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since ocz has so many issues i need a 2nd/3rd ssd to choose between

post #1 of 21
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i know the vertex 3 has better read/write times then the competition but i dont know if the potential RMA fest is worth it

would someone suggest some good 120gig ssd for me that dont have these problems but have similar specs to the vertex 3

also note my mobo is a p8-67-m pro which i think only has 1 sata 3 slot so if i was forced to use a sata 2 slot wouldnt that mean its pointless to get a ssd thats a vertex 3 or similar to its performance because i heard sata 2 marvel gives less performance with ssd

please advise thanks
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post #2 of 21
I love my corsair C300. The reviews on the newer corsair seem pretty good as well. i would look at those.
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post #3 of 21
crucial m4 gets my vote

write times aren't that good though
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post #4 of 21
I went with an Intel drive for the same reasons.. reliability. Not the fastest drive around, but plenty fast enough.

If you -must- have similar specs to the V3, your only options are going to be another 2nd gen SF drive, Crucial M4 or Intel 510.

Oh, and your P67 board has 2 SATA 6gb/s ports. Non-marvell ports that is. Those 2 are provided by the P67 chip set.
Edited by pursuinginsanity - 6/4/11 at 11:12am
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post #5 of 21
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the write times are pretty bad on the m4 tho and the write times are just not comparable to the ocz ones


whats the dif between agility and the non agility ocz ssd?
Edited by eosgreen - 6/4/11 at 10:10am
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post #6 of 21
I vote for Crucial. Write is not so important. It's the reads that matter. Since you only copy something to the drive once (install game or windows). And then you mostly read it again and again.
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I've had no problems with my OCZ Vertex II so perhaps the problems are a little overblown?
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Yeah write doesn't matter much I still have two "old" intel x-25ms that struggle to keep 20mb/s write speeds.. one in my HTPC and one in my laptop. They still start up very fast (around the same time as my vertex 3) and don't struggle in anything other than installing windows updates or something.
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post #9 of 21
Corsair Force 3 great speeds cheaper than the V3

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-181-_-Product
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Originally Posted by racer86 View Post
Corsair Force 3 great speeds cheaper than the V3

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-181-_-Product
..But it's practically the same drive. ..And it's out of stock.

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Originally Posted by Farmer Boe View Post
I've had no problems with my OCZ Vertex II so perhaps the problems are a little overblown?
Yes. Because you've never had any problems with it, the problems must be overblown. That makes no sense. Reminds me of all the people that defend driver problems with "must be PEBCAC"

OP: If you're interested in the Crucial, I'd look at the Intel 510. Same controller, with Intel reliability.
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