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post #11 of 72
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Originally Posted by passey View Post
crucial m4 is way more expensive its like £150
It's well worth it to NOT have a Sandforce based controller though.
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post #12 of 72
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It's well worth it to NOT have a Sandforce based controller though.
I agree, even with the new firmware they still are having issues, get a M4 now or wait for Intel to work on getting the firmware set up properly with Sandforce. (Intel's next gen ssd's are using the sandforce controller when they come out)
post #13 of 72
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It's well worth it to NOT have a Sandforce based controller though.
SF will have their fix one day
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post #14 of 72
Samsung 830 is a very promising drive. Would definitely consider it if I were you
post #15 of 72
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SF will have their fix one day
Sandforce drives are honestly not all THAT bad. I wanted the Corsair Force3 90GB soooo badly (was the same price after MIR as the M4 on newegg, but I couldn't afford the MIR money up front).

The problem being, is that they have yet to COMPLETELY fix those random death issues, and random BSOD issues. I could have lived with those issues for an extra 30GB of space though.
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post #16 of 72
havent had any issues out of mine yet. only had it a few days, so im gonna cross my fingers and hope i get at least a year out of it
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post #17 of 72
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so would u reccommend a 64GB M4 instead then. How much space will it have left after a win7 64bit ultimate install? Don't have much software that really needs to go onto the SSD. office adobe and hopefully bf3.

http://www.dabs.com/products/crucial...56350000&src=3
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post #18 of 72
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so would u reccommend a 64GB M4 instead then. How much space will it have left after a win7 64bit ultimate install? Don't have much software that really needs to go onto the SSD. office adobe and hopefully bf3.

http://www.dabs.com/products/crucial...56350000&src=3
I've got 14GB used total on my SSD after optimizations (deleted the hibernation file, and moved the pagefile to a mechanical drive).

And that with Windows 7 x64, Steam, FireFox (and temp files), and 2 games from Steam on here (Killing Floor and L4D2).
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post #19 of 72
this post got no love a bit ago, but if it still applies....here goes again...

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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 #20 of 72
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so would u reccommend a 64gb m4 instead then. How much space will it have left after a win7 64bit ultimate install? Don't have much software that really needs to go onto the ssd. Office adobe and hopefully bf3.

http://www.dabs.com/products/crucial...56350000&src=3
38 gb, then you optimize to ~52gb free
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