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  • 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 #31 of 39
i'm not gonna defend the vertex3 too much.but it IS faster than m4 and reliable,too
 
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post #32 of 39
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Originally Posted by MountainDewMadOScar View Post
The M4 128Gb and the Intel 120Gb are the same price.
Yeah but the Intel only runs at Sata 3gb/s.

The M4 does Sata 6gb/s plus has far better 4k reads.

There really is no contest between the two speed wise.
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post #33 of 39
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Everyone seems on the same page. M4 it is.
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post #34 of 39
I choose the cruial M4.. reasons have allready been pointed out and have read its a great performer.

Have you thought about using Intel Smart Response Technology and using an 64GB M4 as a cache for your WD 500GB HDD? That will save some money instead of buying a bigger SSD and should give you a very noticable increase in performance?
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post #35 of 39
Quote:
Originally Posted by Schmuckley View Post
i'm not gonna defend the vertex3 too much.but it IS faster than m4 and reliable,too
Is this seriously a joke? The OCZ support forum is filled with people having Vertex 3 bsod.

And having a slighly better sequential read time for the 1% of the time it's used vs the M4 having a much better 4k reads makes the M4 faster.

Follow the link in my sig and see the M4 vs the top of the line Max Iops. There is only one conclusion to make and that's the M4 wins.
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post #36 of 39
M4 hands down. It is THE ssd to get.
post #37 of 39
Quote:
Originally Posted by Schmuckley View Post
i'm not gonna defend the vertex3 too much.but it IS faster than m4 and reliable,too
This is the first time i've heard Vertex3 and reliable in the same sentence, no offense. A simple google will show the thousands upon thousands of people that are having issues with the Vertex3 due to it's controller.

Also, it's not faster. If you consider higher sustained tranfer rates "faster", then there's no point in debating SSDs with you.

Why exactly are you defending OCZ? Your signature says "0 ocz agility2s in raid (both died in 3 mos)". So either there's some serious user error going on, or you should be telling me to stay away from OCZ.
Edited by Murlocke - 10/11/11 at 4:40pm
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post #38 of 39
I asked the same question a few days ago. And the Crucial M4 has seemed to be the top performer out now. It is fast, stable, and lasts.

and the price isnt too bad either. I would stay away from the less expensive brands at the moment... the software/firmware just isnt up to par yet.
post #39 of 39
Quote:
Originally Posted by Schmuckley View Post
i'm not gonna defend the vertex3 too much.but it IS faster than m4 and reliable,too
My Vertex 3 has run perfectly since I bought it, but I'm well aware that I'm in the minority on that front.

Vertex 3s are great when they work, but given all the problems with sandforce, I can't in good conscience recommend them to someone buying a brand new drive.

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.
2nd this^

I'll be getting a 256GB version soon myself.
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