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Originally Posted by amdcpu4life View Post
Nope, not yet. The tech isnt ready.

Way to expensive and you cant rely on them. My buddy Jacob from down the road has gone through 3 of them in 2 months. And just read the reviews on any of them, they all live a short life. Might go Raid-0 for a year then buy after they improve them more.
Now that's what I call a cool story bro. Such a riveting tale, I honestly copy and pasted it to word, saved on my hard drive, backed it up on a jump drive, drove to the bank, put the jump drive in the safe deposit box, and will leave it there until my kids turn about 12 (when they can actually state their age, and ask what it is I'm showing them), when I will pick it up, put it in an old USB drive reader and relay this cool story to them and tell them, "kids, this is what a cool story should look and sound like...not like the stories your generation tells.
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post #52 of 144
I feel like this thread should not have happened.
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post #53 of 144
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Originally Posted by 996gt2 View Post
I've had my X-25V for over 2 years now without a single problem. I've had my X-25M G2 for about a year, also without any problems.

Most of the problematic SSDs today are using Sandforce controllers. Stick with Intel and you're good to go.
Now that would have been really nice advice if it wasn't for the last gen Intels
post #54 of 144
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SSDs aren't worth it to be honest. Only on OSX did I find a performance difference.
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post #55 of 144
I have a crucial ssd for 6 months now and no issue yet.
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post #56 of 144
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Now that would have been really nice advice if it wasn't for the last gen Intels
What I meant to say was:

Stick with an Intel SSD that uses an actual Intel controller (not Marvell, like the 510) and you're good to go.
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post #57 of 144
So you know, I won't be buying a Ferrari, tech isn't ready yet.
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post #58 of 144
My 128GB Crucial M225 is one of the best investments I've ever made, in terms of overall speed. 8 months and it's still going, for only $128.
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post #59 of 144
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Originally Posted by 996gt2 View Post
What I meant to say was:

Stick with an Intel SSD that uses an actual Intel controller (not Marvell, like the 510) and you're good to go.
Actually, the X25-M had a firmware bug a few years ago as well.
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I feel like this thread should not have happened.
Hahaha yes
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