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Hello,

I want to upgrade my system by buying and SSD but I need some help what to pick.

Requirements:
Stable -> I don't want 5 dead drives in a year like I heard from some people using a Vertex2
120gb(90gb-180gb would also be acceptable)
Newest Gen

The Corsair force sreies 3 120gb looks very good but I didn't find any review about it

Max Budged: 200euro (=290$, BUT eg corsair force series 3 120gb costs 180 euro(=260$) here and it's 210$@newegg )
    
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I've been shopping for a SATA3 SSD for a while too. The Corsair Force series 3 would be my choice. The Intel drives are also fantastic but pricey.

The Corsairs use the new Sandforce controller which is the best of the (decent budget) best at the moment.

In terms of reviews, take a look at this thread. It's all I could find.

Enjoy your speedy boot when it happens!
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OCZ agility 3 would also be a good choice in my opinion
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OCZ agility 3 would also be a good choice in my opinion
The SandForce drives are the absolute worst choice right now. Corsair has recalled the Force 3 drives. OCZ hasn't followed suit yet. They're still blaming users. That may change soon.

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how are the new force 3 drives after the recall?
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yes, stay away from OCZ and any Sandforce based SSD

EDIT: my suggestion is either Intel 320 or Crucial C300
Edited by LXXIII - 6/21/11 at 9:25pm
     
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post #7 of 9
guys I have a old hard drive!! Do i need to buy 2 SSDs or 1 !? I mean with one can i get good performance?!
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guys I have a old hard drive!! Do i need to buy 2 SSDs or 1 !? I mean with one can i get good performance?!
1 is more than enough!
post #9 of 9
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820227729

my recommendation, I love it and im running it under 6Gbps, speeds are great and haven't had a single problem thus far
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