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Comparing Corsair SSDs...worth the extra $100?

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There's isnt much difference that I can see between these two but if someone with a little more knowledge can help explain why one is $100 more than the other I'd greatly appreciate it

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820233181

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820233191
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seems like the only difference is the 85,000 IOPS and double the MTBF on the GT
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the only difference that i see is its red, and 5mb faster Sustained Sequential Read/Write speeds and 1,000,000 more hours. imo not worth it. Save that 100 bucks
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That's all I saw too. Thanks guys. Most likely will be just be going with the cheaper one then.
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Not entirely true. The main difference is the Force GT is using Synchronous NAND while the Force 3 is using Asynchronous NAND. Async is cheaper, while performing similarily EXCEPT for incompressible data. Synchronous NAND outperforms Async 50-100% better on incompressible data, while also being more durable.

Here's a great review of the latest and greatest 6 SATA III SSD's. The force 3 hangs in with the Force GT for most of it, but you can see it falling behind on uncompressible data.

http://hothardware.com/Reviews/SATA-...triot-Crucial/
    
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