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I have an A-Data S599 64GB in my desktop. I kind of want to get an SSD in my Lenovo x120e (laptop). Do you guys think I should grab a newer, possibly faster SSD for my desktop and move the S599 into my laptop, or should I just grab a budget SSD for the laptop? Speed is my only concern if I would be upgrading my desktop's SSD, I'm perfectly fine with the 64GB capacity.

Any recommendations/opinions would be appreciated
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I'd get a faster one for the desktop. But that's just me.
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depends on whether you want to spend the extra money or not i guess...
i have the same ssd as you except mine is microcenter branded. Great SSDs. If I were you, I would just get the microcenter brand ($89 currently) and pop it into your laptop
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I'd get a faster one for the desktop. But that's just me.
If I were to upgrade, what should I go for? Is there something on the market already that is significantly faster than the SF-1222 in my S599? Is there a new controller on the horizon that I should wait for? I haven't done any research since I decided to grab my S599

I do have SATA 6Gbps on my motherboard, are there any SSDs that take full advantage of it yet?

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depends on whether you want to spend the extra money or not i guess...
i have the same ssd as you except mine is microcenter branded. Great SSDs. If I were you, I would just get the microcenter brand ($89 currently) and pop it into your laptop
Yeah, I'm pretty happy with it, but if there's something significantly faster that I could grab for my desktop for $20 more or so I'd do that instead of just grabbing another of what I have now for the laptop.
Edited by Redmist - 8/13/11 at 2:15pm
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I've only had C300 64GB and I am totally in love with it. Never ever had any problems like Sandforce guys do. Speeds are great and most of the time are faster than any Sandforce. So if I was getting a new one, I'd go for Crucial again, even if I had to tighten up and spend a bit more.
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I'd pick up a Crucial m4 for the desktop and move the other to the laptop.

Your motherboard uses a marvell sata 3 solution which means anything faster than the m4 will be pointless.
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Also, Marvell ports are just BAD. I can go on explaining why for many pages but I am tired and sleepy. So just believe me Avoid them.
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Also, Marvell ports are just BAD. I can go on explaining why for many pages but I am tired and sleepy. So just believe me Avoid them.


I'll keep that in mind in the future. Sadly I already have this mobo and don't plan on upgrading it (or my CPU) for a very long time.
Edited by Redmist - 8/13/11 at 2:39pm
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I'll keep that in mind in the future. Sadly I already have this mobo and don't plan on upgrading it (or my CPU) for a very long time.
That's ok. I also got myself P55 mobo about a month before P67 came out. Just use the Intel SATA II controller and you will use almost full potential of your SSD that way.
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