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post #11 of 17
Yeah but you use random (4k) read speeds most of the time, like 95%!
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Yeah? And the random 4k speeds, according to reviews, were pretty good. Maybe not the best, but for $169 there was no better deal.
     
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You really shoulda shopped around more.. this deal has been posted in the online deals section for a few days now..

http://us.ncix.com/products/?sku=610...y&promoid=1316

120GB for $114 after rebate, and after its firmware updates its a beast.

Sale ends today! I suggest buying it and canceling that vertex 2...
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Yeah, I don't live in the US but $169 sounds like A LOT! I am sure you can get Crucial m4 even cheaper.
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Yeah, I don't live in the US but $169 sounds like A LOT! I am sure you can get Crucial m4 even cheaper.
not the 128GB version.
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I just upgraded my sig rig to an M4 because of the SATAIII capability and put in the Vertex II in the lappy.

Now my laptop is complete!

I say pick up a SATA II drive since your laptop can only support it. I just saw 60gb Vertex II going for $75. I'm sure you can get a 120Gb for about $130-150
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I just upgraded my sig rig to an M4 because of the SATAIII capability and put in the Vertex II in the lappy.

Now my laptop is complete!

I say pick up a SATA II drive since your laptop can only support it. I just saw 60gb Vertex II going for $75. I'm sure you can get a 120Gb for about $130-150
I grabbed the Vertex 2 in the end... WEI rates the C:/ drive as 7.8, my GPU score went up from 6.8 to 7.2, and my RAM went up from 6.9 to 7.1 with my CPU score staying the same.

The rapid shutdown and bootup is what I enjoy most. For those times when I MUST PLAY NAO! And then when I need to sleep and just want it to power off in a couple seconds... I like this whole solid state thing... I'll probably get some retardedly huge SSD in the future for my Data storage... XD
     
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