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Best SSD to use with Ivy Bridge -Intel Core i7 3770K processor

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May 23, 2012 7:50:46 AM

Hi All,

I do a lot of Flash, Video Editing and PhotoShop. I use a lots of CPU intensive Adobe software packages and do a lot of programming in PHP/MYSQL, HTML5, Java SDK for Android.
What model of Solid State Drive (ssd) would complement the components I currently have for my new system? (below)




1) Intel Core i7 3770K processor 3.5 4 LGA 1155 BX80637I73770K

2) ASUS Deluxe Intel Z77 ATX DDR3 2600 LGA 1155 Motherboard P8Z77-V DELUXE


3) Cooler Master HAF X Full Tower w/ SuperSpeed USB 3.0
w/ Window w/ Black Interior ATX Case (RC-942-KKN1)

Thanks in advance Steve V.
May 23, 2012 10:39:01 AM

An SSD wont directly affect your performance in regards to video rendering / number crunching, but will generally speed up the system.

The Crucial M4 range is the favourite on the forum, so I would go with that. I would suggest the 128Gb model so you can put the OS and all the above programs onto it for better performance.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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May 24, 2012 2:04:05 PM

Is the difference between Intel's 180GB and the 120GB considerable?
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May 24, 2012 2:36:58 PM

The performance is almost identical... but it's 50% larger...
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