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Hello this is my first thread and please forgive my english
I am from tunisia and it is difficult to find "high end" hardware here
i have to choose between Samsung 830 64GB sata3 or an OCZ Vertex2 80GB sata2 because they are nearly the same price so here is the deal
1- Will i notice any difference in performance between them in boot time ?
2-Is 64GB enough for me as boot drive and a few games and apps ?

PS: I've never had any SSD before and i own a P4 3.0GHZ for now but i am upgrading to an I5 2500k and an ASROCK FATALITY Z68 GEN3
I don't know if this is the right place to ask but if you know any retailer or site that ships to my country and doesn't use credit card i may transfer the money for them please help me !
THANKS !

You might find this article somewhat helpful when it comes to the samsung 830's. I know I found it helpful, I purchased one of the two SSD's for my build based on this article. Good luck with your build and welcome to OCN! smile.gif
     
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^ What article?

I have a Samsung 830, only running in Sata II (until someone makes a BIOS mod or Toshiba "fixes" it). Still ridiculously fast, limited around 260MB/s sequential read (Sata III would get ~500). If 60GB is enough space for your OS and programs, go for it. The 128GB model is only faster at writes.

Also, Samsung > OCZ for SSD reliability. And Vertex 2 is old tech.
 
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ugh, im such an idiot. Sorry guys frown.gif here is the link: http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/tests-ssd-review-solid-state,3103.html
     
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Thank you guy's i'll go for samsung for now smile.gif
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