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heartgrave

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Hey all! I am thinking of adding a Solid State Drive(SSD) to my build. I have been playing Assassin's Creed Origins on pretty much Max settings and I see my performance monitor showing my disk usage like stuck at 100% and my CPU not far behind it. I have an Intel i7-6700k CPU, gtx 1070 graphics card, Asrock fatality z170 gaming k6 motherboard, g.skill ripjaws V series 16gb ddr4 sdram 3200. I don't know the hard drive, I can tell later tonight. Would I benefit in the struggling areas by getting a SSD? I looked at the reviews for 4 different SSDs and they seem to be more stress and hassle than beneficial, failing only after a couple months or slowing down after a couple months usage. Another I seen about it has like a 1000 hour lifespan? I'd kill it in a month.
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starjax

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like anything, early adopters had teething experiences.  I have lots of ssd's in my house, never had a failure.  Like you, I played games (battlefield) that are hard drive heavy.  I would recommend Samsung 850.

 

https://www.newegg.c...D-636?Tid=11693

Its on sale (ending soon) for the 500 gig.


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