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Old October 26, 2008, 08:11 AM
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So I have a system ready for an os, but before I install I was toying with the idea of ordering a solid state drive and installing the os on that, and use my 500gb sata for data ect... So my question is; Will I gain that much performance?? faster boot time ect...? I can get a decent price on an OCZ 32gb solid state, so that would leave room for some other apps and files I'm currently working on. what do we all think? worth while?
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Old October 26, 2008, 08:26 AM
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How much?
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Old October 26, 2008, 08:28 AM
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How much?
122.99 on Tigerdirect.ca
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Old October 26, 2008, 08:36 AM
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Personally myself I wouldn't use SSDs yet for a OS drive.

They aren't up to the task quite yet.
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They are currently only suitable for high end servers running enterprise critical applications, not a lowly desktop running xp and office.

Go for it man!
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Are you talking about OCZ's original Core SSD's? I believe those are using the JMicron controller which are come under fire recently for poor RL performance.
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Old October 26, 2008, 09:09 AM
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Are you talking about OCZ's original Core SSD's? I believe those are using the JMicron controller which are come under fire recently for poor RL performance.
OCZ Core Series 32GB SATA II 2.5" Solid State Drive OCZSSD2-1C32G in Canada at TigerDirect.ca

That guy right there. So ya, Core Series
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Old October 26, 2008, 09:16 AM
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oooo yuk, that one is not up to par.
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Old October 26, 2008, 09:42 AM
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oooo yuk, that one is not up to par.
I was wondering why it was a good deal cheaper lol
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I saw a review of it a while back. Does not compare to the others. Super Talent is the brand to get. Mucho Lira though.
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