I got a laptop recently with a craptastic 5,400 rpm drive in it. Would you toss it in the trash in favor of a large capacity SSD or maybe an SSHD? --- When I'm Miqo'te http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h3LGf9SSWrU
#2de3ricPosted 9/18/2013 2:25:16 PM
As long as the laptop is worth investing in I.E. not a celeron from 2003, (though it would still improve performance) I vote yes to ssd.
Source:Upgraded my wife's laptop from a 5400rpm to a samsung 840pro 256gb and it vastly improved her performance paired with an I5 2410m 6gbram. Main improvement she's noticed is photoshop, file transfers and boot times. --- firstname.lastname@example.org/212+/P8Z68-V/8gb/Evga 560ti 448/256 SSD/1TB Wd Black/Seasonic 620w/Corsair C70
#3greenyoshi46Posted 9/18/2013 2:51:43 PM
ssd --- (English is not my first language, Swedish is. So respect typos)
#4Master_BassPosted 9/18/2013 2:57:17 PM
Yes, I would say it's worth it as long as you don't need a high capacity HDD. --- Many Bothans died to bring you this post.
Yes, I would say it's worth it as long as you don't need a high capacity HDD.
Thanks for the replies. Would you say a 250 gb ssd + a decent 32 gb SD card will be suitable? The sd card will be for storing all photos and video files to in order to save some space on the ssd. --- When I'm Miqo'te http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h3LGf9SSWrU
#6SpacewhizguyPosted 9/18/2013 3:10:39 PM
If you need the space, then just get an SSHD. They perform reasonably well. --- What's a sig?
#7Lonestar2000Posted 9/18/2013 3:20:31 PM
Get a SSD and put your current drive in an enclosure. --- Rumble Roses. Someone enters the room. Them: O_O Me: What?! I always play games without my pants on!- Inmate 922335
#8dennis941012Posted 9/18/2013 3:52:23 PM
ssd and external hard drive if you need storage space got 2tb one last year at cybermonday for $89 :X --- Painful Slow Death To Incompetent Junglers
Is the corsair neutron 256 GB good? I want an inexpensive >$200 ssd with that specific capacity that is also reliable. I found it for $179 ---
#10DiehardFFv2Posted 9/24/2013 10:17:32 PM
ssd and external hard drive if you need storage space got 2tb one last year at cybermonday for $89 :X
I just got an external 3TB drive off of Amazon for $109 all told. There's no real reason to wait until cyber monday for an external. --- Sager np9370 | Intel i7 3630qm | GTX 670m SLI | 12GB DDR3 @ 1600MHz | 128GB SSD | 500GB HDD x2