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Thinking about buying this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820139415 Its really only about 60 bucks since its 69.99 after MIR and I have a 10% off code.

Would you guys rather get that kingston or should I get a Crucial m4?http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-441-_-Product

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Definitely get the M4 - the Kingston drive is a fairly old drive (thus the huge MIR) - and the M4 is by and far faster and superior in drive tech.
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yeah M4 for sure
    
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M4, or pick something used up.
    
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m4 or even a used c300
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post #6 of 9
Grab the m4, hands down.

You won't regret it.
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Thanks guys Looks like i'll be getting the M4 within the next couple days.

Is the c300 even that much better than the m4 though?
 
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Thanks guys Looks like i'll be getting the M4 within the next couple days.

Is the c300 even that much better than the m4 though?
C300 has better random read speeds, which is what is important for running OS (access to many small files). m4 has better sequential speeds - faster transfer of big files. Now, I really don't get people who actually care about sequential speeds...
post #9 of 9
+1 on the M4 or C300. The Kingston is a good drive (reliable) but very slow in comparison.
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