Does an NVMe SSD make much difference to performance?

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Jonathan West | Forum Activity | Posted: Mon, Sep 24 2018 8:54 AM

I'm about to buy a new desktop - and wondered if anyone has bench-marked or tested Logos using NVMe SSD as opposed to SATA SSD and whether there's a noticeable difference?

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Tanner Thetford | Forum Activity | Replied: Mon, Sep 24 2018 9:55 AM

I built a computer for Logos last year and went from a standard SSD to an NVMe and it did almost nothing. Please see the following thread for discussion: 

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Jonathan West | Forum Activity | Replied: Mon, Sep 24 2018 11:47 AM

Thanks Tanner.

My other choice is whether to go Ryzen 5 2400G or Ryzen 5 2600 with a 1059Ti GPU. I’d guess he former would be plenty for Logos 7.

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Kevin A. Purcell | Forum Activity | Replied: Tue, Sep 25 2018 5:47 AM

I haven't tested the difference in speed with dedicated v. motherboard graphics card, but in the early days of this architecture the graphics card did made a difference. I ran it on Windows and had two machines with about the same specs. One had a dedicated NVIDIA graphics card and the other did not and the one with it, would run Logos faster. I can't remember what version that they first switched to this display architecture but I think it was Logos 4. I'm sure it's quite different now 3 versions later. If you can get a graphics card it does a better job in general running Windows. I tested a lot of computer during the 6 years I wrote tech reviews for and and they always made a big difference running Windows.

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