Re: Thinking of "upgrading" to WD Raptor 10K over my current drive...
Lol well actually I am a gamer, but not in the sense you guys are probably thinking. Im mainly a console gamer, and the only games I really play on the pc is emulation of older consoles, which I happen to do a lot of actually. This isnt an issue as far as the SSD is concerned because all that sort of stuff can be stored on a standard drive, no problem. However, I have gone through lil "phases" of curiosity for PC gaming, but overall it really doesnt appeal to me that much.
95% of my computer use consists of researching stuff online, playing emulated games, downloading stuff, and watching movies/listening to music. I do some Video Encoding every now and then as well.
One thing I REALLY wish I knew more about is how to network. I know absolutely nothing about this and jesus it would be sooooo convenient to have access to information on one computers hard drive from another computer. I have NO idea how to go about making this work though, which really sucks because this would be one of THE most useful things for me. I hear you guys speaking of "Server" pc's, I would love to learn about this and how you would set such a thing up.
I appreciate all of the advice though, I think I can probably wait until I do decide to take the plunge on Windows 7 and hopefully by then, the pricing and the technology on SSD's will have improved a lil.