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I am in the market to toss an ssd into my gaming rig. Right now it's just using standard drives. I have so many drives that there are literally 2tb ones sitting empty, lol. So I don't mind going with a smaller 64gb ssd since I have so much storage space already. I was originally looking at OCZ but changed my mind. Was wondering if these are any good? For the price, they're really tempting:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820139415
    
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post #2 of 15
I would actually opt for this drive:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820233194

Or even this:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820227542
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post #3 of 15
I believe the M4 is often suggested around here?
Someone correct me if I'm wrong.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820148441
post #4 of 15
As Mr Plow said, the Crucial M4 @ 64gb is what you want if you're going with that small a drive.

The Corsair drive that was "recommended" above has the same Sandforce controller problems that the OCZ drives have. Stay away.
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post #5 of 15
I would go with that M4
post #6 of 15
that is a great drive. people are forgetting to look at how much it is after rebate lol comes out to about $1 per GB
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post #7 of 15
I'd suggest the Crucial M4, or Patriot and Kingston just came out with newer and even faster SSD's:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820220602

The patriot pyro is a lot faster than the M4 especially in write speeds.
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post #8 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jov4nTh3Yu9o View Post
I'd suggest the Crucial M4, or Patriot and Kingston just came out with newer and even faster SSD's:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820220602

The patriot pyro is a lot faster than the M4 especially in write speeds.
The Pyro still uses the SF-2281 controller which has been having problems.
post #9 of 15
C300/M4 is one of the most reliable SSDs out right now.

I've been hearing many issues regarding the SF-2281 controller so I would try to stay away from those SSDs until they're is a fix implemented.
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Hmm, my Corsair Force 3 has been working perfectly since July 16th, what kind of problems are people having with this drive?
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