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Originally Posted by jp777cmoe;15473485 
The crucial M4 is also a good choice. But like most people said, don't get a sandforce drive.

m4 is not sandforce...
 
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post #22 of 26
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Originally Posted by zerobahamut;15473616 
m4 is not sandforce...

..???
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post #23 of 26
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Originally Posted by zerobahamut;15472522 
Crucial M4 128gb SSD best one you can get and extremely reliable with the newest drivers 0009

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148448

use the code EMCYTZT859 to save $20 on a Crucial 128GB m4

With the code its $195

The corsiar and ocz both have the sand force drives which make the much more unstable and not as reliable. There was a recent "fix" but it did not completely stop the crashes nor the bsod's

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Originally Posted by jp777cmoe;15473485 
I would try the samsung one. It looks good indeed.

The crucial M4 is also a good choice. But like most people said, don't get a sandforce drive.
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Originally Posted by zerobahamut;15473616 
m4 is not sandforce...

Correct, the M4 is NOT sandforce...
Edited by Ironman517 - 10/27/11 at 8:38am
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post #24 of 26
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Originally Posted by magicalpancake;15472846 
yes. get it

what he said :l
post #25 of 26
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Originally Posted by zerobahamut;15473616 
m4 is not sandforce...

I don't see where he mentioned that the M4 was sandforce confused.gif There was a period after he recommended the M4, reassuring what everyone else said "don't get a sandforce drive". Now prices are starting to go down, I paid $180 for my 120GB Agility 3, and now the Vertex 3 is close to that leaving my Agility down to $150.
post #26 of 26
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Originally Posted by madkillav2;15472802 
with my current HDD i can't even record @ 30 fps frown.gif im so sad..

Dont buy an SSD to recording to trust me, i have the OCZ Vertex 3 120gb, and damn fraps eats that quick
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