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Are they worth it for gaming builds?


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They are not financially viable to be used purely for running games from.

 

A 120 - 128GB SSD would fine for storing the OS on and a couple of your favourite games, this will give you faster boot up times and quicker access to your favourite games.


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Thank you for the tip phillpower2. I was thinking the same. I also do a lot of multi-tasking so I was wondering if the benefit it will give me can justify the cost. 


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You are welcome Couspit   :)

 

What capacity SSD are you considering.

 

Worth keeping in mind is that with standard mechanical HDDs it is advisable to have the OS on a partition of it`s own to avoid possible data corruption, you will find many articles regarding any pros and cons regarding partitioning an SSD and there is one such example here, I mention this in case you were thinking of only having the one larger storage device. 


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I'd probably getting a 250-256GB. Thank you for the resource link.


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256GB SATAlll SanDisk SSD

 

You are welcome btw  :)


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