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In the sig rig, the only thing that isn't in it yet is the SSD mentioned. I've set my eyes on the 128GB models so anything above or below that is going to be pointless to avert my gaze unless there's some ridiculously good deal going on.

What's the best 128GB drive out there? The Laptop can handle 3GB SATA II speeds at most if that helps.

I was looking at the Agility 3, as is mentioned and I had set my eyes onto that one but thought to ask here just in case...
     
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Sata II - Crucial C300

Sata III - Crucial m4
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Trafalgar View Post
Sata II - Crucial C300

Sata III - Crucial m4
Either C300 or M4, whichever you get for the better price.

SATA revision is largely irrelevant to the way the drives will perform day-to-day anyway.
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I'd get a c300 or M4. Also you have the option of the vertex 2 drives. Mine has been a great drive!

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I personally have a c300 64gb ssd in my laptop and boy, what a difference it make's. However, the M4 is also another option since the updated firmware.

In this order: M4 - C300 or the cheaper of the two.
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So between the Vertex 2, Or the Crucial drives, which is better for the price?
     
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Quote:
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So between the Vertex 2, Or the Crucial drives, which is better for the price?
Depends on the price, heh. Check the read/write/iops specs of the drives on Newegg and see.

Just a note: I believe the 128 GB Crucial M4 has better performance than the 64 GB version of the M4
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Well I snapped and bought the Vertex 2 drive out of frustration. Due to the laptop being a SATA II drive at best, I don't think it mattered that much. That and I found a Vertex 2 drive, the 120GB model, for $169.
     
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Crucial drives are so much more superior in every way even on SATA 3Gb/s interface and cost about as much.
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I bought it because the write speeds were on par with the read speeds. Instead of the read speeds being super high and write speeds being only mediocre.
     
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