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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 #401 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!
A gamer needing the extra performance from a GTX 580 will rather take the video card. He can later get the SSD when he gets the extra 100$.
 
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post #402 of 851
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Originally Posted by Mike-IRL View Post
Troll post
I dont see a troll what he said is true and fact im affraid.

You can spend $$$ upgrading your gpu like i did 8800gtx to a gtx 480 soc,but spend a much smaller amount on an ssd, You will see far bigger gains. Heck most games still run smooth to the eye on a 8800 gtx and in comparison my 480 is pulling 100fps in some games and to the eye there is no diffrence but with an ssd the game loads instantly and i trully see where my money has been spent
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post #403 of 851
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Wrong. It hinders everything. Everything you do is loaded from the harddrive. And it slows down your system as a whole. = A bottleneck
price per performance there is no argument (for gamers)
SSD'd are dead-last in priority

DEAD

LAST

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post #404 of 851
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Originally Posted by De-Zant View Post
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.
We are discussing here. I came with arguments and questioning people'a judgements. Most likely because they who are ignoring SSD's do not know what their missing

This thread is about SSD's and the importance I and many others feel for having SSD's in a modern system. So quit trolling and try to get off topic with all kinds of stuff.
    
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post #405 of 851
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Originally Posted by MoBeeJ View Post
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.
Maybe, maybe not, but I spawn BC2 servers a full 1 to 3 seconds before ANYONE else has joined. And to those who play BC2, you know that is the most critical moments of the entire round. That fact alone made my SSD worth every penny

As a matter of fact just yesderday a guy in my squad was already there when I got in, and sure enough when asked he told me he was running an SSD.


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Originally Posted by turrican9 View Post
. Most likely because they who are ignoring SSD's do not know what their missing
This. I suggest anyone who is even curious about SSD speeds to go to a local Microcenter and see just how snappy it makes your entire computing experience.
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post #406 of 851
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I dont see a troll what he said is true and fact im affraid.

You can spend $$$ upgrading your gpu like i did 8800gtx to a gtx 480 soc,but spend a much smaller amount on an ssd, You will see far bigger gains.
Read the thread, I've already stated my rig is an almost dedicated folder. I would see minimal gain from an SSD. I'm pointing out that he's either trolling or incredibly closed-minded as he still refuses to acknowledge that there are systems that neglect an SSD for perfectly acceptable reasons.
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post #407 of 851
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Read the thread, I've already stated my rig is an almost dedicated folder. I would see minimal gain from an SSD. I'm pointing out that he's either trolling or incredibly closed-minded as he still refuses to acknowledge that there are systems that neglect an SSD for perfectly acceptable reasons.
folding there would be 0 gain

ZERO

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price per performance there is no argument (for gamers)
SSD'd are dead-last in priority

DEAD

LAST

That all depends on the game. Some games are more CPU instensive than GPU. Do you upgrade the GPU? No you upgrade the CPU. Some games you load zones every few minutes. Will the SSD make a huge difference there hell yes.
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We are discussing here. I came with arguments and questioning people'a judgements. Most likely because they who are ignoring SSD's do not know what their missing

This thread is about SSD's and the importance I and many others feel for having SSD's in a modern system. So quit trolling and try to get off topic with all kinds of stuff.
He's making a valid comparison. I have a SSD. Its nice to have bootup/shutdown take less time, smaller programs open instantly and games load a little faster. That's not important to some people though. Its not going to increase your FPS, nor will it make a huge difference in your gaming experience.
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post #410 of 851
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I dont see a troll what he said is true and fact im affraid.

You can spend $$$ upgrading your gpu like i did 8800gtx to a gtx 480 soc,but spend a much smaller amount on an ssd, You will see far bigger gains. Heck most games still run smooth to the eye on a 8800 gtx and in comparison my 480 is pulling 100fps in some games and to the eye there is no diffrence but with an ssd the game loads instantly and i trully see where my money has been spent
Right, I can run maximum res. textures + all post effects at 40-60 fps for any game on my 8800gt now that I bought a ssd.



Some of the arguments you guys are coming up with, are just.......wow.
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