Whenever i’m grinding Surge, or some other fast activity, sometimes… I literally can’t load out of the game fast enough to customize, or anything. I’m just forced in a double-loading screen, I wish there was some kind of grace period to be able to upgrade, and customize cards.
One X + half decent SSD.
Just ask the host nicely for a second in the lobby to sort your cards. I get asked that all the time since I run an X +SSD, and I’m always happy to oblige.
I can’t remember the exact time difference between loading times for a hdd and a ssd. If I recall correctly it’s 30-45s difference.
Honestly it might be worth it to drop $40 on a small ssd. I feel they are well worth the upgrade.
I run a one x though, so the time advantage for the OG may not be as substantial.
As a side note I was doing a little research on nvme ssd drives today. Was thinking I could take an internal drive, use an external enclosure, and reduce loading times even further.
I was wrong. The usb becomes the bottle neck. No advantage when using a nvme currently.
Point being any ssd seams to give the advantage in load times without a discernible difference among types.