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Anyone used OWC SSD's before?

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I was looking at OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G 120GB and 240GB SSD's. I was wondering if anyone had any experience with using these particular SSD's?

Links:
120GB Version Reviews
http://benchmarkreviews.com/index.ph...=786&Itemid=60
http://www.storagereview.com/owc_mer...ew_toggle_nand

240GB Version Reviews
http://www.storagereview.com/owc_mer...ew_toggle_nand
http://thessdreview.com/our-reviews/...or-240gb-only/
http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/425...ew/index1.html
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They used a Sandforce 2200 series controller. They may not be a reliable drive as that controller series is used a whole bunch of ssd's that have the bsod problem that Sandforce cannot seem to solve.
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So, are there any recommendations on a good performing SSD thats stable?
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So, are there any recommendations on a good performing SSD thats stable?
The Crucial m4 with new firmware is as reliable as it gets. The Intel 510 is also as reliable as it gets. You can't go wrong choosing either one.
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I know this thread is old, but just in case anyone is wondering.

I have and currently use over 6+ of the mercury extreme 6g pros at home.

And have a few of their enterprise line in database servers at datacenters, highly reliable. I would recommend it over intel 710.

Actually i've never seen one fail. i have one that goes back to electra 3g in a one of my database servers, still going strong.
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