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Poll Results: Vertex 3 Max IOPS or Force 3?

 
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    Vertex 3
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    Force 3
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post #11 of 23
I vote Agility 3 .
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post #12 of 23
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Originally Posted by DeathOfNames View Post
@CallsignVega: The info i just wrote should help explain the issue. In this
link you can see that Corsair states that the Force 3 uses asynchronous NAND.

Sorry to hear about the firmware issue. Hope you've availed yourself of the excellent support forum they have.
I was just curious as how corsair put up just as fast or faster specs as the Vertex 3 max iops yet the force 3 will be much slower? Hopefully there will be some force 3 reviews soon. I gotta do something though as my computer keeps crashing because of the Vertex 3 2.06 firmware.
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post #13 of 23
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Originally Posted by CallsignVega View Post
I was just curious as how corsair put up just as fast or faster specs as the Vertex 3 max iops yet the force 3 will be much slower? Hopefully there will be some force 3 reviews soon. I gotta do something though as my computer keeps crashing because of the Vertex 3 2.06 firmware.
Here we go.. got mine yesterday.. Asus P8P67 Pro. Drive installed to Intel SATA 6Gbps in AHCI. Latest Intel drivers. I would definitely get the Vertex 3 MAX IOPS if the price isn't an issue.





post #14 of 23
What the, 204 MB sequential? How could it be that slow? I guess I will be Ebaying the unopened drives lol.
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post #15 of 23
http://www.fudzilla.com/memory/item/...e-spec-on-ssds

Performance wise? Vertex 3 wins.

If you have a price limit though, then its a toss up between Agility 3 and Force 3, pretty much the same, just go for the cheaper one.
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post #16 of 23
skip both. revodrive 3 x2 is being demoed right now at computex.

1500 / 1200 mb speeds. TRIM is enabled too.
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skip both. revodrive 3 x2 is being demoed right now at computex.

1500 / 1200 mb speeds. TRIM is enabled too.
Is that a PCI-E slot drive? If so not really interested.
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post #18 of 23
Corsair did not release 4K random read information for this drive which is a dissapointment as that is what matters most.

Have you not considered a Crucial M4 or C300? According to the reviews they both beat the Vertex 3 when it comes to random read.
post #19 of 23
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Corsair did not release 4K random read information for this drive which is a dissapointment as that is what matters most.

Have you not considered a Crucial M4 or C300? According to the reviews they both beat the Vertex 3 when it comes to random read.
Aside from the fact that that is only one small aspect of the much bigger picture, I should point out that the original poster is looking at the MaxIOPS version - not the regular Vertex 3 that the reviews I've seen use. Even then the difference is very small. Has the C300 improved its performance drop when going to a smaller drive size? I know it used to be a large drop from the 240GB to the 120GB the original poster is considering as well. Just more things to consider...

I was lucky and got the Vertex 3 MaxIOPS drives on sale for $250 at Newegg.
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post #20 of 23
It seems this Corsair Force 3 isn´t that good...

http://www.kitguru.net/components/ss...gb-ssd-review/
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