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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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post #641 of 851
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Now I will lay this to rest. This is something each and own must find out for themselves
Finally!
 
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post #642 of 851
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Why do people buy expensive computers but don't get more than a crappy TN panel?
TN panels are faster and look great. If you're talking about everyone using an IPS panel, here's some news for you: they're not THAT much better than TN panels and for gaming, it doesn't matter anyway. Most gamers are not stopping to see if their monitor can produce an extra 4-5 more colors that the normal human eye cannot even recognize.
    
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I've posted my conclusion on the first page. And this I will stand for. This is my personal opinion. And many others opinions too. And my guess is there will be many of us, as time goes by.

The ignorant blindfold will fall...
    
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post #644 of 851
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Well, if you bought a 2500K instead of a 2600K you could almost get a good SSD.

Before I got my first SSD I was like you and many others. A guy on MSN told me for months to get an SSD. I was ignorant, just like many others.

But the day I finally got one I was totally amazed and shocked. And I've never looked back. It is a tremendous boost for the whole computer experience.

And when I tried that P5Q-E bios a few weeks ago, in my Pro Turbo. I installed Win7 on a Raptor 74GB 10 000rpm. I couldn't believe how slow it was compared to my SSD's, whom I gotten so used too.

Now I will lay this to rest. This is something each and own must find out for themselves
Yeah we are ignorant because we have our opinion and our priorities..

Everyone has right to spend their money the way they feel like and that doesn't make them ignorant or stupid..

You have never experienced a SandyBridge or Ci7 setup so by your logic you're the one who is ignorant too..

CHEERS..
     
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Yeah we are ignorant because we have our opinion and our priorities..

Everyone has right to spend their money the way they feel like and that doesn't make them ignorant or stupid..

You have never experienced a SandyBridge or Ci7 setup so by your logic you're the one who is ignorant too..

CHEERS..
You can't compare a CPU upgrade, giving some percent extra performance with the upgrade from an Harddrive to a whole different technology - SSD's.

Because this is where you store everything. And as several people have said here, no point having a blazing fast CPU if the storage device can't feed data fast enough. We are talking a huge bottleneck here. Not the same as a simple CPU upgrade. Not at all.

Besides, you're getting off topic here. This is not what I asked in my first post.
    
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post #646 of 851
What ignorant blindfold?We all now that SSDs are faster than HDDs,but their not worth the high price for such small size.even a 40GB one costs over 100$ where I live and for what?Half a minute faster booting time?sorry,but it's not worth it.
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What ignorant blindfold?We all now that SSDs are faster than HDDs,but their not worth the high price for such small size.even a 40GB one costs over 100$ where I live and for what?Half a minute faster booting time?sorry,but it's not worth it.
And again, you're only talking about that boot time. lol! Now that is ignorant! Sorry mate
    
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What the hell are you going to fit on a 40GB SSD other than the OS?
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Conclusion - Every true enthusiast, in their right mind should have a SSD in their otherwise excellent systems.
    
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What the hell are you going to fit on a 40GB SSD other than the OS?
Seriously, here in Norway at least I can get a 80GB Intel X-25 Gen.2 SSD for about 153 Euros.. That is not bad at all. It's worth it.
    
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