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Which SSD in the current market would you guys recommend me based on my mobo. Thanks (Looking for something at or above 120gb)
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I've heard that Crucial M4 and C300 are very good SSDs.
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I use a raid 0 of patriot pyros. 1 gb read. 900 gb write. Its ≈$250 (on newegg) for 60gb x2 for raid 0. Definitely recommend them.
    
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my c300 has been very fast and reliable. mine is a 64gb but the 128gb should be just as good if not better. i would definitely recommend crucial ssds.
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I got the 128GB Crucial C300. Its awesome
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Quote:
Originally Posted by 8564dan View Post
I got the 128GB Crucial C300. Its awesome
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mine has worked flawlessly, just make sure the FW is updated. it is downloadable from the Crucial website.
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post #7 of 9
Personally, I wouldn't touch a Sandforce drive of this generation until they get all of the bugs worked out of them. Stick with the Crucial's (M4/C300). The Marvell controllers may not be as fast, but there are no where near as many problems either. I'd take reliability over maximum speed any day.
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post #8 of 9
M4 as you dont need to upgrade firmware, yea it is a bit slower but I think its worth the extra money as it is much newer version.
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post #9 of 9
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WOW, thanks for the fast input guys. Looks like I am ordering a Crucial m4 120gb!
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