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post #11 of 28
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Originally Posted by Chris13002 View Post
I had my two OCZ drives for almost 3 years... Couldn't be happier and NO ISSUES other than speed degration without TRIM which isn't noticable. There have been firmware updates that have been steadily increasing performance that I had to install but I am happy with OCZ so far... And each of my 30GB OCZ drives costed me $150...
Your drives only came out around May of 2009 around when my SSD came out but that's great you have had no issues just like mine

EDIT: By the way...besides some speed degradation (which I also don't notice) I haven't changed my firmware since the beginning of 2010.
Edited by Shadowclock - 7/29/11 at 12:36pm
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post #12 of 28
I agree with people saying there really aren't problems. Only real "problem" I see with any, are price, and low GB count of the cheaper drives. Not counting weird freakish glitches on the newest of the new drives, of which are usually sorted within a week or two.
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post #13 of 28
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Ill give it a shot then, Im going to get at least a 120gb because Im wanting to have my OS/games on it.
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post #14 of 28
I'm rocking a 120gb and I think the size is perfect. Fits many games at the same time and you can still transfer the ones you dont play anymore to a HDD.
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Ill give it a shot then, Im going to get at least a 120gb because Im wanting to have my OS/games on it.
good call, i have a 128gb and have win 7 64, office 2010 pro, SC2, Black Ops, LFD2, TF2 and I still have 50gb free for more games.
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post #16 of 28
If you can afford it why the heck not.
post #17 of 28
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Ill give it a shot then, Im going to get at least a 120gb because Im wanting to have my OS/games on it.
One thing you might think about is making the hdd you have now a storage drive and if you have a lot of games & Steam games,You can direct there installation to that storage drive.
http://www.overclock.net/ssd/664738-...secondary.html
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post #18 of 28
I have had my SSD for sometime now ant it runs like a champ. You have to compare the good stories to the bad stories. The problem is that most people don't post good stories for the most part, just the bad ones. But upgrading to a ssd is something that I recommend only if you have the money. You do not get any more performance out of your computer with games or anything like that, but your system runs a little quicker with opening programs and starting up your system. I have all my basic programs on my SSD along with cs4, but my games are on my HHD.
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post #19 of 28
The SSDs with issues are the ones with the new SF-2281 controller. As long as you avoid that you should be ok. Intel and Crucial do not use it.
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post #20 of 28
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What are your thoughts on this drive?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820233191
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