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Originally Posted by Ikrin View Post
I understand that was the point of the article, but to suggest that there was any relevance in speaking of market prices on a drive that is clearly slower than other drives on SATAIII, not even the drive of focus in the article, and of an exorbitant cost compared to better performing drives, seemed totally pointless. Why would they simply purchase an expensive drive for the sake of making such a reference?
Because they are comparing the same Samsung MAX controller. They are interested in seeing if the NAND config/form factor has an impact on performance.
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