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SSD question

#1dragonballEEEPosted 10/30/2013 12:56:18 AM
I currently have a 1 TB 7200 RPM HDD in my system, where windows 8.1 pro is installed..if i bought an 80 GB SSD mainly for my OS, would I notice a speed increase in anything else other than the boot time, really?
#2Alucard188(Moderator)Posted 10/30/2013 12:58:44 AM
Depends on what you have installed on your SSD, honestly. Your programs and apps that are loaded onto your SSD will boot up lightning quick.
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#3SpacewhizguyPosted 10/30/2013 1:03:56 AM
dragonballEEE posted...
I currently have a 1 TB 7200 RPM HDD in my system, where windows 8.1 pro is installed..if i bought an 80 GB SSD mainly for my OS, would I notice a speed increase in anything else other than the boot time, really?

If you happen to have a lot of browser tabs open like I do (think 50-200+), then SSDs will reduce your browser closing/reopening time from a few minutes to under a minute, dependent on how fast your CPU is.
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#4ZeraphLordSPosted 10/30/2013 1:22:01 AM
Spacewhizguy posted...
dragonballEEE posted...
I currently have a 1 TB 7200 RPM HDD in my system, where windows 8.1 pro is installed..if i bought an 80 GB SSD mainly for my OS, would I notice a speed increase in anything else other than the boot time, really?

If you happen to have a lot of browser tabs open like I do (think 50-200+), then SSDs will reduce your browser closing/reopening time from a few minutes to under a minute, dependent on how fast your CPU is.


yep
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#5_GRIM_FANDANGO_Posted 10/30/2013 1:47:43 AM
You will notice a general speed increase in OS and programs that are installed on the SSD whenever data has to be read or written. Obviously, the more this happens in whatever you are doing, the more you notice it. So it can range from not noticeable to extremely noticeable depending on what you are doing.
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#6dragonballEEE(Topic Creator)Posted 10/31/2013 12:14:17 PM
Mer, it sucks because I want an SSD, but they really haven't become affordable...I want a TB SSD but I want to pay like $100 hahaha
#7TimePharaohPosted 10/31/2013 12:48:01 PM
Just because you can't afford it doesn't mean it's not affordable
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#8_GRIM_FANDANGO_Posted 10/31/2013 1:55:17 PM
dragonballEEE posted...
Mer, it sucks because I want an SSD, but they really haven't become affordable...I want a TB SSD but I want to pay like $100 hahaha


Actually, the price on them has dropped pretty fast.

A crucial M4 256GB SSD was around 350 euros in early 2011, but SSD's of that size are now only 200 euros. That is quite a drastic price decrease. They are now easily <1 euro per GB. They used to be far from it.

You also generally do not need a 1T SSD. If you put your OS and most used programs (or programs that benefit most from being on an SSD) on the SSD, then smaller SSD 64-512GB is enough for most people. For me, a 120GB SSD is enough.
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