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Windows 7: anyone here got SSD hardisks?


02 Jul 2009   #1

Windows 7 7264x64(main), 7260x86(secendary), XP SP3 Triple Boot
 
 
anyone here got SSD hardisks?

hi just wondering if anyone here is using any SSD harddisks, how does it perform? which SSD harddisk model do you use? and what does it cost? I'm thinking of getting SSD but I heard the good ones are expensive at the moment, and not yet worth it.

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02 Jul 2009   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Here's the one I just installed. Yes it performs well (see specs) and it seems to work GREAT! I can't wait to get another and use raid 0.

Newegg.com - Patriot Torqx PFZ128GS25SSDR 2.5" 128GB SATA II Internal Solid state disk (SSD) - Solid State Disks
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02 Jul 2009   #3

Windows 7 7264x64(main), 7260x86(secendary), XP SP3 Triple Boot
 
 

looks good on paper, but seems a little pricy for me at the moment considering it costs more than my whole computer lol, oh well...

Tell me what things did you see the most improviment with, starting/shuting down windows, encoding, video editing?
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02 Jul 2009   #4

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

I just got mine installed last night and I'm at work. I just set it up (turned off superfetch and defrag, installed Windows 7) that's all I've done so far. I did restart a few times during install and it was much faster. I am in the process of building a system so I will not be using this as my main system for a few weeks. I know it will be much faster.
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02 Jul 2009   #5
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03 Jul 2009   #6
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

I have a older Patriot Warp2 64GB SSD, and it was faster than my regular hard drive. You can see a benchmark on them here.

However, I have my eye on those new Patriot Torqz SSDs though that Nate posted above. I'm wanting to get two of them in a RAID 0 when they get a bit more cheaper despite it not being a bad price for them though.

I would recommend to never defrag a SSD to avoid shortening it's life span though.
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03 Jul 2009   #7

 

I want one of the OCZ Vertex (?) - whichever is based upon the Indilinx chipset - although I read a good review of a new Summit using a Samsung chipset that performs fairly well also.

This may be the new future, though - Hard Rectangular Drive takes the disk out of "hard disk" - Ars Technica
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03 Jul 2009   #8
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Now that looks interesting.
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03 Jul 2009   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, XP Mode, W8.1 Preview VM - 7 Pro x64 second remote tower
 
 

Alright... who's been taking snapshots of the new system I have plans for?!
That's supposed to "top secret"!


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03 Jul 2009   #10

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by johngalt View Post
I want one of the OCZ Vertex (?) - whichever is based upon the Indilinx chipset - although I read a good review of a new Summit using a Samsung chipset that performs fairly well also.

This may be the new future, though - Hard Rectangular Drive takes the disk out of "hard disk" - Ars Technica
Mine has the Indilinx and Samsung parts. It's pretty well made. It kicking butt on the Vertex line.

Patriot Torqx SSD
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