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$175 to spend, want best bang for buck!!
01-30-2012, 04:51 PM, (This post was last modified: 01-30-2012, 04:56 PM by MathieuB.)
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$175 to spend, want best bang for buck!!
currently running intel i7 920 Hyper212 plus cooler, 6GB DDR3, boot drive is 60 GB OCZ SSD SATA2, second drive 500 GB WD.... GTX260 Super overclocked 896 MB video card, don't have much room on the SSD to install many apps....is it worth upgrading the boot drive to a 120GB SATA3, so i can install my apps there? would i notice a decent increase in speed in running my apps on the SATA3 drive vs. running them on the secondary drive?
got $175.00 to spend on an upgrade...what do you guys suggest?

thanks

Bobbo
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01-30-2012, 04:58 PM,
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RE: $175 to spend, want best bang for buck!!
You'd probably feel a slight increase in performance by going with a larger SATA III SSD vs your current 60GB OCZ SATA II SSD.

I'd recommend the Mushkin Enhanced Chronos, which offers both performance and reliability at a great price: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.as...6820226236
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