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Is a 512Gb m.2 SSD worth it? or get a better GPU? (1070)

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I saw a 512GB M.2 NVME SSD Lite-On CX2 NVME ssd for 140$ in my country (SSDS are expensive here), and im wondering if it's worth it to upgrade from a 220GB SSD to a 512, and use the 220 one for games and such. I currently own a 1Tb SSD for storage and the 220 as the main boot drive with the one game i play most on. Would it be better to upgrade my gpu (GTX 770) to a 1070 by saving up a bit instead of buying this SSD?

My Specs:
i5 4690k (no oc, stock cooler)
Msi z97 Gaming 5
Adata 220GB SSD
WD 1TB HDD
Gtx 770
2x random 4GB memory, and 2X 4GB PNY 1866MHZ DDR3 memory
ASUS 144HZ 1080P monitor
Evga 850W G2
Reply to TheMine98
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    SSDs do not improve gameplay, just loading (a few seconds for games). But going from a SSD to M.2 will not see any true improvement. Save that money and use it to get yourself a 1070, and then you will see improvements. But are you using 2 different brands of RAM?
    Reply to Herc08
  2. It's a personal decision. Is storage a big problem for you? Buying the M.2 will give you some room but I feel a GPU is a better upgrade. Do some cleaning up of old games, files, etc.
    Reply to jfkeenan
  3. Since you already have OS on SSD, new GPU is better option here.
    Reply to DRagor
  4. Going from a GTX 770 to 1070 should be a large increase gaming wise even at 1080p since you have a 144hz monitor.
    Reply to ikaz
  5. I have to agree with the others who are posting. Clean up any clutter on the existing SSD. Even then, you're just affecting load times.

    The 1070 will have a significantly greater impact in your gaming experience, so I will suggest getting the 1070 instead of the SSD upgrade.
    Reply to King_V
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