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    128GB or 256GB SSD

    Is there any advantage in getting a 256GB instead of a 128Gb SSD. It will be used primarilly for the OS and programs.

    I am just about to take the SSD plunge, the capacity choice is either 128 or 256.

    All comments appreciated.
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    Re: 128GB or 256GB SSD

    Depends entirely on how much space you need, if cost isn't really a consideration. Only you can determine that. I would suggest 128Gb would probably be adequate though.

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    Re: 128GB or 256GB SSD

    Thanks for your advise,cost is always an issue, i was just looking at the diff in price btw 128 and 256, it sees the latter is more cost effective for me.
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    Re: 128GB or 256GB SSD

    The larger you go generally you get more GB/£ and most likely more speed as well.
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    Re: 128GB or 256GB SSD

    i went for the 160gb intel G2 as it has better 4k random read/writes than the others.

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    Re: 128GB or 256GB SSD

    I am thinking of going for the 128GB Crucial RealSSD reviews look good.
    Last edited by vicar; 06-04-2010 at 08:51 PM.
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    Re: 128GB or 256GB SSD

    Space is a premium with SSD, atm its best to go with what you can afford (and justify) and the rest of storage goes on mechanical..

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    Re: 128GB or 256GB SSD

    Quote Originally Posted by dirky View Post
    Space is a premium with SSD, atm its best to go with what you can afford (and justify) and the rest of storage goes on mechanical..
    But equally, there is little point in buying a 256GB SSD if you are only going to use 100GB for OS and programs. Leaving that much space free with that cost per GB is a real waste, and filling it with documents and MP3s is also a waste

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