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  • 8% (3)
    Samsung 830 128GB + Batman: AC
  • 11% (4)
    Intel 320 120GB
  • 80% (28)
    Crucial M4 128GB
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post #11 of 17
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Thank you for the input, I appreciate it

Sure does look like it plus there is a free game $50 value. So should I wait for the Octane or pull the trigger on the 830? Dont know how long the free game off will last on the 830's.
If you're the patient type then it's safer to wait for the Octane's price and performance to be shown off properly; who knows, it could usurp the M4 as the go-to drive around here. If you're too cautious about the free game offer, then I would take advantage of that (and the 830) while it's still there.
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post #12 of 17
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I can wait then although I got the itch to get an SSD, game doesn't come out till November. Although the Samsung is a pretty good looking drive also
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post #14 of 17
I'm also wondering if to get one, but i'm waiting for benches on the 830. Intel is too expensive for me so my choices would be only between the 830 and M4.

I've seen on the Samsung website they'll hold the game promotion between Nov. 15 to Dec. 31, 2011, so there's still a bit of time to wait for benches or more options.
   
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post #15 of 17
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I'm also wondering if to get one, but i'm waiting for benches on the 830. Intel is too expensive for me so my choices would be only between the 830 and M4.

I've seen on the Samsung website they'll hold the game promotion between Nov. 15 to Dec. 31, 2011, so there's still a bit of time to wait for benches or more options.
There is already plenty of benches, most of which prove it to be faster. With them raving about the 830 but still the price wasn't announced back in those benches.
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post #16 of 17
forget the game..do you want to have it die and lose all your stuff + have to rma + have to reinstall an OS? no? go with m4, then
 
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post #17 of 17
The M4 has my vote, if you don't have a SATA3 port, it's still gets my vote. As much as I love my 320, it has a old controller in it which limits it to SATA2... If you want to go Intel, the 510 is the way to go but will hit you in the pocket book versus the M4+0009 firmware when it comes to performance/price
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