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Make sure you have AHCI enabled in the BIOS on whatever port you are using for the drive. There are also some tweak guides (stickied in the appropriate subforum) on OCN to help prolong the life of your drive if that's something you're concerned about.

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I hear high IOPS are best for loading operating systems. In which case I'm hoping the OCZ Vertex 2 (50k iops) would be best judging by the recent problems Vertex 3 has been plagued with.
Vertex 3 problems arise from people installing the 2.06 firmware. My MaxIOPS version came with 2.02 and have caused me no problems.
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any links for some good deals?
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It's glorious, very glad I did...so...DO EEET ^_^

I will admit it'd be nice to have a larger one, but I dump a lot of stuff I don't deem priority on the velociraptor.
Just gonna wait until the 240GB+ ones aren't so flippin' expensive.
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any links for some good deals?
Check the for sale section here, otherwise sign up for Newegg's newsletters and watch for sales. I got the MaxIOPS drives for the same price as the Agility model, which is usually around $60 cheaper.
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At first I wasn't convinced of how fast an SSD actually is until I bought one for my desktop about a month ago. My weekend project is to migrate my laptop to the Micron C400 64GB. It's quick and I like it.
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