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M4 128 GB or Intel 510 120

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I am looking at SSDs. Would there be any performance or reliability difference between these two drives? I will be using SATA III on a gigabyte z68 board

M4 is on sale for $200, I want to pull the trigger but haven't read up on Crucial at all. Also I work for Intel so I feel inclined to get the Intel drive, lol

Also what's the difference between these M4's?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820148448

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820148442
Edited by bondb2000 - 8/16/11 at 2:05pm
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Outside of Intel, Crucial is the most reliable out there. you simply cannot go wrong with either, however, the Crucial is better bang for the buck. Go for that shell shocker while they still have some!
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Outside of Intel, Crucial is the most reliable out there. you simply cannot go wrong with either, however, the Crucial is better bang for the buck. Go for that shell shocker while they still have some!
great, thanks I jumped on it!
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Don't forget to install the updated firmware if you get a v0001 drive.

http://www.crucial.com/support/firmware.aspx
http://forum.crucial.com/t5/Solid-St...ead/td-p/52030
     
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great, thanks I jumped on it!
It's not going to be very reliable if you jump on it.

Great choice though. I'm thinking about doing the same instead of holding my breath waiting for my Vertex 3 to bsod again.
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Great choice though. I'm thinking about doing the same instead of holding my breath waiting for my Vertex 3 to bsod again.
You better get the Crucial before you die of suffocation.
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Guys I don't want to make another of the same thread so I ask here
If I buy Crucial M4 for Dell Vostro 1510 it'll be compatible and I'll gain noticeable difference?
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