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Vertex 3 gaming improvement

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May 5, 2011 11:59:09 AM

HI....

I've bought a vertex 3 SSD and my doubt is , will it improve the online gaming performance?

I play Bad company 2.

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Radeon HD 5970
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May 5, 2011 1:36:39 PM

The conventional wisdom, oft-repeated in these pages, is that an SSD for your system drive will speed up loading time but not frame rates.

If you have a game that does extensive IO while it is running, having those scratch / load files on SSD would help, but games tend to be CPU or GPU bound. So the odds are that you will not see a framerate increase.
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May 5, 2011 1:38:52 PM

The answer to your question is no. When you do anything onlline your are at the mercy of Internet Service Providers, web hosts, connection points, and a variety of technical factors.
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