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Best SSDs For The Money: October 2011

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Welcome to the fifth iteration of our highest-ranked SSDs for any given budget. We updated our recommendations to reflect the recent price drops on second-gen SandForce hardware. There are several good deals to be found for right about $200 bucks



Source: Toms Hardware

http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/ssd-na...iew-32297.html
Edited by Mhill2029 - 10/14/11 at 3:18am
 
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nice, im looking to buy a 120gb ssd for around $200
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For the money?
Doesn't get better than Crucial at the moment.
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For the money?
Doesn't get better than Crucial at the moment.
Depends on price-point...
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I just got a crucial 128gb m4 about a month ago and its insane. Im buying another in a few days for most of my games
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Depends on price-point...
"cutting edge" it doesn't get better than the M4.
Yeah, that.
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I wish I could afford one..
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Bought Crucial m4 64GB for my laptop yesterday. Gonna have fun reinstallign everything on weekend
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Question: Why does everyone seems to like the Crucial M4 so much when the OCZ Agility III has better read speeds and MUCH better write speeds? I dunno anything about SSD's but I'm planning to get a ~60GB one sometime in the near future and I've been mainly paying attention to the Read/Write speeds. Is that wrong?

EDIT: Note I'm talking about the 64GB M4 and the 60GB Agility III, not the higher capacity models.
Edited by CJRhoades - 10/14/11 at 4:36am
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Originally Posted by CJRhoades View Post
Question: Why does everyone seems to like the Crucial M4 so much when the OCZ Agility III has better read speeds and MUCH better write speeds? I dunno anything about SSD's but I'm planning to get a ~60GB one sometime in the near future and I've been mainly paying attention to the Read/Write speeds. Is that wrong?
I/O performance wins every time.

Also i am pretty sure people don't like the sandforce controller as much as it is said to degrade in performance over time a lot more than others.
Edited by Timlander - 10/14/11 at 4:39am
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