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Well whats up guys. I plan on buying a SSD on Tuesday and was planning on getting a 120g version. My situation is this will be my 1st SSD and other than reading a butt load of reviews Im still alittle confused. Basically my budget is $300 or less and really dont need one any bigger. Ive been really struggling between speed, realiabilty and storage size. So i guess what Im looking for really is for some of my OCN bro to help me out in choosing one.
THX IN ADVANCE for your help
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Get a SATA 3.

i personally use the ocz agility 3 which is perfect so far but i just built another system for my friend and after checking which ssd is the best choice, i found that the crucial were the more reliable, and even if the speed advertised on the crucial M4 were slower than the one of my ocz, i didn't see any difference between the M4 and the agility 3(and i tested both on a Sata 3 mobo don't worry). Didn't bench though so can't tell which one is better but i didn't see any.

So IMO crucial ssd is a good choice.
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If you're worried about speed, and storage while keeping less than 300... Raid0(any SSDs really) smaller drives and you can match any higher priced drives... i.e intel, etc
 
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post #4 of 12
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Originally Posted by Blindrage606 View Post
If you're worried about speed, and storage while keeping less than 300... Raid0(any SSDs really) smaller drives and you can match any higher priced drives... i.e intel, etc
So I'm guessing that the. Intel 510and m4 would be my best bet. And if so which one is better
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post #5 of 12
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Originally Posted by begjr2 View Post
So I'm guessing that the. Intel 510and m4 would be my best bet. And if so which one is better
I agree those two brands seem to be the most reliable. I would say you can't go wrong with either. M4 gets my vote because I love my c300.
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post #6 of 12
Right now,the newest sata 3 sandforce drives,and the intel drives are having some pretty bad issues.
I would suggest an agility 3 myself but you may want something like the m4.
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post #7 of 12
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Man this really sucks hard to pick something I really dont have a clue about.
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post #8 of 12
i love my ocz agility 2 120 gig

get the ocz agility3 120 gig - u will not be upset
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post #9 of 12
Go with the Crucial m4. Almost as reliable as Intel and cheaper.

The ocz sandforce line of vertex 3, agility 3 and solid 3 are still having issues. Even though I own one, I recommend staying away at this point.
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post #10 of 12
IMO crucial . The C300 is awesome and i have heard the M4 is too!
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