If you haven’t had the chance to play with one yet do yourself a favor and make it happen. There isn’t any one thing you can upgrade on a computer that will make this much of a difference. I’ve had the change you really work with an Intel SSD and an OCZ SSD drive. Both are fantastic and screaming fast. It’s like going from a 486dx33 to a QuadCore Xeon. There are a few extra tips you take into consideration when you do go SSD. Make sure you’re running Windows 7 because of the SSD trim function support. There are so many little tweaks out there it’s not worth digging into the registry anymore. Use this free little app called SSD Tweak to optimize Windows 7 for your SSD.