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PostPosted: Mon Sep 30, 2013 1:44 am    Post subject: Solid State...not snake. Reply with quote

When do you think SSD will be standard issue in every desktop computer? Also where else can this tech be applied?
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 30, 2013 1:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

They already ARE standard issue in every gaming desktop, most gaming laptops and many netbooks.

Give it another 5 years when 1tb 2.5" SSDs are the same price as 120 or 250gb ones today and HDDs will effectively be a thing of the past.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 30, 2013 2:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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They already ARE standard issue in every gaming desktop, most gaming laptops and many netbooks.

Give it another 5 years when 1tb 2.5" SSDs are the same price as 120 or 250gb ones today and HDDs will effectively be a thing of the past.


Yeah that would be awesome and make sense, I'm just curious when load times in games and other apps will be instinct gone forever kaput etc. That is my dream to just start playing the game instantly.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 30, 2013 4:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

pres50 wrote:


Yeah that would be awesome and make sense, I'm just curious when load times in games and other apps will be instinct gone forever kaput etc. That is my dream to just start playing the game instantly.


It's kept you waiting, huh?
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 01, 2013 12:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Toddy wrote:
pres50 wrote:


Yeah that would be awesome and make sense, I'm just curious when load times in games and other apps will be instinct gone forever kaput etc. That is my dream to just start playing the game instantly.


It's kept you waiting, huh?


Some games have ridiculous load times, annoying it is.
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 01, 2013 6:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The time is now. SSDs are ridiculously cheap now and prices continue to fall. I run a ssd or two in every system I have.

Hell even my father has bought a ssd for his PC and laptop.

(All of these are home built systems other than the laptop)
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 01, 2013 9:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I love the SSD in my Mac Book Pro.

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 01, 2013 6:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Seriously Dan, the only reason you get a pass for buying a mac is because you got the retina one. I'm mad jelly of dat resolution.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 03, 2013 1:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

danielrbischoff wrote:
I love the SSD in my Mac Book Pro.

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Negro, pls. I installed a 250GB SSD in my mac for much cheaper, and it is set up as a fusion drive as well.
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