SSD Hard drive on laptop for running virtual machines (VMWare). Is it useful much?

Im looking for SSD hard drive for the laptop to be running the virtual machines somehow faster.

Does it really gives performance for that case?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Most definetely, the speed of read and write of an SSD, with increased IOPS significantly boosts performance of VMware Workstation 8.0 Virtual Machines.

We use OCZ and Corsair SSDs in our Laptops, just for the virtual machines.
Malchik3Author Commented:
So does it means that lets say performance will rise for how much...

I mean does the virtual machines slowing down each other bcz of hard drive is just 5400 rpm in ordinary laptops that much?
coz virtual machines are not affecting on my RAM memory (8 gb 1333mhz kingston) and not really affecting on CPU so far and not to disk space (500 gb).
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
for any virtual machine on any platform, requires a very fast datastore, on servers we use many disks to stripe the virtual disk across multiple disks for good read and write performance.

SSDs provide inexpensive storage, to boost speed of access read and write for virtual machines.
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
If you are going to run 1 single virtual machine, there little benefit, but if you are going to run more than one, there is a performance benefit.

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Malchik3Author Commented:
Secret of maximum performance for many virtual machines on one laptop!
Malchik3Author Commented:
bcz even i have to keep security but still i need to make my work with drawing and poetry. i have to keep different genres of art in each virtual machine and make an image of particular art style collection in separate machine so that i dont mix my art in one bucket...
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