This is the best computer hardware purchase I have made in a long time. I bought this SSD to have as a boot drive and to store most of the programs I run (accept games). Performance increase is RIDICULOUS! When my computer goes to the desk top ALL my background programs are running and in place. NO wait time for all those programs to load. They are ON as soon as the desktop appears. Shut down: Holy cow. After I choose "shut down" I reach out and turn off my monitor, push my office chair back, and (most of the time) before my butt leaves the seat, the computer is off. Amazing. Seriously. Best hardware purchase in a long time. Buy it!
Oh, BTW, Newegg has these on special now. Instead of $115 they are on sale for $110. (12/10/11)