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> replaces HDD with SSD in weak-ass laptop, powers it on
> "wow, this is really fast, pretty cool"
> powers on ultrapowerful HDD based desktop pc
> AURGH WHY DOES IT TAKE MORE THAN 0.01 SECONDS TO OPEN THE FILE EXPLORER I CAN'T LIVE WITH THIS SHIT GO FUCK YOURSELF YOU USELESS PILE OF CRAP
> goes back to weak-ass laptop
> contentment

'tis true, once you experience the glory of SSDs you can't go back to HDD based systems.

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  • 3
    Told ya! Or have I?

    Who cares... SSDs for the win... nvme would be nice to have...
  • 4
    It depends on what you need it for. I still install only the OS to my SSD and leave my games and documents on the hdd.
  • 0
    I remember running a 8088 DOS PC with SSD drives, super wizzy quick.
  • 2
    Yeah, once you're used to SSD performance you just can't go back. I mean it's usable but it always feels like you're waiting half the time.
  • 1
    Old school PCs have been accelerated this way. It's these moments where you can clearly see how much IO wait affects speed.
  • 1
    I've brought back several old laptops to usability using an SSD. My friends thought it was magic.
  • 0
    @CodeMonkeyG indeed. I've done the same.
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