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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 #771 of 851
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I cannot believe the people clicking 'no' in the poll. I'm shocked. So the 'no' people actually believes a enthusiast system built in 2011 should still consist of that ancient Harddrive for OS/Progz and games?! LOL!

Use a ****load of money on everything else, but ignore the one component that really gives a big boost in the experienced performance ! I laugh!
    
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post #772 of 851
It costs $50 more to get 900GB less?
If you go performance over money, then fair enough.
However, I don't think the performance/price ratio is worth it...
Edited by Varrkarus - 4/20/11 at 7:04pm
    
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post #773 of 851
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Originally Posted by Kick View Post
Oh right. some people want more space and would put 100 bucks somewhere else.
I agree, with a £100 I could get at least 2tb of storage, I don't mind waiting for things to load but I do mind not having any space on my HDD/SSD.

I do have a friend with an SSD and WOW his pc is damn responsive, a joy to be on, but I can not justify the £/Gb.
Edited by pyra - 4/20/11 at 7:04pm
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post #774 of 851
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Originally Posted by turrican9 View Post
I cannot believe the people clicking 'no' in the poll. I'm shocked. So the 'no' people actually believes a enthusiast system built in 2011 should still consist of that ancient Harddrive for OS/Progz and games?! LOL!

Use a ****load of money on everything else, but ignore the one component that really gives a big boost in the experienced performance ! I laugh!
Omg, your trolling at this point, let people do what they want, if they are building a enthusiast gaming build there is no point is spending the extra money for an SSD. I and many others would rather pocket the 100$ and have to wait the extra few seconds per load. Because if your the type of person that logs the seconds you spend sitting at a loading screen then your the person who wants the SSD. Dont tell me or any one else what i need in my computer.
    
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post #775 of 851
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Originally Posted by turrican9 View Post
I cannot believe the people clicking 'no' in the poll. I'm shocked. So the 'no' people actually believes a enthusiast system built in 2011 should still consist of that ancient Harddrive for OS/Progz and games?! LOL!

Use a ****load of money on everything else, but ignore the one component that really gives a big boost in the experienced performance ! I laugh!
Again, not everybody has the MONEY to just BLOW on a SSD. Other parts can be more important, it all depends on budget.

Take my sig rig as a strong example. I am MORE than happy with my sig rig as it stands. I would certainly LIKE a SSD. I've experienced one, it was nice. But I'm not going to blow $100 on faster boot and load times, when that $100 could jump me into a stronger GPU (if I sold my 470).
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post #776 of 851
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Originally Posted by codejunki View Post
Omg, your trolling at this point, let people do what they want, if they are building a enthusiast gaming build there is no point is spending the extra money for an SSD. I and many others would rather pocket the 100$ and have to wait the extra few seconds per load. Because if your the type of person that logs the seconds you spend sitting at a loading screen then your the person who wants the SSD. Dont tell me or any one else what i need in my computer.
I'm not trying to tell or force anybody. I'm trying to 'enlighten' people. And If they can't stand it, then they don't need to be in this thread.
    
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Again, not everybody has the MONEY to just BLOW on a SSD. Other parts can be more important, it all depends on budget.

Take my sig rig as a strong example. I am MORE than happy with my sig rig as it stands. I would certainly LIKE a SSD. I've experienced one, it was nice. But I'm not going to blow $100 on faster boot and load times, when that $100 could jump me into a stronger GPU (if I sold my 470).
I don't agree with you. But you don't have to get upset with it. You have stated you're opinion. Fair enough. I just don't agree.

We are in 2011, and SSD's have matured the last years. Time to get rid of that old Harddrive bottleneck for OS, progz and games. Rest you store in HD's.

This is my opinion, and have been for the last year. You can disagree as much you want, and it's okay. I don't care, I have my own opinion, from experience with SSD's.
    
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if they are building a enthusiast gaming build there is no point is spending the extra money for an SSD..
Umm SSD's rape spinners.
If you don't own one, you don't know.

From boot times, game load times, during gameplay load times, multimedia, etc etc, everything is much faster and smoother.
On my 320GB it would take nearly 30 seconds to log into WoW.
On my SSD it takes seconds.

Thats just one example of many, everything you do just flies!
It's awesome.

I WILL NEVER have a spinner for an OS drive again.
Spending the extra dough for an SSD is TOTALLY worth it and makes it a true enthusiast rig.

Anyone who thinks otherwise needs to stop hating and lighten up.
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The fact of the matter is the only people who are arguing saying "Oooh i dont wanna spend money on ssd waah waah" etc are sayin this because they obviously dont believe a SSD is that much faster...

I tell you what haters, ill send you my ssd and you can try it out..see if its worth the money.
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Originally Posted by amstech View Post
Umm SSD's rape spinners.
If you don't own one, you don't know.

From boot times, game load times, during gameplay load times, multimedia, etc etc, everything is much faster and smoother.
On my 320GB it would take nearly 30 seconds to log into WoW.
On my SSD it takes seconds.

Thats just one example of many, everything you do just flies!
It's awesome.

I WILL NEVER have a spinner for an OS drive again.
Spending the extra dough for an SSD is TOTALLY worth it and makes it a true enthusiast rig.

Anyone who thinks otherwise needs to stop hating and lighten up.
Another 'enlighten' one. Welcome!
    
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