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  • 6% (5)
    I have had an SSD fail, and also know of someone else who has
  • 8% (6)
    I have had an SSD fail, but do not know of anyone else that has had an SSD fail
  • 8% (6)
    I have not had an SSD failure, but I know of someone else who has
  • 54% (41)
    I have not had an SSD failure, and do not know of anyone else who has
  • 5% (4)
    I am not an SSD owner, but I know of someone who has had an SSD failure
  • 17% (13)
    I am not an SSD owner, and do not know of anyone that has had an SSD fail
75 Total Votes  
post #21 of 33
Quote:
Originally Posted by Schmuckley View Post
i have 2 agility2 paperweights
RMA??

I have a OCZ Vertex 2 in my laptop, and a Corsair Force GT in my sig rig. No problems whatsoever.


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post #22 of 33
i have had no less than 100 BSODs on my current (and only) Windows 7 install while using my 64GB Crucial M4 i bought back in June, due mainly to testing OC stability. It came with FW 0002...i use CCleaner every day and have benched it atleast 40 times after various tweeks. I recklessly install/uninstall programs, mostly trial versions, and i do not lie when i say, i connected and disconnected various things with my PC powered on many times and have shorted out my mobo with lighting, wiring, and various other things while modding.

i have not done things by the book, and quite honestly, it's a miracle that this first build of mine still works. i haven't needed to RMA a single component, and i bought it all after just 2 weeks worth of recommendations i read while lurking this site.
i've made nearly every mistake you can imagine while modding, but everytime i hit the power button on my PC, my M4 takes care of me, and boots me up in about 24 seconds. No more.

I have given this tiny drive every reason to fail, and it won't. But now that i've mentioned it...
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post #23 of 33
Thread Starter 
*Bump* for the Sunday morning crew...
post #24 of 33
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Originally Posted by Computurd View Post
dude ive had a TON of SSDs. i test/review them and whatnot. i have 24 of them in this very room actually.
they are amazingly resilient. Just use em. Much better than HDDs! HDDs have higher failure rates x1million LOL
google "my HDD died" see how many hits you get
I'm in 100% agreement.

No moving parts makes the ssd a lot more reliable than a hdd.
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post #25 of 33
Anything that's not Intel or Samsung however, is stupidly prone to childrens' sicknesses though.
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post #26 of 33
Ya I agree SSD's are amazingly resilient with today's current generation of them.

Check out this thread for a really deep down look of a guy who is testing TONS of SSD's: http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...e-25nm-Vs-34nm

That thread above was last edited on 10-21-2011 so he is keeping up with it. I think the average writes to an SSD where something like 50 terabytes before it COMPLETELY fails or something insane like that.
post #27 of 33
Rule of thumb: Get Crucial SSDs.
    
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post #28 of 33
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Originally Posted by sloppyjoe123 View Post
Rule of thumb: Get Crucial SSDs.
I want a 500Gb M4 for 200 bucks
post #29 of 33
Had a gskill phoenix 120gb ssd fail cause the sandforce controller went boom after 7 months. Got a rma and now I hope it doesn't crap out again. The rma was brand new not a referb

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post #30 of 33
RMA'd 3 OCZ SSD's in a row.. same problem kept happening it would boot and not write to the drive after a certain amount of time. Sandforce drivers.. Must have been a problem with my dell xps m1530 shorting something bc it runs fine now on my desktop and knock on wood no problems yet...
    
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