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Poll Results: Crucial M4 128GB vs Corsair Force 3 120GB

Poll expired: Jul 27, 2011  
  • 66% (6)
    Crucial M4 128GB
  • 33% (3)
    Corsair Force 3 120GB
9 Total Votes  
post #11 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by R. Smith View Post
Well, from the sources I can buy from the Crucial M4 is £11 ($18) more expensive.
ah, that changes things. corsair it is then lol
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post #12 of 17
Thread Starter 
Looks like we got ourselves a showdown.

Corsair Force 3 120GB VERSUS Crucial M4 128GB!

FIGHT!
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post #13 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by R. Smith View Post
Any reason that the M4 is better than the Corsair Force3?

The Force3 apparently has a higher read/write speed?
It does, but the random reads on the M4 are generally faster. You will find random reads most useful when it comes loading things like games, maps and other cpu heavy applications.

The 80K IOPS advertised on the Corsair Force 3 are actually write IOPS, and thats where the Corsair one completely dominates the Crucial M4. Personally, I don't find write speeds as useful as read speeds, since write speeds do not affect loading data speeds. It's kind of an advertising thing imo when it's got 80K-85K IOPS and that you gotta buy them.

I would personally go for the M4 if you just want to save some money and not get any stability or reliability problems, as Crucial make some of most well reputed SSDs - they should be better all-round, but with less power in the write speeds department.
Edited by Darco19 - 7/26/11 at 5:30am
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post #14 of 17
M4 is nice.
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post #15 of 17
Thread Starter 
Looks like the M4 is the more popular choice.
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post #16 of 17
they are all good ssds, i just have experience with the m4. not like you'd actually notice the extra .75 seconds it takes to load BFBC2 ior the added second to ur posting time f you got the force lol. My 64 gb m4's post in 11 seconds, and moved games relatively quickly as well(did not time myself lol). just go with a relaible ssd that u have access to thats in ur price point
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post #17 of 17
OOT... Does this scan.co.uk ship international order?
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