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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 #481 of 851
you guys need to take a class in formal logic.. or any other kind
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post #482 of 851
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Originally Posted by bratas View Post
It was recently shown the average office worker spends wastes 1 hr of the day waiting on things to load. SSD would solve this and why SSD's are starting to move more into the office.
id like to have that kind of break of an hour... hehehehe
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post #483 of 851
I thinks it because they are so damned expensive. Its just not a good balance of price to performance to space issue. I would love nothing more than to have a SSD in my rig. but in all honestly I am not willing to buy a ADATA S596 Turbo AS596TB-64GM-C 2.5" 64GB for $122.99. Thats the least expensive 64gb SSD that Newegg has right now. And TBH most people recommend 128GB. Wintec N1 Series 33121323 2.5" 128GB SATA II for $199. Now I don't know about SSD too much. But what would be the quality and so forth of something like that Wintech? Its just sounds cheap. Now I can get SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM for 54.99 right now. So yeah my computer will be a little slower. But if I were to compare the 128GB SSD to the Samsung Spinpoint listed above which is the better value?
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post #484 of 851
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Originally Posted by Erper View Post
ok, i see that speed is very important to you, but will you die if you wait for few sec more...
you just made my day with this comment... did you ever heard word productivity? Combine all those seconds together ...
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post #485 of 851
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Originally Posted by Erper View Post
OK, i do understand that, but how did you survive when there was no SSDs...
He already stated how. I swear some people just like to argue.
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Originally Posted by PhillyOverclocker View Post
Photoshop CS5 used to open in about 8 seconds for me. Now it opens in about 2. I doesn't seem like that big a deal until you consider that while working on a single project I open pictures in PS between 50 -100 times. I used to just leave an instance of it running all the time but now it opends so quick I no longer need to do that.
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post #486 of 851
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Originally Posted by ljason8eg View Post
He might. If he uses PS to put food on the table then the faster he can open it, the faster he can get work done. This adds up over time. I think many of you don't realize that a computer is used for more than gaming. Some of us make our livings using them.
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LOL tell that to people who go from an i7 920 or 950 to sandybridge! how much does that cost yet lots of ppl do it.

Now that is pointless!
As above a lot of us do things other than gaming on our pc's, many of which can be far more stressful and taxing than any game out there. As above PhillyOverclocker said Photoshop is insanely fast on an SSD, as is in my experience Illustrator and InDesign
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post #487 of 851
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Originally Posted by PhillyOverclocker View Post
You really need to get on a system using an SSD. You will be amnazed at how everything is faster. And sure you can say that it doesn't get me more folding pojts or a higher FPS, but the overall experience is astounding. It actually made me want to use my computer more (if that is possible).

Anyone who considers themselves a computer enthusiast owes it to themselves to at least try an SSD. If you don't like it, you can easily sell it here or on Ebay. But for those who do not even want to try, I guess that ignorance is bliss.
never said I DONT WANT IT...

nah... its always technology...

this post is like
which is faster amd or intel
radeon or nvidia
porche or ferrari...

i still bet that in 2max years there will be even something faster than SSDs, and than what...
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post #488 of 851
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So what you're saying is...you're intentionally being an ***?
Yeah prettymuch It's not like I'm bothered about the outcome, I just feel like arguing
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post #489 of 851
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Originally Posted by Erper View Post
OK, i do understand that, but how did you survive when there was no SSDs...
Spend more time waiting for crap to load. If you can get the same amount of work done in less time, well then there's more free time for you and who doesn't want that?
Quote:
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i still bet that in 2max years there will be even something faster than SSDs, and than what...
It won't make current SSDs any slower. If they are truly fast enough to where they make a difference, people who desire the extra speed will purchase them. Same with new graphics cards, CPUs, anything really.
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post #490 of 851
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Read it again. I already acknowledged that, I just said the OP doesn't listen to things like folding rigs not needing an SSD or anything that is opposed to his own way of thinking.
I dont think we are on the same page atall we are not norrowing it down to just folding rigs, but where did he say a folding rig would benefit from an ssd ??

why not go for an ssd over a hdd other than price ???

fair enough folding rigs dont need them but how many people in this world have a dedicated folding rig purely for that purpose with no hdd/ssd atall ??

If you do then really you have no interest in this thread as you dont need one anyway
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