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120GB SSD: Patriot Wildfire vs. OCZ Vertex 3 Max IOPS

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Between these two SSDs, which is the superior product. I've heard that OCZ is the preferred, and often favored, partner of SandForce, meaning it will receive driver/firmware updates sooner than other partners. However, the Patriot Wildfire is proving a worthy contestant, judging by reviews.

I intend to use the SSD as a boot drive (Windows 7), while also installing frequently accessed programs on it.

So guys, OCZ Vertex 3 Max IOPS or Patriot Wildfire?
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The products are very similar. I'd be going with whichever ones appears to have the best customer and tech support behind it. In this case the max iops wins.
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I know you didn't mention this model, but I just bought one of these:



Here's my mini-review:

http://www.overclock.net/ssd/1078280...l#post14384816

Day 2 with this drive and no problems so far!
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Wait I thought the Corsair Force Series 3 SSDs got recalled due to frequent hardware failure...
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Wait I thought the Corsair Force Series 3 SSDs got recalled due to frequent hardware failure...
There was a recall. However, right now all the drives in the retail channels are the newer ones after the recall. No BSOD with mine so far. OCZ has been having similar problems with Vertex 3 drives.
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