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February 15, 2013, 03:41 PM
Join Date: Dec 2012
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As I've told my SSD Guru, I at one point had moved all of my bigger MMO games to the Storage Drive (WD Raptor). However, after a while I got fed up with the damn long load times so I sent it back to the SSD and I'm the first one in the game ready 95% of the time.
As it stands SSD's as all the dedicated drives is really where the future is headed. Thats why now, in an era where speed is key, it makes all the difference.
Well I never touched an SSD in my whole life and I got a Caviar Green as my boot device... I was thinking economically and environmentally during that time lol. I even did a RAID 0 with 2 Caviar greens, to my surprise they're still alive to this day (I bought them in 2009) even with RAID 0, although I've noticed performance degenerated so I decided to remove the RAID and just do two separate disks, 1 as boot the other as backup and video recording.
I'm probably gonna get an SSD with my next build, just to see what the hub bub is about.
My System Specs
Intel Core i5-750 @ 2.67 GHz
8 GB Corsair XMS3 @ 1333 MHz
Asus Geforce 670 GTX directCUII 2 GB
2x Western Digital 1 TB Caviar Green, SATA 2nd Gen 1x Western Digital Caviar Blue 250 GB, PATA 1x Samsung SSD Pro 840 256 GB
XFX 750W Black Edition
Antec Six Hundred
LG Blu-Ray Reader/DVD Burner x8/CD Burner x16
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