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Momentus xt 500GB

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January 17, 2013 9:39:57 PM

Hey, guys can I use the Seagate Momentus XT Solid State Hybrid Drive -Bare Drive (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...) to replace my HDD and SSD combo build or would that be a bad idea?

I'm going to be using my pc for gaming only so 500 GB will be enough.

my build is:
CPU - Intel Core i5-3770k (204.90)
Motherboard - ASUS P8Z77-V LE Motherboard 1155 (152.20)
Video Card - Sapphire HD7870 2GB PCI-Express (209.90)
Memory - 8GB Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 MHz (54.90)
CPU Fan - Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO (36.95)
SSD - Crucial m4 Solid State Drive 128gb (101.08)
HDD - Seagate Barracude 1TB Hard Drive (73.09)
Memory - Corsair TX V2 Series ATX PC Power Supply 850 W (129.00)
Case - Cooler Master HAF X Full Tower (151.08)
Optical Drive - LiteOn Internal DVD Writer SATA Black 24x (27.89)
Monitor - Dell Professional LED Monitor 23" 1920 x 1080 (213.90)

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January 17, 2013 9:51:00 PM

I wouldn't, thats a downgrade from what u got
January 18, 2013 10:28:53 AM

Why would that be so?
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January 18, 2013 10:38:30 AM

you already have a ssd, which is way faster. its nice for someone who has a budget but wants some speed. its not really for you
January 18, 2013 12:00:01 PM

i use 500gb xts in my systems atm but going to upgrade them to ssd's , as others have stated ssd's better speeds then the Xt's . I got mine when ssds where still going for $400 a pop for a 128 gb ssd
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