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User Info: cuteboi100

cuteboi100
2 years ago#1
The lowest size SSD for me would be 480GB and I would consider it if it were less than 200. How about you?
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User Info: Lagwagon17

Lagwagon17
2 years ago#2
I elected for a 1TB HDD for about $50 instead of springing for an SSD at the moment. I've lived with HDDs for my entire life and I'm not about to switch as a student.

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User Info: a_Wizards_Baker

a_Wizards_Baker
2 years ago#3
Of course. I currently have a 250gb (SSD) as my main, a 80gb (SSD) for scratch disk space and a few TB (HDD) for storage.

If you're in the market for a 480gb for less than 200, NewEgg has a Mushkin Chronos 480GB for $190 with promo code EXLEMC2393 today:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=20-226-372&nm_mc=EMC-GD071414&cm_mmc=EMC-GD071414-_-index-_-Item-_-20-226-372

User Info: Dragnfyr

Dragnfyr
2 years ago#4
Yeah I only use SSDs internally.
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User Info: Killah Priest

Killah Priest
2 years ago#5
I got ~300GB SSD and its perfect.

Enough space to install stuff but not too much to where I can get lazy and somehow fill 3tb.
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User Info: Lvthn

Lvthn
2 years ago#6
I'm using an SSD as my "main drive" right now if by that we mean most programs of any weight at all are installed to it. I have much more HDD storage space but it's a file repository, few programs are actually on it. For that matter, I'm pretty sure I have more data on SSD than HDD, aside from emus I don't really do huge collections of pics, movies, music, etc.

User Info: AsucaHayashi

AsucaHayashi
2 years ago#7
i'm getting by with 120GB and have only used it for a week now and frankly cannot go back to regular HDD for OS.
PC hardware doesn't need to match console hardware in price when PC gamers save literal thousands from the software they buy.
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User Info: reincarnator07

reincarnator07
2 years ago#8
I got a 120GB SSD and 4.5TB spread across 3 mechanical drives. No regrets.
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User Info: tigerex777

tigerex777
2 years ago#9
I have used my SSD as my main drive for years and the regular HD for my second drive for all the games. I don't think I'll ever use a regular HD as a main ever.
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User Info: dunkis

dunkis
2 years ago#10
For my new build, I opted to use a 250GB SSD as my only drive until I fill it up. I only have the bare essential programs on it and then whatever current games I'm playing. I just uninstall a game if I know I'm not going to touch it soon enough to justify its waste of space. I'm trying to hold out until SSDs are cheap enough that I can jump up to a 500GB or 1TB for a reasonable price. My laptop will still be my workhorse for school work when it comes back around.
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