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.
This thread is nothing but childish elitism at this point. While I sympathize with the original poster's points that SSDs are ignored more than they should be, it's not doing a good job of making discussion of it by berating every post that doesn't worship SSDs, and berating every poster that doesn't have an SSD listed in their signature.