Gaming News: Why You Should Consider SSD for Your Gaming Rig

By Flo Maxino , Updated Dec 12, 2016 06:08 AM EST

In very gamer's accessories, it is essential to get gadgets of high quality. One of these essentials is a(n) SSD.

One of the most overlooked items in gaming are the hard drives. Yet somehow, these are one of the most important items for your gaming rig. A high quality hard drive helps a lot in your gaming performance. When looking to upgrade or buy a new gaming system, you should know the value of a(n) SSD.

SSD or Solid State Drives can give you a high-end gaming system that pushes the boundaries in gaming. Whereas some still prefer the HDDs (Hard Disk Drives), you should know how SSDs are more valuable than the regular hard drive.

The speed of a typical hard disk drive would be around 5-10,000 microseconds. It still delivers fast quality in gaming but the speed of the SSD can access data 35-100 microseconds. That doesn't sound like much of a difference to a normal person but the lesser the microseconds, the faster the game. How fast are SSDs? Imagine opening software and games INSTANTLY. This means that there will be no lag when you try to grab data during gameplay.

When it comes to durability, the HDD operates with the use of magnetic platters, which means that they are easily worn out. If you like to travel and bring around your gaming laptop, the HDD does not have shock damage and may be in danger of breaking. The SSD on the other hand, is more durable as it is built better and can withstand travel shocks.

When thinking of upgrading your gaming rig, you must have to remember three things: Size, heat, and power. If you're thinking of buying a gaming laptop, you must always consider these three things. If these three were the basis, then the SSD easily has an ace above the HDD. SSDs are smaller than HDDs which means that the laptop can be more portable and easy to pack along with you. Since there are no moving parts in a(n) SSD, then it generates less heat. This means that you can play continuously without worrying that your gaming rig will overheat. A(n) SSD requires less power, hence you can have longer gaming time.

Next time you feel like upgrading or getting a gaming rig or laptop, always remember these information. Don't hesitate on asking for the specs and inquiring the salespeople. Now that you know the importance of SSD, be on the lookout for your next gaming purchase.

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