrong. It hinders everything. Everything you do is loaded from the harddrive. And it slows down your system as a whole. = A bottleneck
    
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post #399 of 851
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overrated my ass.. lol!
To him they must be, or he would have one. Pretty sure you don't need to be in some secret society to own an SSD.

Personally I don't have a problem with loading, and I doubt I would ever buy an expensive PC. When SSD is mainstream and the cost is reasonable, I'll buy one.

Quote:
Wrong. It hinders everything. Everything you do is loaded from the harddrive. And it slows down your system as a whole. = A bottleneck
Your entire system is a "bottleneck" in comparison to someone with better components. So you better upgrade it all. It's slowing down your SSD.

Geez, guy buys an SSD and think people care. If they did, they'd buy one.
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post #400 of 851
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Originally Posted by turrican9 View Post
In no way that is a troll post. That is a fact post. Simple as that.
It's the same way I could ask you the following

Why are you still stuck with a crappy TN monitor? It's night and day between that and IPS. So why don't you upgrade already? With some more "balancing", you could've gotten a great IPS monitor.

But you didn't.. You got TN... Because IPS isn't that important to you, like SSD isnt' important to most people.
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