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How reliable are SSD's compared to normal HDD's? Also, what are the leading-quality SSD manufacturers out on the market? I know Intel is one of them, but what are some others? and which should I avoid?
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SSDs are inherently more reliable. They have no moving parts.
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The fastest out right now is the OCZ Vertex 3 and the Intel x25M 510 serries. Here is a link that should help you out a little more.

http://www.harddrivebenchmark.net/high_end_drives.html
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They are all much more reliable than standard hard drives because there are no moving parts. I would highly recommend the Crucial C300. I haven't heard many people ever complain of failure from them. Every now and then, you can find a sale for them on Amazon or Newegg for $200 for the 128gb one.
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