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[SSD] 60GB vs 120GB vs Other for Boot Drive

So I'm looking to get an SSD as a boot drive (Windows 7 Professional) and was looking for an answer as what size to use, sadly most of the articles were outdated and when SSDs were at least 2x more expensive than they are now :P So I was wondering what size would be good? Also any SSD recommendations are good as well. I am looking for read performance more than write performance (it's only gonna be written to once for Windows install and a few more times for updating Windows). Budget = US$100. Is anything over 60GB overkill? If so, I'd rather just spend the few dollars less for the 60GB rather than the 120GB. Thanks! :)
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  1. Best answer
    http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/ssd-recommendation-benchmark,review-32619.html

    According to that this is your best buy:

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820147188

    Don't forget , the need for size is always growing so going to 120GB is NO LOSS !

    Thanks
  2. I would opt for 120gb today.
    A SSd will slow down as it approaches full. you don't want that.

    And... there is really a lot of writing to the ssd going on, and it is the small random read and write performance that you will notice. Do not worry about ssd endurance; it will be obsolete long before you run out of updates.
    Modern ssd's all perform about the same.
    I like Samsung and intel for reliability.
  3. imomun said:
    http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/ssd-recommendation-benchmark,review-32619.html

    According to that this is your best buy:

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820147188

    Don't forget , the need for size is always growing so going to 120GB is NO LOSS !

    Thanks


    This is what I was going to go for anyways, but wanted to check if it was "worth it"! Thanks! :D

    To the other two replies, thank you as well :)
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