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post #11 of 28
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Wait - another question
How is this one?
http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0343339

Or even this one
http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0364541

Whats better? are these good drives?
    
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Wait - another question
How is this one?
http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0343339

Or even this one
http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0364541

Whats better? are these good drives?
The Corsair Force series use the Sandforce controller, which is the same controller that the Vertex series use, as well as many other brands.

The Crucial M4 is newer than the C300, but not better in every area, they each have their own strengths and weaknesses.
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post #13 of 28
In my opinion the 40GB Corsair is too small. Go for the C300. The M4 improves upon the C300 writes, but in your case I wouldn't pay a premium for it over the C300, unless the price difference is very small (<$10).
post #14 of 28
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Well the problem is MicroCenter dosen't have a C300. So what is the suitable replacement?
    
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post #15 of 28
Crucial SSDs are very solid. Get C300 or m4, whichever is cheaper. The difference is minor.
post #16 of 28
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how about the corsair one?
http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0343339
Is it reliable? Decent speed? if not then il get the m4 for 30 bucks more.

I can't get a c300 at that store so thats out i guess.
    
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post #17 of 28
Although if you do get the C300, remember it's a SATA3 SSD so you might slightly bottleneck it by using it in a SATA2 port. Unless you have a SATA3 port in your laptop, I would get either a Vertex 2 or a Corsair Force (both use the same controller = same performance).

http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0339459 60GB for 109,99$ with a MIR of 20$ = 89,99$ for 60GB, best bang for the buck IMO. MIRs are usually easy to go through with Corsair too. Forget what I said, it's OCZ, but it still shouldn't be a problem.
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post #18 of 28
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I honestly have no idea if its sata3 its an acer aspire 7741g.
    
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Considering it has an i3-330M which is a 1st gen core processor, it's probably only SATA2, so get the vertex 2 because an M4 is way faster but it would be limited by the SATA2 and would probably perform the same.
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post #20 of 28
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Eh mines the Core i5 460m and the 5650 GPU, but its still a first gen.

So, here is the vertex, its 10 bucks more than the Corsiar
http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0339459

This is good?
    
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