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I wouldn't. I am currently waiting for 512GB drives to be below 200. Preferably ~$150. biggrin.gif

Yeah, well, currently have 750GB 5400RPM HDDs on the new laptops and I'm not willing to wait 6 months - 1 year for 512GB drives to drop down that low.
I'll try haggling someone before then. tongue.gif
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512GB Vertex 4 for $299.99 no rebates

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820227820
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512GB Vertex 4 for $299.99 no rebates
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820227820

Good deal. Alas, not overly fond of OCZ as a brand. If no deals for Intel, Crucial, Samsung or SanDisk pop up, though, I'll get this one.
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hey guys,

should i get 1x vertex 4 512G.M or 2x vertex 4 256G? i know the larger drive is better rule of thumb, but i am ever so slightly worried about the 512 being an "m" drive (probably because i dont quite get what it means).... i wont be using raid on the SSDs either way, so what you guys think? smile.gif
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hey guys,

should i get 1x vertex 4 512G.M or 2x vertex 4 256G? i know the larger drive is better rule of thumb, but i am ever so slightly worried about the 512 being an "m" drive (probably because i dont quite get what it means).... i wont be using raid on the SSDs either way, so what you guys think? smile.gif
WHAT IS AN "M" DRIVE?
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From what I can tell, an "m" drive is the non-enterprise standard that most of the OCZ drives follow... Other then that I can't figure it out... Kinda hoped you could tell me what it really was redface.gif
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From what I can tell, an "m" drive is the non-enterprise standard that most of the OCZ drives follow... Other then that I can't figure it out... Kinda hoped you could tell me what it really was redface.gif

All Vertex 4 SSDs are part of the consumer line. The .M signifies Micron NAND instead of Intel and I think performance (IOPS) is slightly lower than the Intel version.
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Makes sence... Is there any other real difference?
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Well, I've grabbed one of those $0.5 per GB 180GB Intel 330 SSDs (at $90 AR). Having a bit of a buyer's remorse, but I have definite uses for it. Nothing necessary (hence the remorse), but will be nice.
   
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From what I can tell, an "m" drive is the non-enterprise standard that most of the OCZ drives follow... Other then that I can't figure it out... Kinda hoped you could tell me what it really was redface.gif

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Quote:
Originally Posted by eskamobob1 View Post

From what I can tell, an "m" drive is the non-enterprise standard that most of the OCZ drives follow... Other then that I can't figure it out... Kinda hoped you could tell me what it really was redface.gif

All Vertex 4 SSDs are part of the consumer line. The .M signifies Micron NAND instead of Intel and I think performance (IOPS) is slightly lower than the Intel version.
Where is this .M thing you guys are talking about? I've never heard or particularly noticed anything about any "M" thingy with OCZ. eek.gif
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Well, I've grabbed one of those $0.5 per GB 180GB Intel 330 SSDs (at $90 AR). Having a bit of a buyer's remorse, but I have definite uses for it. Nothing necessary (hence the remorse), but will be nice.
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BenQ GW2765HT FUNC KB-460 Corsair RM650 Fractal Design R5 
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Logitec G500 
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Intel Xeon L5520 Intel Xeon L5520 SuperMicro X8DTi-F 48GB Nanya 1066MHz ECC RDIMM 
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128GB Samsung 830 480GB SanDisk Extreme II 2TB WD Red 2TB Samung Spinpoint F4 
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2TB Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 1TB Samsung Spinpoint F3  3TB Toshiba DT01ACA300 Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 
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Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter  Corsair 650TX  Norco RPC 4224 LSI 9261-8i 
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Intel RES2CV240 
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