Upgrading my hard drive to an SSD.. Any suggestions on what I should get. Only looking for a 128GB and use my 1TB and my second drive. Let me know when you can, looking to buy tomorrow morning early to get the shipping processed same day.
I'd ask yourself the simple question before you buy of how many games do you play at a time, and/or how many do you keep on your hard drive.
Just built a computer, fresh install, I have a 256gb ssd. I installed 3 games and windows8. GW2, SWTOR, and Assassins Creed 3. Used 115gb. Thus if you are planning on installing a few games, you might definitely consider going bigger.
I used a 128GB and it works for me. I have Windows, WoW, and GW2 on it. Sometimes I'll switch out GW2 for SW:TOR depending on if I'm not playing one very actively at the time.
I'm not sure how large League is (never played it) but I think a 128GB would be plenty for those three things. I really like my SSD but it's a bit older so I'm sure there's a ton of better options out there by now (I'm using an OCZ Vertex).
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This would be of course if I get the larger sized SSD. Also, I know this may be a rookie question but, will I be able to download Steam on my HDD and be able to download and play the games on my SSD? This is of course if I get the larger SSD
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anything thoughts about this SSD I have linked above.. I have heard nothing but good things about the Samsung and Crucial, but no input about the Kingston.
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Originally Posted by solvexx
I use the Samsung you listed almost since it was released and I have not had a single complaint, loved every moment.
You have any thoughts on the kingston product I linked in my last comment?
The Kingston drive is a Sandforce controller drive. Compared to any Marvell (indilinx) controller, those in Samsung/Crucial, they've shown to be less reliable/stable. So it's Samsung 830, Samsung 840Pro and Crucial M4 mentioned in this thread you should be looking at in my opinion. You can probably ask and name 20 other drives that will all perform on par with each other, for everyday use most people won't notice a difference.
The Vertex4 is probably fine too, mainly it's OCZ's poor track record that makes us not recommend them. So yeah assuming any of the drives in this thread don't fail they're all good.