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Which SSD to buy? [Poll]

Poll Results: Which SSD to buy?

Poll expired: May 30, 2011  
  • 18% (6)
    Solid 3 60GB
  • 46% (15)
    Crucial C300 64GB
  • 12% (4)
    Mushkin Enhanced Callisto DX2 80GB
  • 21% (7)
    others, please state
32 Total Votes  
post #1 of 12
Thread Starter 
I'm really torn between which one to buy. My first choice was the OCZ Solid 3 60GB, but others have suggested the Crucial C300, Mushkin Enhanced Callisto DX2, and the OCZ Vertex series.

OCZ Solid 3 60GB - $115: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...-728-_-Product

Crucial C300 64GB - 115-140: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...-357-_-Product
and
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...-361-_-Product

Mushkin Enhanced Callisto DX2 - $150:http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...-205-_-Product


I would really like to avoid the Vertex series due to their high DOA rate.
My price range would be under $150.
Edited by -Allen- - 5/26/11 at 4:28pm
    
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post #2 of 12
C300 / Callisto = Previous-gen
M4 / Vertex 3 = Next-gen
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post #3 of 12
How much are you looking to spend?
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post #4 of 12
i really like the ocz revodrives, granted you get a good deal like i did and have a pcie _x slot available.
post #5 of 12
tough call, but i think i would go with the ocz solid 3, if it is really attaining those speeds. Then it is no contest
btw, you forgot the poll, lol
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post #6 of 12
The Callisto is going to be a lot better quality and have a longer life.
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post #7 of 12
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mithrandir8 View Post
How much are you looking to spend?
under $150
    
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post #8 of 12
The OCZ Solid has horrible random performance. Crucial M4 or, if that's too expensive, a C300. Don't know the Mushkins.
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post #9 of 12
Other:
This is a great drive:http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0351760
There the ones I'm using And all they are,Are rebranded Adata S599 SSD's:http://www.adatausa.com/index.php?ac...&cid=3&piid=33
Pretty speedy drives.
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post #10 of 12
I just got my Crucial C300 64GB off the newegg deal 3 days ago and I love it! Windows 7 installed in a little under 10 minutes so at the very start I was blown away

For only $97 dollars after tax / shipping it was a great buy.
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