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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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    No...
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Originally Posted by PaulWog View Post
Are you running those in a Raid0 configuration? Damn that's a lot of SSD's.

The OCZ Vertex 2 120GB is a relatively decent SSD in terms of speed. Of course, looking at quality, I'm not-so-sure since mine did break.

My SSD was fast indeed. But SSD's are not a proven technology. To say that Intel's SSD are some sort of proven technology is like saying Sandy Bridge B2 mobos were a proven technology (bad analogy I know since that's entirely different). What I'm getting at is that SSD's are not yet mature in my opinion.

edit: And honestly the only reason my SSD was any good was it loaded photoshop quicker, and photoshop was a bit smoother. Everything else (games, etc) load just as quick.
Intel are already on it's third generation of SSD's. And even their Gen.1 SSD's are good. So yes, they are pretty much proven to be both fast and reliable...
    
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Intel are already on it's third generation of SSD's. And even their Gen.1 SSD's are good. So yes, they are pretty much proven to be both fast and reliable...
I really don't have much proof to back me up here. But I think this isn't all true. I would like to say SSD's are a proven tech, but I just don't think they are mature and reliable yet.

Maybe someone else here has better proof, otherwise I'm left with not much else to say; not that I care too much at the moment (since I already sunk money into an SSD, so if I buy something it will be at least 2 years down the line when things might be a bit better).
    
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I really don't have much proof to back me up here. But I think this isn't all true. I would like to say SSD's are a proven tech, but I just don't think they are mature and reliable yet.

Maybe someone else here has better proof, otherwise I'm left with not much else to say; not that I care too much at the moment (since I already sunk money into an SSD, so if I buy something it will be at least 2 years down the line when things might be a bit better).
On top of my 4 SSD's I have installed two 4 different 80GB Intel X-25 Gen.2 for several people. And know 2 more which has one of these. That is 6 + my 4... No problems whatsoever.. As it is now, I only go with Intel's SSD's
    
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SSD technology in itself is being used at the enterprise level for large Databases I would say its a proven technology.
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SSD technology in itself is being used at the enterprise level for large Databases I would say its a proven technology.
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No you do not. Most people are more worried about the bottleneck between their cpu and gpu. A solid state is not necessary at all. Yes windows boots quick and is very responsive and load times are great on apps but for benchmarkers, it's not nearly as important.
Agreed Honestly there is nothing oo i bench high then you with my ssd lol give it a rest you ssd fan boys
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To expensive and definitely don't need it. I have used systems that had SSD's in them, and it is definitely fast; but they are not for me at the moment.
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Agreed Honestly there is nothing oo i bench high then you with my ssd lol give it a rest you ssd fan boys
I see you're another one of those that have not tried a system using a good SSD
    
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I see you're another one of those that have not tried a system using a good SSD
oo But I have.... and explain to me why windows booting 5-10 seconds faster is a big deal for 200 more honest give it a rest So much fail in this thread
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