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my Samsung spinpoint 7200 crapped out hard last night and I am looking for a new primary drive. I have a 2nd 1.5 TB drive for storage so thats not a big deal but I do play some games so I think a 64g might be a little too small. How are the A-DATA drives other than the s599 everyone likes, I cant help but take notice to this one Linky on newegg due to the price, but no reviews kind of scares me. I have had one of their flash drives before and I must say for the price it lasted a long time and worked great, I lost it before it broke.
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Well I pulled the trigger on it, wish me luck.
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Looks like a good value. It will probably be a good upgrade/replacement.
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post #4 of 17
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Everywhere else I looked it was priced comparable to other 128g drives but the egg had a great price on it so hopefully it will be a good drive, what scares me is the lack of info on the drive, not listed anywhere including the mfg site.
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I noticed that as well. Is it new or something? I think it should outperform a mechanical drive no matter what though, and 128G is a plus. You could be the first to review it here.
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IDK how good my review will be as this will be my first SSD, but now reading through all of the setup things to get this working as a boot drive for win7 I am kind of scared its going to be a big ole pain.
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Originally Posted by PLeXuS4200 View Post
Well I pulled the trigger on it, wish me luck.
I bought a 64GB S596 Turbo for a friend a year ago, it still works great.

Good luck.
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I bought a 64GB S596 Turbo for a friend a year ago, it still works great.

Good luck.
I have the 32GB version. Not the fastest write speeds (60MB/s) but it does the job for an OS drive. Anything on it is speedy.
post #9 of 17
Bit-tech did a review of that SSD:
http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/sto...-usb3-review/1

Seems pretty solid.

Setting up a SSD as a boot drive in W7 is super easy, nothing to it.
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Bit-tech did a review of that SSD:
http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/sto...-usb3-review/1

Seems pretty solid.

Setting up a SSD as a boot drive in W7 is super easy, nothing to it.
Yep. You won't even have to align the drive manually, I've tested this a few times installing windows
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