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New to SSDs Crucial M4 128GB VS Adata S511 120GB

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  • 100% (5)
    Crucial M4 128GB
  • 0% (0)
    Adata S511 120GB
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post #1 of 6
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Hello everyone I'm looking to buy a new SSD.
I'm a person who have seen and heard things about SSDs but never truly seen it work myself.
So I've done some researching and so far I've come across 2 SSD that interests me as I saw them on Tom's hardware.

Crucial M4 128GB

Adata S511 120GB
I've looked at the Adata and it seems to have a lot of freezing problems, I don't know if this issue have been dressed yet.

I do a fair amount of gaming on this system and I think it would be nice to have everything start up faster.
I've also heard of freezing issues and optimisation and things of that sort that I don't really know much about.

So any opinion, comment, or advice anyone can give my would be greatly appreciated biggrin.gif
Edited by shuojinz - 11/20/11 at 6:50pm
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post #2 of 6
Definitely the M4.

In general, the SSDs with the best reliability are the Crucial M4, Patriot Wildfire, and Corsair Force 3/GT Series.

To give you an idea of what to expect, I've owned an OCZ Vertex 1, and two OCZ Vertex 2's, all of which have been great but are slower than the M4. It takes about 25 seconds for my computer to boot up (power switch->usable desktop), applications like Word and Excel load instantaneously, and game load times have decreased by a few seconds as well.

You should see this thread once you've purchased the M4:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1156654/seans-windows-7-install-guide-optimization-for-ssds-hdds
post #3 of 6
M4, many will say M4! lol

I love mine. wubsmiley.gif

Customer support is great and updating the firmware if you have to is a breeze.
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post #4 of 6
The Crucial M4 would be the SSD you want to get. It is one of the fastest and most reliable drives on the market today. Many members here own them and will vouch for them.

Crucial M4, no contest thumb.gif
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my s511 120gb is great. for real
    
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I've just purchased the Crucial M4 thanks for replying everyone smile.gif
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