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CynicalUnicorn & Sean, thanks for the help thumb.gif

Think Im gonna grab a Crucial M500 or Corsair Neutron GTX 120GB depending on which ones easier to get tongue.gif, leaning toward the Corsair only for the faster write speeds

Edit, was this one of the Seagate drives you were talking about? Just curious smile.gif
Edited by Aussiejuggalo - 1/11/14 at 9:42pm
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Real available storage space between two Crucial drives: Is there a difference or are they the same storage space.

- 256 GB M4
- 240 GB M500

Why would Crucial decrease the storage on the newer M500s?
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Same amount of NAND (Nx64GB modules) but the M500s are pre-overprovisioned and the spare 16GB allows for backups memory when cells start dying. You shouldn't actually have to bother with anything, just plug and play.

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Edit, was this one of the Seagate drives you were talking about? Just curious smile.gif

Nope. THIS one, which was $130 on Black Friday, has very similar guts to the Neutron. I'm not sure about that enterprise drive at all and it doesn't have any sort of name to make looking it up in a database easy.
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Nope. THIS one, which was $130 on Black Friday, has very similar guts to the Neutron. I'm not sure about that enterprise drive at all and it doesn't have any sort of name to make looking it up in a database easy.

Ah ok, think I'm gonna stick to the M500 for my server thumb.gif

On another note, got my Samsung 500GB Evo and... mother of god that thing is fast, installed Windows in less then 10 mins eek.gif cant wait to see how fast my rig is once I get it all set up devil.gif
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Probably a better choice if only for the dollars saved. If you don't need all the space you can shrink the installed partition to ~50-75% and get more consistent performance. Some enterprise SSDs already do this, e.g. 800GB drives with 1024GB on the PCB or 400GB with 512GB actual.
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Probably a better choice if only for the dollars saved. If you don't need all the space you can shrink the installed partition to ~50-75% and get more consistent performance. Some enterprise SSDs already do this, e.g. 800GB drives with 1024GB on the PCB or 400GB with 512GB actual.

Thats true, maybe I might, I dunno yet, got a few more weeks before I buy my server gear yet. If I had the money I'd have 10TB full SSD in it tongue.gif

Gotta be honest with the performance of my 500GB EVO I've been tempted to grab a 256GB EVO for my server biggrin.gif, probably wont... still tempting tho biggrin.gif
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Samsung's controllers are definitely not server-grade. Stick with the M500s. They're awesome consumer drives which explains why they're among the most popular.
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Samsung's controllers are definitely not server-grade. Stick with the M500s. They're awesome consumer drives which explains why they're among the most popular.

:O frown.gif damn lol, Samsungs are fast tho, the write is faster then most Crucial ones I've seen. I will stick to the M500 tho, there cheap and hopefully will last ages?

I just worry about drives dying, had it with heaps of Toshiba drives mad.gif but never from WD, Samsung or Crucial
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Samsung 960 EVO NVMe M.2 250GB Samsung 850 EVO 1TB Western Digital Blue WD10EZEX 1TB Scythe 120mm Gentle Typhoon 1850RPM Fan x3 
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Corsair H100i V2 Windows 10 Enterprise N 2015 LTSB 64-Bit Dell U2414H Dell U2414H 
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Asus VG248QE WASD CODE 87-Key - Cherry MX Clear EVGA Supernova G2 850W CaseLabs SM5 
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Zowie FK1 Artisan ZERO MID Black Large Mouse Pad JDS Labs Element Sennheiser HD 599 
AudioAudio
Samson Q2U Swan M50W Powered 2.1 System 
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Intel Xeon E3 1245 V5 MSI C236M Workstation Crucial CT8G4WFD8213 8GB DDR4 ECC 2133MHz Crucial CT8G4WFD8213 8GB DDR4 ECC 2133MHz 
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Samsung 750 EVO 120GB SSD  Samsung 750 EVO 120GB SSD  Western Digital WD Red 2TB WD20EFRX Corsair H80i V2 
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Windows 10 Enterprise Corsair VS350 ATX Power Supply Fractal Design Core 1000 
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SUPERMICRO MBD-A1SRi-2758F-O ITX server board Kingston KVR16LSE11/8KF 16GB Samsung 850 EVO 120GB Western Digital RED 4TB x8 
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Noctua 120mm NF-F12 2000RPM Noctua 120mm NF-F12 2000RPM Noctua 120mm NF-F12 2000RPM FreeNAS 
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Corsair CS550M Caselabs X2M ICY BOX 4bay hotswap IB-544SSK ICY BOX 4bay hotswap IB-544SSK 
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LSI MegaRAID 9240-8i  StarTech Model SAS8087S450 SAS to SATA cable's 
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For Sale: [FS] Z97 system: Xeon and RAM
$160 (USD) or best offer
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i7-5775C ASUS Sabertooth Z97 Mark 2 Sapphire RX 480 (reference) MSI Low-Profile 750Ti 
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Corsair Dominator Platinum - 2x8GB Crucial M500 - 960GB Samsung 840 - 250GB WD Scorpio Blue - 1TB 
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ADATA SP900 - 64GB Scythe BIG Shuriken 2 Rev. B PNY Quadro 600 blower Windows 10 
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ASUS VE247H - 1080p Gateway FPD1960 - 1280x1024 Samsung S20D300 - 900p, portrait Rosewill RK9000I - Cherry MX Blue 
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Rosewill HIVE 650W Riotoro CR1080 SteelSeries Rival 100 CyberPower 1500PFCLCD 
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AMD A10-7870K ASRock FM2A88X-ITX+ G.Skill Ripjaws X - 2x4GB @ 2400MT/s Samsung 840 120GB 
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Evercool EC-HPS-810CP Windows 7 Pro 64-bit PicoPSU-120-WI-25 Mini-Box M350 
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Triumvirate
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Osmium
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For Sale: [FS] Z97 system: Xeon and RAM
$160 (USD) or best offer
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7-5775C ASUS Sabertooth Z97 Mark 2 Sapphire RX 480 (reference) MSI Low-Profile 750Ti 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Corsair Dominator Platinum - 2x8GB Crucial M500 - 960GB Samsung 840 - 250GB WD Scorpio Blue - 1TB 
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingOS
ADATA SP900 - 64GB Scythe BIG Shuriken 2 Rev. B PNY Quadro 600 blower Windows 10 
MonitorMonitorMonitorKeyboard
ASUS VE247H - 1080p Gateway FPD1960 - 1280x1024 Samsung S20D300 - 900p, portrait Rosewill RK9000I - Cherry MX Blue 
PowerCaseMouseOther
Rosewill HIVE 650W Riotoro CR1080 SteelSeries Rival 100 CyberPower 1500PFCLCD 
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
AMD A10-7870K ASRock FM2A88X-ITX+ G.Skill Ripjaws X - 2x4GB @ 2400MT/s Samsung 840 120GB 
CoolingOSPowerCase
Evercool EC-HPS-810CP Windows 7 Pro 64-bit PicoPSU-120-WI-25 Mini-Box M350 
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