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Old 11-28-2007, 02:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I wanted to see you guys stance on the SSD (Solid Slate Disk), think they're good for atleast an OS, and Office. I am thinking about getting a 32GB Samsung SSD just for my OS and Office. I think it would be 1/2 the time of a regular HDD to start up and shutdown, not to mention program load times. Anyone think its a good idea just for an OS and office even though its $400? These seem to be the future way of transporting data due to the reliability and less chance of failure, hopefully they will come out with a 3.5" SSD Drive soon.
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Solid State Disk.... lol

And at the moment, no they aren't worth it at all.
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Maybe worth it in laptops if you can afford it... but in desktops right now it is just foolish. Eventually we will all be using them, however.
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Solid Snake Disk. No they arent worth it atm. The cost per GB is around 8x that of a standard drive.
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If you have the cash to burn go for it, but it would be better to get a raptor imho.
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ya gert a raptor x 150 gb, or you can raid0 2 32gb raptors, which is very fast for boot up and loading, i speak of experience i used to own them, it also helped with fps in oblivion a litle.
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Raptors aren't worth it either.

The Samsung F1 is probably the fastest 7200rpm drive out at the moment...and you get 500gb-1tb capacities...not 72gb or 36 lol!
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he wants speed not capacity i assume.
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he wants speed not capacity i assume.
they are usually related though.....
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if you got the money for ssd's i totally say go for it.. i've been doig my fair reading on em.. maybe get two of the smallest capacitys in raid.. that would just be nuts!
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