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Would you get an SSD as a main drive?

#21negative4Posted 7/14/2014 10:22:59 AM
Why wouldn't you? I'd get a 3-4 TB HDD to use as a storage drive, though.
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#22Master_FaustPosted 7/14/2014 10:38:32 AM
My currently main (out of the four builds I have in overall) station: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/yqjdrH, now, OP, I guess you would be able to answer it by yourself.
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#23SampsonMPosted 7/14/2014 10:40:28 AM
tigerex777 posted...
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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#24koujimorenoPosted 7/14/2014 10:46:47 AM
Lvthn posted...
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.


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#25onetimez1Posted 7/14/2014 10:47:27 AM
I have a 120gb as main drive. They're so fast that you never have to leave your computer running if you're not using it. You can turn it off and turn it back on in about 25 seconds or less.
#26Pepys MonsterPosted 7/14/2014 10:54:14 AM
1TB is not enough to be my only hard drive, so I have a 4TB HDD for storage.
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#27KarnRX78Posted 7/14/2014 11:10:47 AM
I got a 120gb SSD last week, I can't imagine having my OS on a HDD again. I'd like to get rid of my HDDs but I don't think it is cost effective for me yet.
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#28blastprocessingPosted 7/14/2014 11:13:26 AM
I SSD'd everything in my house including a crusty old Intel Atom netbook with WinXP. Now it boots and loads faster than my parents new Intel i5 Win8.1 hybrid drive ultrabook, go fig. :P
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#29ChaosCronoPosted 7/14/2014 11:16:33 AM
I have a SanDisk 480gb as main. Have Windows on it obviously and roughly 12 games I play often atm. The rest of my crap is on 2 1tb hdds. I just move games back and forth as I want to play then etc.
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#30dennis941012Posted 7/14/2014 11:23:00 AM
248gb SSD as main
2x 1tb HDD as storage
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