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Poll Results: Should a enthusiast system in 2011 consist of a SSD amongst the other great hardware?

 
  • 64% (69)
    Yes!!!
  • 35% (38)
    No...
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post #831 of 851
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Originally Posted by UrbanSmooth View Post
No one cares about approach, if you have to get your point across, get it across. Those that get offended are on the defensive.
Do not excuse anyone else's reactions if someone else's actions caused them. Nice try.
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Originally Posted by Jason4i7 View Post
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.
Bingo!
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Originally Posted by turrican9 View Post
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!
All you do every time you repeat that is demonstrate your lack of understanding and show how close-minded your opinion on this matter is.
post #832 of 851
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Originally Posted by amstech View Post
How a SSD helps a game cannot be measured in FPS.
That's because SSD's don't help gaming AT ALL.

Want proof? I've got a nice old IDE 40GB hard drive sitting back here in an old Dell. I'll bet if I threw that in my machine, loading Crysis (or any other game) on it, and then on my RAID0 F3's that are short stroked...I'll bet I get EXACTLY the same performance in the game.
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FPS are one thing, loading times are another.
    
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Do not excuse anyone else's reactions if someone else's actions caused them.
You just don't get it.
    
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FPS are one thing, loading times are another.
Fair enough. How many games can you POSSIBLY load to 60GB of space, when Windows takes up at least 20GB itself? Keeping in mind, that games are coming out at 10 to 15GB each these days. That's like, 2 or 3 games that you can load to your SSD.
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I take no critisism of my so called attitude. I'm just being honest. People have been calling me a whore and lot's of other stuff. I'm impressed by myself for coping as good as I did with many of the people who has commented in this thread.

I have nothing to feel guilty about. I've been pretty nice compared to many others in here.
So much fail.....
post #837 of 851
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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post
Fair enough. How many games can you POSSIBLY load to 60GB of space, when Windows takes up at least 20GB itself? Keeping in mind, that games are coming out at 10 to 15GB each these days. That's like, 2 or 3 games that you can load to your SSD.
LOL, get a larger SSD!
    
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You just don't get it.
how much did your ssd cost?
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Fair enough. How many games can you POSSIBLY load to 60GB of space, when Windows takes up at least 20GB itself?
How many games do you play at once? Windows takes about 15 gigs. Most people disables the hibernate file on desktops. Then you have 45GB's left. That is about 6 games. Isn't it enough to have 6 games installed at once? How many do you play at once? And when you're finished with a game, just uninstall it and install another one!

And really, I see no reason getting anything lesser than a 80GB SSD with current prices..
    
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LOL, get a larger SSD!
You buying it for me? I'm not spending $400 (or whatever it costs) for a 250GB SSD. That's a new GPU.
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