? asked in Computers & InternetHardwareAdd-ons · 9 years ago

SSD drive for gaming?

so im going to make a custom made gaming desktop , is a SSD (main drive ) really worth it for gaming , will this improve my loading times? for the games i play? installing the game ect? or what does it do towards gaming(i will also have a 1tb second drive)

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  • Proto
    Lv 7
    9 years ago
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    SSD drives are good for your operatng system to greatly reduce boot times, and large slow-loading applications, but they aren't really recommended for games (which are coded to run almost entirely in RAM except when saving or loading new levels).

    SSDs are not good choices for any program that does a lot of writing to disk, because SSDs can only handle a finite number of writes before losing the capacity to store data (a limitation that conventional HDDs don't have).

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    This is the comparison, you take a decision:

    http://hackyourwindows.com/windows-7-tutorials/tut...

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