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Old Jan 31, 11, 9:21 pm
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Loren Pechtel
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Originally Posted by nkedel View Post
Where the random-access performance of SSDs is valuable enough on a desktop (certain sorts of applications, including software development - our developer desktops now come with an SSD) you typically need to include those applications' data (eg your source code and your IDE caches) on the SSD as well as just the applications and OS.
Yeah--I'm building a machine now with a SSD for the OS and things like source code. I'm still setting stuff up (and I suspect I have a bad MB, besides) so I haven't seen how the compiler performs but what I have seen it absolutely screams.
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