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5Tb hard drive or 250Gb SSD

The 1 TB HDD of my current pc, which I have had for 2 years now, is completely full. I want more space and have roughly $100 dollars to drop on it. Im also a content creator, and record high space files often, I currently have not many clips on my pc right now, but plan to have more. Should I go for a 5TB HDD or a 250 GB SSD

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a 250GB SSD is like 40$, a 5TB Hard drive is like 150$

 

Why don't you find a balance of both? An SSD is essential 

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1 minute ago, Slottr said:

a 250GB SSD is like 40$, a 5TB Hard drive is like 150$

 

Why don't you find a balance of both? An SSD is essential 

Thats a good idea, thank you!

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100$ can get you a 1TB SSD, 150 can get you 1.5TB (3x 500GB SSD in RAID). I'd get a 120$ MX500 1TB, then save up and get another one if you need more storage. At this time, HDDs are getting less and less relevant.

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Only you can really answer the question of how much space do you need? But seeing as you are still using a hard drive as a boot drive I highly suggest getting at least an SSD for your boot drive then getting another hard drive to suit you space needs. 

 

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If you spend as much on SSD's as u do on a 5TB HDD, u could raid together a bunch of cheap smaller SSDs and have like 1.5TB's of SSD storage.

 

or buy a 4TB HDD and 500GB SSD.

or a 2TB HDD and a 1TB SDD.

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