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Which to buy {Corsair force 3 vs OCZ Agility3}

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Hey guys, I am buying a SSD today and I do not know which to get:

OCZ Agility 3 AGT3-25SAT3-120G
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820227726


-vs-


Corsair Force Series 3 CSSD-F120GB3A-BK
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820233206

Be aware that today that it is 15% of off OCZ products. But I have heard that OCZ has a lot of BSOD problems.

Also my mobo is in my spec sheet.

Please help me choose, I am buying today.


Side question: Is it possible that a bad/failing Hard Drive could be the cause of a lot of driver crashing/problems?
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You could get the Corsair GT for cheaper AFTER rebate from here.
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/searchtools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=744446&SRCCODE=WEBLET03ORDER&cm_mmc=Email-_-WebletMain-_-WEBLET03ORDER-_-Deals

I've got one and just ordered a second this morning.
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I always forget about rebates. Besides what is the difference between the ForceGT and the Force 3?
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The difference between the Force 3 and the GT is the memory used. The GT uses Synchronous which does much better with uncompressed data, SOMETIMES as much as double the speed. It also does better with higher queue depths which can be helpful with general OS operations. There are some reviews here in the SSD section for the GT. Take a look at a few of those for specific speed differences.

EDIT:
Here is the thread to the reviews
http://www.overclock.net/t/1097321/ssd-reviews-thread
Edited by DarkrReign2049 - 11/16/11 at 12:13pm
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