SSD Card 60GB or 120GB?

  charles60 15:36 18 Feb 2011
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Hi I am pretty new to this ssd card thingy I do know that they are very fast the thing I don't know which size to go for OCZ120 Gb or the 60 GB the thing that I am asking is it worth going for the larger size or just go for the 60GB? Also can I buy a converter so I can fit SSD unit into one of my internal 3.5 spare bays on my Computer. sorry about asking all these questions. Ps the other hard drives I will be installing is a Samsung 1TB hard drive

  robin_x 15:52 18 Feb 2011

I am using 50GB of a 135GB C: W7 64 Home partition.
Almost all of my installed applications and data are on G: (internal) partition.
Hibernation Off, Pagefile elsewhere.
Restore points kept to 1-2GB.
Recycle bin emptied all the time.

20+ GB was the clean C: install (bloatware removed)

My feeling is 60GB is too small. But SSD prices are expensive.

Pay extra or wait months/year.

  gengiscant 17:07 18 Feb 2011

I have a OCZ Vertex 60 Gb SSD,I have a 106 programs on it with 19gb to spare.

All my games,documents,music,photos and videos are on my 1Tb harddrive.

So the choice is really up to you.

Most SSD's come with a bracket for fitting into a 3.5 harddrive bay.

Good brands:
Crucial 64GB RealSSD C300
click here

OCz Vertex 60Gb
click here

OCZ Vertex 128 GB
click here

Corsair 120 Gb
click here

  charles60 17:09 18 Feb 2011

thanks once again glen

  Bris 19:06 18 Feb 2011

Because of the high price of SSDs most to go for the smaller capacity ones and just install the OS on it. As mentioned all home versions of Windows will fit on a 64GB one.
A couple of points to mention are never defrag a SSD and unless you have W7 you wont get TRIM support which speeds up access.

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