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Please, Im totally new to ssd's, could anyone recommend me a good, reliable, fast drive? my budge is ~$300.

Thank you.
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post #2 of 11
Vertex 3 128Gb.

I'd personally go with 2 smaller drives and RAID but that's just me biggrin.gif

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What capacity do you need?
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post #4 of 11
Vertex 3 is 120GB
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post #5 of 11
Whatever dude, all I know is it's pure awesomeness.
post #6 of 11
Thread Starter 
ok so +1 for vertex 3... any other to compare to? I have heard about intel 510 series something like it?

Also I'm looking for a size of ~120gb

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post #7 of 11
Well the main ones are the vertex 2e/3 the C300 and the intel series, but the intel ones are rather expensive.

I've got a C300 and I love it, but i'll be honest, I wish I got a vertex 2.

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post #8 of 11
The new Crucials are out (the 128Gb ones) M4
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post #9 of 11
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820227714&Tpk=Vertex%203%20IOPS

Crucials drives are nice but for multimedia, gaming and multi-tasking OCZ's drives roll right past them or edge them out. Here's the new IOPS Vertex 3.
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post #10 of 11
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Originally Posted by amstech;13418047 
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820227714&Tpk=Vertex%203%20IOPS

Crucials drives are nice but for multimedia, gaming and multi-tasking OCZ's drives roll right past them or edge them out. Here's the new IOPS Vertex 3.

What's the difference between this one and the one compuman145 post?

Also compuman145 you said intel ones are rather expensive, but does are going for a higher price than the intel. So would you stick with the OCZ or you would get an intel?

I want something nice, but first of all something that would not get me headaches. Tired of troubleshooting more than enjoying it. =/
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