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Poll Results: WHICH SSD BRO

 
  • 0% (0)
    60GB SSD Patriot Pyro
  • 2% (1)
    OCZ Vertex 2 60GB SSD
  • 2% (1)
    OCZ Agility 3 60GB SSD
  • 0% (0)
    Corsair Force Series 3 60GB SSD
  • 85% (29)
    Crucial M4 SSD 64GB
  • 8% (3)
    OCZ Vertex 3 60GB SSD
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post #1 of 39
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Pretty much for my birthday Mum and Dad and going to buy me 2 SSDs(For RAID). Don't say I'm spoiled cause this took 2 weeks of convincing them it wasn't a waste.

this is what I can get/can afford.
Will OCN help me choose?

Please explain why you chose said SSD

Just off note, Dale and Tucker Vs. Evil is funny as farrrrrrk. Watch it.
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post #2 of 39
I still wouldn't go with any SSDs with the new controllers (AKA Vertex3). Chances are you'll end up with an expensive paperweight. I've been looking at the M4 myself.

Also, do NOT raid 0 SSDs. You will lose TRIM, and overtime it will perform less than a single larger SSD. SSDs speed also scale with size. A larger SSD will perform better than a smaller one of the same model. Go with a single large SSD.
Edited by Murlocke - 10/11/11 at 4:08pm
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Why don't you just get one big one..
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post #4 of 39
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Why don't you just get one big one..
Because I want to try RAID 0. Now is the perfect time. Cause atm I'm pretty low on cash. Since i'm only 1st year apprentice. NO MONEY BRO.
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post #5 of 39
i voted crucial m4 simply due to being most reliable ssd on the market. with the 0009 firmware update its super fast too. uses marvel controller so you wont have any issues as you might have with sandforce controlled ssd's.

my second choice would be corsair force GT...yes yes its sandforce but still its Corsair
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post #6 of 39
Quote:
Originally Posted by MountainDewMadOScar View Post
Because I want to try RAID 0. Now is the perfect time. Cause atm I'm pretty low on cash. Since i'm only 1st year apprentice. NO MONEY BRO.
Almost everyone here is going to tell you not to RAID 0 SSDs. You are going to end up with a slower partition than a single larger SSD after about 6 months of use. I bought 2 x25-Ms for RAID 0, and ended up selling one a few months later because of this. Raid 0 is useful for mechanical hard drives only.

Go with the largest M4 you can afford... or ignore our warnings and end up selling your 2nd SSD a few months later.
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post #7 of 39
I will also agree on the Crucial M4 because of its reliability and its great 4k reads which is the most important for OS drives. And as murlocke said, do not raid your SSDs you will lose trim and that will suck in the long run. Just get one 128GB Crucial M4.
post #8 of 39
vertex 3s aren't sandforce either..i'm not exactly a fan of ocz support,though..(i think it's that Russian guy"Peggy") still i'd have to recommend vertex 3 out of all of those..it's their flagship,i believe
 
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post #9 of 39
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Murlocke View Post
Almost everyone here is going to tell you not to RAID 0 SSDs. You are going to end up with a slower partition than a single larger SSD after about 6 months of use. I bought 2 x25-Ms for RAID 0, and ended up selling one a few months later because of this. Raid 0 is useful for mechanical hard drives only.

Go with the largest M4 you can afford... or ignore our warnings and end up selling your 2nd SSD a few months later.
I'd still like to hear every ones opinions. I have no use for a big SSD honestly. Apart from steam.. I have nothing installed...
And this is just trying something new.
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post #10 of 39
Quote:
Originally Posted by Murlocke View Post
Almost everyone here is going to tell you not to RAID 0 SSDs. You are going to end up with a slower partition than a single larger SSD after about 6 months of use. I bought 2 x25-Ms for RAID 0, and ended up selling one a few months later because of this. Raid 0 is useful for mechanical hard drives only.

Go with the largest M4 you can afford... or ignore our warnings and end up selling your 2nd SSD a few months later.
He speaks the truth!
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