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This thread is probably way off topic from the original post but in reference to it, thats a ridiculous opinion about people who buy or build Sandy Bridge.
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Nevermind..someone answered my question in a previous post! :<
Edited by Choopy! - 4/20/11 at 5:02pm
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post #683 of 851
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This thread is probably way off topic from the original post but in reference to it, thats a ridiculous opinion about people who buy or build a Sandy Bridge.
Well, I don't think it is a ridiculous opinion at all. And there are many people who also think it is more ridiculous spending a ****load of money on expensive CPU's, motherboards and graphics cards, and ignoring the biggest bottleneck of them all - Namely the harddrive (Probably for the 100th time. But it still remains a fact! )
    
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post #684 of 851
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Originally Posted by Heartl3ss View Post
Personally i don't trust Solid State Drives yet. They are a new technology and i believe they will impove them a lot more. Also the prices are far too high for me too. Sure they are fast but an 128 GB SSD has the same cost like 3 HDs of 1TB which is 3 TB in total. I also trust that in a year or so the market will be full of those and the competition between manufacturers will result as price drops for the SSDs. So as it concerns me, i think i will try them out next year.


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Uhh...They're not that new. All they are is memory chips. they've been around a while. I don't see what isn't to trust. Mine is amazing.
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Lol! This is not what it's about. I have the money for a Sandy setup. I just don't need it.

And talking about this, clearly my threads has shown there was little differences in gaming
Encoding a mkv to DVD with Nero Vision, also have CloneDVD running to encode a DVD5 file that was a tad to big for the disc, got about 75 - 90% across the board on 8 threads..

Still here, surfing the net, have winamp playing some tunes and downloading some new music...

Not even noticing any of it....

I love HT, it straight up rocks..... Kills my old 775 setup....

But yeah, games more or less are the same, I do have an extra 240MHz with my i7 so that adds a difference, and the new tech helps in BC2 which is reall the only game I play...
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Encoding a mkv to DVD with Nero Vision, also have CloneDVD running to encode a DVD5 file that was a tad to big for the disc, got about 75 - 90% across the board on 8 threads..

Still here, surfing the net, have winamp playing some tunes and downloading some new music...

Not even noticing any of it....

I love HT, it straight up rocks..... Kills my old 775 setup....
You have that fantastic CPU, and still using harddrives? Only goes to show how unbalanced your system is, and you really got no clue what you're missing
    
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The only reason Ive yet to move to a SSD is im not satisfied with the Size/Price ratio and im too damn lazy to reinstall Windows again lol. Seriously though, prolly this year I will finally move to a SSD
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You have that fantastic CPU, and still using harddrives? Only goes to show how unbalanced your system is, and you really got no clue what you're missing

I can push my cpu to 100% on all 8 threads without a SSD, no bottleneck here...


DVDRB Pro with HCEnc encoder running 8 instances decoding a DVD9 to DVD5


Now if I could replace my 500GB storage with a SSD, then we are talking...

Its a shame how outrageously priced they are... Worse than gas
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You have that fantastic CPU, and still using harddrives? Only goes to show how unbalanced your system is, and you really got no clue what you're missing
A system's balance depends on the user's need, which is something I stated in my last post and something you ignored. Again, you're trying to fit OTHERS' systems determined on what YOU see as balanced. That doesn't work. Let it go. Not everyone wants an SSD even though they are faster.
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I can push my cpu to 100% on all 8 threads without a SSD, no bottleneck here...


DVDRB Pro with HCEnc encoder running 8 instances decoding a DVD9 to DVD5
Why shouldn't you be able to push them to 100%?? Bottleneck is because you're missing out the whole experience of using a SSD. Everything will be much snappier and load much faster. Your computer as a whole will feel and be much faster.

Doesn't matter how fast your CPU can encode or anything else, as long as you're being slowed down by harddrives you're really missing the point of an enthusiast system, as a whole...
    
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