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OCZ Agility Series 2 VS OCZ Vertex 2?

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I have both drives and i want to use the better one in my desktop and the other one in my desktop.

I looked here: http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Produ...74.75.67.66.65

And it looks like they are very close to each other but the Agility 2 suffers in
Desktop Iometer - 4KB Random Write (4K Aligned) - 8GB LBA Space

Now i don't know what that means though...

Im already using the Vertex 2 in my laptop and i wonder would it be worth it switching the vertex to my desktop? (I havent gotten the agility yet... just ordered)
    
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Chances are the Vertex is slightly better. I believe OCZ limited the IOPS on the Agility series.
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I'd be willing to bet you wouldn't be able to tell the difference. You should just use the agility in the desktop, less work than switching everything over.
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I'd be willing to bet you wouldn't be able to tell the difference. You should just use the agility in the desktop, less work than switching everything over.
Yea that's what i was thinking.

What are IOPS though? its MUCH lower than the Vertex and im not sure what that means.

And yea i would like to not have to switch everything over.
    
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Yea that's what i was thinking.

What are IOPS though? its MUCH lower than the Vertex and im not sure what that means.

And yea i would like to not have to switch everything over.
http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/I/IOPS.html

Going by the definition, it's the amount of operations the drive can perform per second. I'm far from an expert on SSDs, so I can't say how much practical difference 10K vs 50K makes. However, I'd lean toward agreeing with Methos.
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Ok that makes sense now. But i don't know how much of a real world difference that would make.. anyone know?
    
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I'd use the Vertex2 in whichever system you want to be slightly faster. They are both good SSDs either way.
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alright im just going with the Agility 2 in the desktop and whenver i reload both PC's (probably windows 8 time) i will swap it. Might as well.
    
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