Solid State HD for WinXP Pro / Vista boot installation… Tags: Hard Drives Solid State Windows Vista HD Storage Product Last response: October 12, 2008 4:22 PM in Storage Share retroborg October 12, 2008 1:21:08 PM Hi, I’m thinking about getting a Solid state HD as my 1st primary Sata II HD for installing WinXP Pro (And possibly Win Vista Ultra in the future) This specific one caught my attention: OCZ SSD 60GB (Sata II Core Series V2) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Its specs are superior to even the fastest 7200 – 10000RPM magnetic HD! Sequential Access - Read Up to 170 MB/s Sequential Access - Write Up to 98 MB/s So, is it worth the money and will it work flawlessly / faster for installing and booting WinXP Pro? Thanks in advance More about : solid state winxp pro vista boot installation SomeJoe7777 October 12, 2008 4:22:00 PM No, not even close to a good HD's performance. Read this article. Unless you want to spend the $600+ on a good SSD, the fastest drive available for your machine right now is the Velociraptor. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources problem booting after installing solid state drive and reformatting Forum WinXP Pro not installing on new HD Forum WinXP dual boot install to separate HD breaks Win2k Forum WinXP dual boot install to separate HD breaks Win2k Forum XP PRO + XP PRO x64 dual boot, and installation on SATA HD.. Forum just installed hd3850 vista wont boot Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !