Originally Posted by Lucky 13 SpeedShop
I purchased a M4 from them today myself. C300 will give slightly better performance for a boot drive with a larger IOPS rating, the M4 is faster on sequential reads otoh.
I just read your post here
. Please let me know how they compare when you get them in. Make a new topic, K?
I've heard that the reads on the M4 were better but the boots were faster on the C300. I've also heard the writes were were better on the M4 but the reads took a major hit compared to the C300. Just read all the reviews for the M4
; Some say it's much better while some are simply neutral, saying it's not better nor worse.
Every review says the writes are better on the M4 and I can believe it. Installing programs on the C300 is faster than my old Seagate 7200 but it's not lightning like I would have expected. Where it shines is in the reading and the boots. Lightning quick. I mean I can get into Windows in a minute or less and be online within a second of clicking the browser. Amazing!
I myself am using the C300 128GB under firmware 0006 and love it. It was $190, $45 cheaper than the M4 on the day it launched. I compared them by reviews and went with the C300. I just got it though so I need more time to test it out.
Just to let DaClownie
know, the actual space for mine is 119 GB. A 64 GB will actually be less than that so you should just expect to install Windows and program files on it. Some people install Windows and WoW on that little thing and I don't know how they do it! I have it installed in a P67 SATA 3 port and TRIM is working fine. Don't raid them because TRIM will be disabled and the SSD's performance will degrade over time.
They are sending 10% off discount coupons to customers who have made recent purchases. I would send mine to you but it's linked to my account. Sorry.
OH! But just make a new account and use NEWCUSTOMER10 at checkout and you'll get $10 off! YEAH!
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I'm no expert but I hope I helped. Edited by Deverica Wolf - 5/24/11 at 2:58am