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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 #661 of 851
Some people wouldn't have gotten an SSD because they upgraded from a 5-10 year old system with a small budget like I did. I went from an intel celeron dual core, 2GB Ram and a 9400GT, I felt being able to play games was more important than increasing the loading times of games I can't play.
that said as soon as I have the money I will be buying a 240GB Vertex 3.

Edit: The prices are extremely high here in Australia too, near $700 for a 240GB Vertex3
Edited by dragneel - 4/20/11 at 4:23pm
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post #662 of 851
I'm on that borderline of choosing a fast HDD (cheap) or an SSD (expensive). I've been living with having only 70GB for about 2 years, so 60GB is no problem for me.

Along with some gaming, I also use a lot of Adobe applications, FTP, stuff like that. You think that getting an SSD will be worth it in the long run for my uses?
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Originally Posted by ZeroG View Post
Hard drives may be dirt-cheap, but are SSDs?what are you going to fit on 80GB?OS,Browser and a few games?it depends on what you use your computer on.for gaming,putting all of your games on around 40GB is impossible,nearly any game is about 6-8GB.
You also seem to keep avoiding my point,Storage space>Speed
Let me tell you this - I can fit Windows 7, all my programs and at least 5 installed games on a 80GB SSD. And this is what matters the most, all the stuff you install. Those are the ones that need the speed. That is why you do not need more then 80GB.

Music, videos, Iso's and other stuff like backup, you simply store on harddrives. Is it so hard to understand??
    
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post #664 of 851
I think what pisses me off more is when people say SSDs are expensive but they blatently choose to upgrade their i7 920 to a i7 2600K + new mobo.

Unless you're stuck in 775 upgrade your damn harddrive instead or better yet get a better video card.

/endrant.
Edited by ohzer0 - 4/20/11 at 4:24pm
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I think what pisses me off more is when people say SSDs are expensive but they blatently choose to upgrade their i7 920 to a i7 2600K + new mobo.

Unless you're stuck in 775 upgrade your damn harddrive instead or better yet get a better video card.

/enrant.
Yeah, it is absolutely no logic. Totally insane and ridiculous argumenting from many people...
    
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post #666 of 851
I though the same way as the people saying "it's a luxury" and it's "not worth the cost". Then I built someone a system with a Vertex 2 boot drive.

The next week, I put Vertex 2s in my sig rig.

Anyone who says the benefit is not worth the cost simply doesn't know how good they are. What sold me was joining an existing L4D2 VS game. I was loaded and in the game in seconds.
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I though the same way as the people saying "it's a luxury" and it's "not worth the cost". Then I built someone a system with a Vertex 2 boot drive.

The next week, I put Vertex 2s in my sig rig.

Anyone who says the benefit is not worth the cost simply doesn't know how good they are. What sold me was joining an existing L4D2 VS game. I was loaded and in the game in seconds.
Then I guess you agree with this -
Conclusion - Every true enthusiast, in their right mind should have a SSD in their otherwise excellent systems.
    
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Maybe I should make a club of this thread? Putting everyones nick, whom has understand the importance of an SSD, on the first page?
    
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Ok but think about it like this,SSDs are expensive,for less storage,but More speed,but loading speed in a game isn't long at all,a minute tops in most cases,so why pay so much,for such little storage,to have your computer boot 30 seconds faster and your games load faster,when it's all about the Fps,a better CPU WILL bring more Fps.a SSD will not.that's all I have to say,I'll be back later to convince you that SSDs are an extra,for after you have a system you like,and still have money left for one.
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Maybe I should make a club of this thread? Putting everyones nick, whom has understand the importance of an SSD, on the first page?
Or just let it die.
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