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    To those who are using the official release of Win7 Home Premium or Professional edition Not RC/Beta. I would like to know what is the installed size on your main drive or C:

    Reason for asking is i would like to know if a 60GB SSD should suffice with the install?
    I am thinking of getting the 80gb intel X-25M G2 mainly because of the 20GB advantage over most 60gb SSDs forget about 120gbs they cost too much especially considering that i am getting the SSD just to load an OS and my VelociRaptor will be used as my Gaming Drive.

    The only draw back of the intel G2 SSDs are the Poor Sequential Write speed of approx 70+gb/s thats why i am thinking if it is worth forgoing the extra 20gb intel offers for something else like the OCZ Vertex or Vertex Turbo that is only 60gb but offers 140+gb/s Sequential write speeds

    Thanks in advance

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    Agreed.

    I have a 60GB Vertex sitting here, it kicks ass. If you're looking to save a bit of cash though, have a look at the OCZ Agility instead, almost identical performance but lower price.

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    Great thanks for the speedy responses and inputs!
    If that's the case it looks like i am leaning towards the Vertex or Vertex Turbo

    Any1 here with an installed Win7 installed on their C: ? i would like to know
    how much space it occupies.

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    According to Microsoft's website, it should take either 16 or 20GB (mine is around 20G, but I think this might vary a little bit. You definitely have enough room for your OS and maybe a couple programs that you use frequently.

    http://www.microsoft.com/windows/win...uirements.aspx

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    I just installed last night and have added a few programs ( Antivirus, Everest, Core temp) And I am at 24 GB if that helps. Using windows 7 Ultimate RC.

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    Guys thanks for all the inputs that was really helpful!
    Looks like 60gb is more than enough for everything

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