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Old 02-01-2012, 03:52 PM
 
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Yea, that's worth the money cuz those damn SATA\IDE drives are just to damn noisy!!!
It's an added value. If SSDs were identical to HDDs but just quieter, then it might not be worth it. However SSDs are much faster, quieter, and energy efficient. Many of them (such as the Intel ones) now provide hardware encryption which is great if you have a laptop that you carry around.

You can get a small 60GB SSD for about $60. So it's dirt cheap now. Surely, I wouldn't suggest purchasing a 600GB drive, as those prices are absurd. Since SSDs only add value inside a computer, they don't need to be large.
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Old 02-02-2012, 10:06 PM
 
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A kid in my C# class had a 1TB Solid State Drive.. it died on him in 4 months.
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Old 02-02-2012, 10:13 PM
 
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I still have a brand new 60gb SSD I'm trying to sell off, I would use it but I am just flat out lazy and don't feel like reinstalling
Why not just clone your set-up to the new disk? Do you not have an external adapter of some kind for that SSD, or a second drive bay? If you do, any cloning software, like Norton Ghost or DriveXML can clone it right over and your computer won't know the difference.
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Old 02-02-2012, 10:23 PM
 
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A kid in my C# class had a 1TB Solid State Drive.. it died on him in 4 months.
Thank god for warranties. I have some older SSDs from years ago that have 10 year warranties on them.
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Old 02-03-2012, 06:35 PM
 
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A kid in my C# class had a 1TB Solid State Drive.. it died on him in 4 months.
I had a client lose a 1TB WD SATA Drive in less than a month. Electronics die when they want to. Warranties mean nothing to them.
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Old 02-03-2012, 07:42 PM
 
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Why not just clone your set-up to the new disk? Do you not have an external adapter of some kind for that SSD, or a second drive bay? If you do, any cloning software, like Norton Ghost or DriveXML can clone it right over and your computer won't know the difference.
Too much work for me. It's installed on a 640GB drive that has done well to me all these years, my most favorite hard drive I've ever had. I wouldn't dispose it's usefulness and the pride of being the leader of the drives
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