Solid State Drives are known for there incredible access times and massive sustained write speeds. A single SandForce controller-based SSD can push the limits of the SATA II interface. This leads to faster Windows boot times, application loading and a snappier desktop feel. OCZ Vertex 2 drives were among the first to bring the SF-1200 to the enthusiast community and have received numerous commendations as a result. The OCZ Vertex 2 60GB review was enough to make this reviewer take a RAID0 Velociraptor set up and install it into older, slower PCs, because a modern system should not be hung up on dated storage technology.
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips