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I'm thinking about buying the M4 and using that for my OS and using my C300 for games. Is this a good idea? Which SSD is better?

The C300 is an older model, but its still worth more than the M4 with higher read/writes. Does anyone know why this is?

Thanks & +rep for helpful input.
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you should actually use c300 for your OS since it's better for boot time than the m4. and then use the m4 for games

http://forum.crucial.com/t5/Solid-St...300/td-p/44608
http://forums.crucial.com/t5/Solid-S...-M4/td-p/55100
http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...0-vs-Falcon-II

honestly, the c300 looks better overall.
    
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Originally Posted by stupidcha View Post
you should actually use c300 for your OS since it's better for boot time than the m4. and then use the m4 for games

http://forum.crucial.com/t5/Solid-St...300/td-p/44608
http://forums.crucial.com/t5/Solid-S...-M4/td-p/55100
http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...0-vs-Falcon-II

honestly, the c300 looks better overall.
Why thank you my good man. +rep
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no problem

i wish i had enough money to buy that crucial m4. ><
    
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I know I love my c300! cant go wrong
 
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1Well I baught the M4 anyways. Won't hurt having 2 SSD's in my beast.
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C300 Marvell Controller + 34nm IMFT NAND
M4 Marvell Controller + 25nm IMFT NAND
C300 has faster random read speed and longer life expectancy
M4 has faster sequential read and write.

Each has its pros and cons... I think if you can find a C300 for cheap, it is the best way to go because they are being discontinued.
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C300 is the best overall. Better 4k speeds which is the extreme majority of the files that are going to be read/written. More reliable since it uses a 34nm NAND.

To be honest, I don't really know why Crucial made the M4, but what ever.
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M4=cost reduced C300.
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