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So what recent SSD's are having the unfixable crashing issues?

post #1 of 8
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Supposedly some more recent SSD's have some controller that has instability issues and despite numerous attempts to fix this it seems like they won't go away.

Is the OCZ Agility 3 (240GB) affected by this issue? Thanks.

Note:
I want a 240GB one for sure, I used to have a 120GB first gen Agility (RMA'd it, OCZ is sending a new one back to me) and it's just not enough space, and yes I move my docs, pics, etc to my spare HDD, only Windows and programs (including games) are kept on the SSD. Even page file is moved and hibernate disabled.
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post #2 of 8
It's the Sandforce 2281 and 2200 drives. The vertex 3 is a 2281 sandforce drive. OCZ claims they have found reason so many SSDs are BSODing but they have not released an update for it yet. Eventually all of the manufacturers will probably fix it via firmware updates but right now your best bet is the Crucial M4 imo.
post #3 of 8
Crucial M4 or Intel 510/320/X21-M are probably your best bet to not crash.
post #4 of 8
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Is it true that the Agility 3 is slower than the first gen Vertex? How does the Agility 3 compare to Agility 1? I am just wondering.
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post #5 of 8
Samsung drives are very reliable too.

Just avoid that sandforce crap.
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post #6 of 8
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Well I can get an Agility 3 240GB for $250ish, it's so tempting.
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At that price its worth a shot as long as it comes with a warranty. OCZ will require an invoice.
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M4, no issues here.
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