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December 31, 2013 11:41:36 PM

Based on my build please help me chose between 120gb or 250gb ssd card. I heard that 250gb helps with better loading times, including ingame loading which is good if you play games that have large map and requires loading. Please explain your answer and let me know if the build is good to go. Thanks.

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CPU: Intel Core i7-4770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($309.99 @ Memory Express)
CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D14 65.0 CFM CPU Cooler ($84.99 @ Memory Express)
Motherboard: Asus Maximus VI Hero ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($205.69 @ DirectCanada)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($176.98 @ Newegg Canada)
Storage: Samsung 840 Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($188.50 @ Vuugo)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($94.98 @ Amazon Canada)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 780 3GB Video Card ($564.99 @ Memory Express)
Case: Cooler Master HAF 932 Advanced ATX Full Tower Case ($151.50 @ Vuugo)
Power Supply: Corsair Professional 850W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($169.98 @ Newegg Canada)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($18.00 @ Vuugo)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($97.52 @ DirectCanada)
Total: $2063.12
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
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December 31, 2013 11:49:06 PM

Any difference in speed you might see between a 120 and 250 Samsung you're not going to notice in game. I would go with the 250 only because it's bigger and you can put more stuff on it.
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January 1, 2014 1:08:27 PM

Currently the modern 3rd generation SATA 3 6Gb/s 256GB solid state drives are considered to the "sweet spot" and the best value for the money. That is due mainly to this year's price reductions.

I would recommend the Samsung 840 EVO over the 840. It is a better performer. It is currently available for $9.00 Canadian Dollars more than the 840 you listed. Here is the link to the 840 EVO at your Canadian vendor:

http://www.vuugo.com/computer-hardware/computer-parts/s...

I maintain the ssd database listed in a sticky at the very top of this forum section. Here is the link:

http://www.johnnylucky.org/data-storage/ssd-database.ht...

Scroll down to the brands and models you are interested in and follow the links to the technical reviews.
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