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High-End SSD Recommendations?

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Hi,

I just sold my Intel X25-M 80GB G2 for a really good price, and looking for an upgrade now.

OCZ Agility 3 120GB: £120
Crucial RealSSD M4 128GB: £140
OCZ Vertex 3 120GB: £160
OCZ Vertex 3 MAX 120GB: £170
Kingston HyperX 120GB: £170
Corsair ForceGT 120GB: £170

I know they're all SF-2281 devices and should perform nearly the same, but any recommendations?

I also heard a few month ago about stability issues of SF-2281 devices, are they all fixed now?

Also, I can manage a few weeks without a new SSD if the new generation are gonna be out soon?

Thanks!
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post #2 of 8
The crucial M4 is one heck of a SSD, would be my choice.
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post #3 of 8
Crucial M4. One of the most reliable SSDs on the market currently. It is also a good performer
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post #4 of 8
Mushkin Chronos or Mushkin Chronos Deluxe. M4 and Intel 510 SSDs are great too. OCZ is pretty good too I guess.
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post #5 of 8
Of your list, I'd be picking the M4 first.

It's guaranteed reliable and just as fast in real world use.
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post #6 of 8
M4
post #7 of 8
The Crucial M4 is not Sandforce 2281 driven which is why it's more reliable.

It also has better 4k reads and access time than the others.
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post #8 of 8
M4 is great and reliable.

If not an M4, then I would suggest a OCZ Vertex 3 Max Iops. It has better performance but can have a few issues that you need to work out. Generally though, updating to latest firmware before installing OS solves most issues, if not all for the vertex 3.
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