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SSD question?

#1murphy230Posted 9/15/2013 8:26:29 AM
Hey, my current build is an I5 3570k | 2 Gtx 670 ftw 's sli| 1 TB HDD | 16 GB RAM | corsair TX 750. I am looking at getting a SSD, I have around 120 games on steam so I'm debating between a 120gb one or a 256gb. I obviously won't have all games installed at once but I'm leaning towards the 256gb so I would have more options later on adding things to the drive.

Also what is the easiest way of transferring my OS onto the SSD
#2PathlessBulletPosted 9/15/2013 8:27:56 AM
I wouldn't get an SSD yet. The things will be half their price in a year.
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#3guinness4lifePosted 9/15/2013 8:29:37 AM(edited)
If you reinstall your O/S, the SSD runs quicker, but you can migrate easily too if you prefer. Just don't get OEM if you plan to migrate or need a bracket.
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#4murphy230(Topic Creator)Posted 9/15/2013 8:41:35 AM
ok so the best option would be to install windows 8 clean onto the ssd, than once installed would i just wipe the HDD clean? ARE SSD's easy to connnect to the motherboard
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#5wildog2006Posted 9/15/2013 8:53:37 AM
SATA and power, just like a HDD
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#6murphy230(Topic Creator)Posted 9/15/2013 10:53:01 AM
I decided to go for the Samsung pro 840
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