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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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Will ssd run my game faster?
Will ssd render in my 3d app faster?

Idts.

Ssd only loads stuff a second faster but wgas about that.
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Here is an interesting thought.

Go to your bios and drop your PCI-E to 8x. The reason for this, is to demonstrate the idea behind bottleneck. Its still a video card, and its still working. You may have to adjust some setting to make it playable, but it would work.

Owning an SSD isnt suppose to be for elitist, or a luxury item. It boils down to performance. Normal platter hard drives are good for what they are good for. Right now that comes to storage.

For your foundation, the media which you store your OS, should be faster. Not just boot times. (which btw, we get it. its a great argument, but really... dead horse... stick.... duh) Its about the ability for your cpu to communicate with your system and the OS.

If you open up the channels, and allow your computer that bit more information to be access and utilized, you take a step forward into finding the next bottleneck. Which still may be the SSD, but guess what, they can make it faster with more common usage across those platforms in which they build them for.

Improvements in software that run the hard drives, and the software stored on harddrives gets better. TRIM support is like DX9. Its not the greatest, but guess what, DX10 will come. With that better communication, better speed. It will come in bigger waves then it does with platter drives.

Debating the budget of an SSD, in a system built for performance is a conflict. How can you claim to have top tier performance when leaving out a key ingredient. Like it or not, SSD's and the like are here. they are going to advance, and they are getting better. you cant deny that there is proven deferences between platter drives and SSD's.

If your struggling to put a 570 in your system, instead of a 590, and then debating dropping to a 4xx series for the ssd, then dont do it. Save for it later. But be aware, that with out it, your missing something that can and does make your system, "something more." That crowd, the ones that triple and quad SLi 590, and xfire 6970's and do 3 monitor surround. should consider SSD's to be part of their parts list.

I think Im covering so many past threads, as I have been working today, and just now got a chance to catch up. Im sorry if the thoughts seem to jump from thought to thought, but its hits major points that i wanted to touch on.
This sums it up really good. Will post this on first page. Thanks
    
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Grab the Samsung video, too.
    
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Will ssd run my game faster?
Will ssd render in my 3d app faster?

Idts.

Ssd only loads stuff a second faster but wgas about that.
Do you not know what IOPS and access times are?

A SECOND faster? Did you not watch the videos in the first post? Try several seconds, and even minutes in extended tests!
    
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Again, I have yet to see ANYBODY say that SSD's aren't fast. That's kind of durr. Of course they're fast.

What a LOT of you don't seem to understand, is that....like it or not, SSD's are a LUXURY item right now. Are they worth the $100? Absolutely...if you need the speed.

The problem being, not everybody needs that speed, and can spend that $100 elsewhere and see a better improvement in their system.

Flame me all you want for that, pull that "LOL old lady" picture again, I don't care. I'll just hit the warning button...again.
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Grab the Samsung video, too.
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This sums it up really good. Will post this on first page. Thanks
But at the same time, your attitude, has gotten people upset. Im all for SSD's and what they mean to our community, but they way your going about it is causing anger and for the wrong reasons. Its not about trying to make people feel bad about not having it, but instead give them reasons to embrace it. While our view are similar, our approach is way off. gl.
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I'm not 100% sold on SSD's just yet. I will probably get one when I get a new motherboard with sata 3.
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Again, I have yet to see ANYBODY say that SSD's aren't fast. That's kind of durr. Of course they're fast.

What a LOT of you don't seem to understand, is that....like it or not, SSD's are a LUXURY item right now. Are they worth the $100? Absolutely...if you need the speed.

The problem being, not everybody needs that speed, and can spend that $100 elsewhere and see a better improvement in their system.

Flame me all you want for that, pull that "LOL old lady" picture again, I don't care. I'll just hit the warning button...again.
Not everybody needs the speed? Lol! But they need the speed of a 5GHz 2600K or an overclocked GTX 580? But can't afford a SSD that will really boost the speed of the whole system!!? Lol!

And again, isn't this OCN??
    
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Again, I have yet to see ANYBODY say that SSD's aren't fast. That's kind of durr. Of course they're fast.

What a LOT of you don't seem to understand, is that....like it or not, SSD's are a LUXURY item right now. Are they worth the $100? Absolutely...if you need the speed.

The problem being, not everybody needs that speed, and can spend that $100 elsewhere and see a better improvement in their system.

Flame me all you want for that, pull that "LOL old lady" picture again, I don't care. I'll just hit the warning button...again.
You love the "LOL old lady" picture, don't you?
    
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