SSD larger than 128 GB?

Discussion in 'hardware' started by newbino, Jan 3, 2015.

  1. newbino

    newbino Registered Member

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    Hi, I am running Win 7 and programs on my SSD + all data on a separate HDD.

    I am shortly going to buy a new SSD, and I was wondering what could be reasons for buying a larger than 128 GB SSD, given that with my setup I am using at the moment around 40 GB.

    Thanks for your POV.
     
  2. Minimalist

    Minimalist Registered Member

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    You could store some of your data on it, if you have had more space. I put some of my data on separate partition on SSD (portable programs, Outlook databases...) so I get all benefits of quick data access and at the same time don't have large system partition to backup (smaller system image). For me 128 GB is enough, but if I had 256 GB I would probably store some other personal data on separate partition also.
     
  3. NGRhodes

    NGRhodes Registered Member

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    The larger SSD could be faster, more reliable, last longer.
     
  4. newbino

    newbino Registered Member

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    I beg to disagree here. I would agree if substituting "new" to "larger".
     
  5. NGRhodes

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    Some of the better spec SSD are only available in larger sizes, so it may be that getting larger size gets you more of the attributes I mentioned.
     
  6. Carver

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    You could store some of your favorite video files or instructional videos or music or programs to make it easier
     
  7. mirimir

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    What do you think of the Crucial M550?

    They're using 64 Gbit NAND for their smaller drives, for faster write speed.

    Also they have capacitors for power-loss protection, which I gather is rare among consumer drives. What other brands offer consumer drives with that feature?
     
  8. J_L

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    Install some big games and you're good to go. I recommend something like TERA.
     
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