[tpm] OT: Are SSDs really worth purchasing to speed up our computing experience?

Olaf Alders olaf.alders at gmail.com
Wed May 30 18:41:59 PDT 2012

On 2012-05-30, at 8:52 PM, Cees Hek wrote:

> Personally I wouldn't build a system these days without an SSD.  For a
> desktop I would buy a decent but small SSD for the OS (60-120Gb), and
> then stick a 2Tb spindle disk for data.  For a laptop it is trickier
> since you only have room for one drive so you have to go bigger which
> is still expensive...  But if you can afford it, the speed, low power,
> silent operation of an SSD are a huge asset in a laptop.

With a MacBook there's always the option of replacing the DVD/optical drive with either an SSD or an optical drive, which is what I have been thinking about trying.



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