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OCZ Vertex 2 to Crucial M4?

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Anyone think it will be worth while to upgrade from a Vertex 2 240GB to a Crucial M4 256gb? Will there be a significant difference in speed and performance?

I was contemplating going for this upgrade/change so that I can place the OCZ in my macbook pro and get something faster for my windows pc.

Any thoughts??

Thanks.
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Do it.
They are so much better.
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Will it be an upgrade? Yes.

Will it be signifigant? No.

The newest generation of drives features high sequential transfer rates. What they don't tell you is the average user uses sequential about 1% of the time.

4k scores and access time make a drive feel speedy. The m4 will be better but don't expect a different between them anything like ssd vs hdd.
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mcg75: from your sig rig, are you using the m4 as a OS boot drive and a vertex 3 as a secondary for your steam games and stuffs like that? Would that be a good alternative to putting the ocz in my mbp if i decided to upgrade?
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mcg75: from your sig rig, are you using the m4 as a OS boot drive and a vertex 3 as a secondary for your steam games and stuffs like that? Would that be a good alternative to putting the ocz in my mbp if i decided to upgrade?
Yes, that is my setup.

If you have a 256gb m4, you don't need the Vertex for games. They'll run faster on the m4 anyway.

The Vertex will speed up the mbp.
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awesome! thanks for the help guys! ) guess i'll be off to purchase my crucial m4 now.
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I have 2 of them, they are awesome~
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