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    Default First time ssd in a laptop

    Finally broke down and tried a ssd in my Qosmio...really snapped it up! Should have done this earlier. Had an old OCZ Vertex 2 60GB lying about so I threw it in just to see. Took the Windows Experience score from a 5.8 to a nice 6.9. I will probably be ordering a 256GB Samsung shortly...





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    Default Re: First time ssd in a laptop

    Thats a nice lil jump,you will love the Samsung!

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    Default Re: First time ssd in a laptop

    Hey Rick, did you give up overclocking ?

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    Default Re: First time ssd in a laptop

    Rick. Dont give up. OverClocking is a lot of fun.

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    Default Re: First time ssd in a laptop

    I would'nt say given up...just havent felt the urge in awhile.

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    Default Re: First time ssd in a laptop

    My 7 year old HP lappy really liked the 120GB ssd I put in it. I doubled the RAM in it too, now it's like a new machine.

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    Default Re: First time ssd in a laptop

    Quote Originally Posted by realneil View Post
    My 7 year old HP lappy really liked the 120GB ssd I put in it. I doubled the RAM in it too, now it's like a new machine.
    Yeah, I was kind of in the same boat. I like my older Toshiba with the i5 cpu and 460M graphics, but lately I've been casting a lustful eye towards a newer i7 laptop with upgraded graphics. Problem is the real world dictates I have no actual need for this...kind of like the allure of strange women lol. Now. if I run across something for a song...

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    Default Re: First time ssd in a laptop

    I couldn't afford a new laptop, but I had the drive here, and the Micron RAM was cheap. My HP is much older than yours, but it's fine now.

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    Default Re: First time ssd in a laptop

    Hard drives are the biggest bottleneck in modern systems. Lack of RAM in a notebook would be the second.

    Buy any SSD and you'll see a huge jump in performance across the board.


    Congratz!

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    Default Re: First time ssd in a laptop

    Yep - I have 8GB of ram in the Qosmio right now...doubt I will change that for this machine and it's duties. I did however pull the trigger on the 'egg for a 256GB 840 Sammy. Oh boy, just when I was getting the laptop back up to snuff.

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    Rick, I'm sending you a PM

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    Default Re: First time ssd in a laptop

    Aw shucks...I could'nt get it out of my head. I just bought a MSI GT70 ONC-494US for $1300. Guess I will be adding the Samsung ssd to the MSI instead of the Toshiba lol. I'll post up some pic's when I have it in hand and of course the obligatory benchmarks haha.

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