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so i was just perusing more benchmarks and this Patriot Wildfire 120 Gb http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820220599

looks amazing stats wise, anyone heard anything about em?
It's equal to the Vertex 3 max iops.

However, anything using the newest Sandforce controller should be crossed off your list. Way too many people having problems. Just visit the ocz or corsair support forums or even easier, just search this forum.

Crucial M4 is your best bet at this point.
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in that case, what about the Crucial C300 vs the M4?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820148361
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in that case, what about the Crucial C300 vs the M4?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820148361
Both of those Crucial drives are very reliable. The m4 is basically a tweaked c300. I'd go with the m4 myself though.
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post #14 of 23
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cool, m4 for sure now. and last question, is there that much of a real life improvement in speed with a 128 vs a 64?
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cool, m4 for sure now. and last question, is there that much of a real life improvement in speed with a 128 vs a 64?
Both will feel fast. You'd literally have to have them run the same tasks side by side to notice the difference.

I'd go with the 128gb version though.
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post #16 of 23
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Both of those Crucial drives are very reliable. The m4 is basically a tweaked c300. I'd go with the m4 myself though.

These crucial drives looks slower compared to the Vertex 3 and Intel 510
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These crucial drives looks slower compared to the Vertex 3 and Intel 510
They are slower yes. But the Vertex 3 is simply not reliable and the M4 is quite a bit cheaper than the 510 in 128gb form.
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post #18 of 23
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so 128 gb m4 it is. woo woo
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post #19 of 23
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oo actually, the 510 is only $18 more than the m4 after rebate, should i go with that instead then?? cuz ive heard the 510 is really good and generally intel is good with the reliability.
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post #20 of 23
there both great on reliability tbh. Comes down to personal preference and if you want to deal with rebates. I personally own a Force 3 120 gb and a crucial m4. I've already had to rma the force 3 once due to bsod, but the crucial has been working fine and great. When loading the same game on both drives. Load time differences were minimal.
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