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post #1 of 21
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I was thinking about getting rid of my sound card and throwing this in there. Should i get a regular ssd or get the revodrive? Obvisouly the revodrive wins in speed but i can get this for the same price and an extra 10Gb of space. Its about the same specs.
Option 1: loose the soundcard, make some extra $$$ and buy the Revodrive
Option 2:Keep the sound card and get a bigger hit from loosing more money but buy the corsair. Any thoughts guys?
post #2 of 21
Option 1 and get the corsair force gt

Ocz are having firmware problems at the moment
post #3 of 21
I would say get a cruical M4, Corsiar had to re-call some of their SSDs.
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post #4 of 21
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Originally Posted by ryanbob1234 View Post
Option 1 and get the corsair force gt

Ocz are having firmware problems at the moment
so should i wait a bit longer for the recalls and firmware problems to get solved or just jump on the bandwagon and hold on from there?
post #5 of 21
Tbh you should be fine just to buy one just dont do any updates on it untill you hear the all clear

If it was as bad as "some" people make out they would pull it out
post #6 of 21
I would really say get a cruical M4. Most of the new sandforce drives have a bug and intels new SSD also have a bug.
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post #7 of 21
Read:415 MB/s
Write:175 MB/s
For the m4

Read: Up to 530 MB/s
Write: Up to 435 MB/s
for the OCZ Revo

post #8 of 21
I'd say the Crucial M4 is about the only choice for a performance SSD right now.

The RevoDrives in particular (apparently) suffer from some compatibility issues with certain motherboards.
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post #9 of 21
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im guessing i will just wait a couple of weeks and if the problems with the revo is fixed i will get the revodrive. If not i will see if i can get the Crucial M4's in raid 0..
post #10 of 21
Good thinking
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