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Is it any good? Is it reliable? Appreciation and e-cookies will be given out.
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It is not a "current gen" SSD, however if the price is right you should jump on it as it is still amazingly fast. It is good and reliable both. Performance will be roughly half of a "current gen" Vertex 3, however the Vertex 3 will require Sata 3 and will be pricier.
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Yup. I have it. Same thing as an OCZ Vertex 2, basically. SandForce 1200 series controller, your typical 255MB/s read (or whatever it was), etc. drive.
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Yep, its at $205 now, $30 more than the C300. I really like Mushkin so I'm thinking this is a good buy?
I just a good reliable SSD. Is Mushkin reliable? Assuming the SSD is really 34nm like the say, then I hope it is.
Oh BTW the read/writes (seq.) are 285/275
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Yep, its at $205 now, $30 more than the C300. I really like Mushkin so I'm thinking this is a good buy?
I just a good reliable SSD. Is Mushkin reliable? Assuming the SSD is really 34nm like the say, then I hope it is.
Mushkin is reliable..the drive has gotten great reviews between Newegg and Amazon..seems to be holding up quite well.

I would agree it is a good buy if you can get it significantly cheaper than current gen SSDs because the "real world" performance difference between this gen and last gen is pretty small..the benchmark difference, however, is pretty big.
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I'm not a benchmark type of guy. I want to save money and use it elsewhere. Thanks for the help.
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