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ocz vertex 2e 60gb vs ocz agility 3 60gb

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hi

im buying a ssd for my laptop and its between these 2

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/225415

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/268239

which 1 should i buy

thanks in advance
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post #2 of 5
OCZ agility 3 is much faster since it uses a SATA III connection for much higher read/write speeds as opposed to the vertex 2's SATA II, but I'm not sure if laptops thesedays have native support for SATA III.
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Posted over and over again the last couple days, the Agility 3 and Vertex 3 are to be avoided right now. Any SSD with an SF-2000 controller is a dicey situation until they figure out what's going on with the BSODs and BIOS problems. Corsair has recalled the Force 3, and OCZ keeps chasing it's tail trying to find the culprit for their issues.
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The Agility 3 is definitely faster in sequential read and writes, but it's really the IOPS that determine the performance of an SSD. I'd get the Vertex 2.
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post #5 of 5
I'd get Crucial C300 for awesome random read speeds for laptop. Unless you've got Mac. Saw a few threads on Crucial forums about freezing issues on Macs with Crucial drives.
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