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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!!!
  • 35% (38)
    No...
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post #721 of 851
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Originally Posted by XDDragonSlayerXD View Post
it's not that important and essntial 2 have a ssd because a good sized (as in GB) 4 $50 that has 7200 RPM is good eough.

This

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Originally Posted by yakub0 View Post
I'm not disputing your needs, but an SSD affects everything in your system, not just boot times.

Mechanical hard drives are the reason why programs don't instantly open up when you click on them.
It's why when you save in a game, theres a 2 second pause.
It's why loading a level in a game takes a small amount of time.

An SSD will affect everything your computer does.

That's the OP's main point as well. An SSD affects your computer more than an upgrade from a core2quad to the best SB cpu or upgrading from 4GB to 12GB of RAM.

If HDDs and even SSDs weren't such a bottleneck, we truly wouldn't need RAM as the storage device would be able to provide the data to the CPU instantly.
    
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post #722 of 851
OP, you're ignoring the main argument from posters here...

The part that is more important depends entirely on the person, simple as that.

Just because an SSD was more suited to your needs it doesn't mean it should be that way for everyone else.
Someone with a computer that can't play games at all will usually benefit far more from a new cpu and gfx card over an SSD, what's the use of good loading times if the game your loading can't even be played?
People who do a lot of CPU dependent things will benefit more going to a newer faster CPU (that said someone with an i7 950 or thereabouts should spend the money on an ssd rather than sidegrade to SandyBridge)

It's kinda like saying that someone suffering from asthma will benefit more from paracetamol than the inhaler. They will not benefit at all, in fact they'd be worse off.
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post #723 of 851
I don't know why people are wasting their money on SB

oh ya...

SSD is a must for any high end machine, it isn't considered a high end machine without a SSD or 2...
post #724 of 851
i almost always join MP games first... and have had people with SB setups with raided x25's ask me how i beat them...

SSD's are nice... but i get more bang for my buck with regular HDDs and a real controller...
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I don't know why people are wasting their money on SB

oh ya...

SSD is a must for any high end machine, it isn't considered a high end machine without a SSD or 2...
Agreed!
    
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post #726 of 851
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Agreed!
Ignorance is a terrible thing.
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post #727 of 851
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Ignorance is a terrible thing.
Yes, I feel most sorry for the people that ignore SSD's and use lot's of money on their other hardware, just because they haven't tried it. And those people call me ignorant. Lol! They are the ignorant ones

And from you're sig, I'm guessing you're one of them
    
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post #728 of 851
Lol at that first video. Pretty sure I have never needed to open 51 programs at one time. I usually use like 3-4 at once so whatever. Oh, and I can stand to wait the further 20 secs it takes me to load Windows the ONE time I do it a day.....
post #729 of 851
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Originally Posted by Majin SSJ Eric View Post
Lol at that first video. Pretty sure I have never needed to open 51 programs at one time. I usually use like 3-4 at once so whatever. Oh, and I can stand to wait the further 20 secs it takes me to load Windows the ONE time I do it a day.....
That video is just a demonstration to show the true power of an SSD. Everybody in their right minds understand that

Another ignorer. Not surprised to see only harddrives in his sig. And a Raptor. Lol!
    
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post #730 of 851
It took me a while to finally bite the bullet and buy an SSD... as a boot drive I will never go back to HDDs... wow what a difference. Any overclocker will appreciate the fast boot times
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