Should I buy a PC chassis that does not provide for SSD, if I need store large amounts of date from voice to text input and also considerable digitally recorded video. I am NOT a Gamer, but anticipate considerable expansion in the amount of data I/o during the next couple of years. All advice gratefully received
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Short answer: Not necessary, but the first point to getting better performance out of your system.
Personally, I would save on other components, and never have my System run on a rotating HDD again. For large amounts of data, use an additional HDD. You will really appreciate the responsiveness of your programs.
I would not recommend it. Yet it does not really matter if your chassis supports it. Most SSD (mine and a few others I've seen) come with a converter.
The biggest reason I wouldn't recommend it is the cost to space ratio. SSD while getting cheaper by the second still cost more than a harddrive. On top of that they do not come in the same sizes that hard drives do. Hard drives come in larger size such as 3 TB where as the max SSD I've seen for a price that is not astronomical is 512 GB.
In conclusion hard drive due to the fact that you do not need the speed provided by the SSD.