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Is the M4 the way to go?

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Or any Marvell based SSD for that matter? I hear bad things from the Sandforce side, instability related issues and suchlike.

I'm looking at the M4 and there's a good price on it right now. I've got a coupon for 7% off.

I want to pull the trigger, but before I do, any suggestions?


Thanks,
Reflux
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Yes. It's a great SSD. You should get it, especially if you can get a discount.
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Yes. It's a great SSD. You should get it, especially if you can get a discount.

Yeah, it's a £1 per GB price. £127.76 for the 128GB version. Delivered.

Edit: Screw it, going for it.
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Good choice. I set mine up earlier. Great speeds, and 7.9 on WEI (Though that doesn't mean anything).

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Can't go wrong with the m4. Very reliable and fast.
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Make sure to post pics if you can! smile.gif it is a great drive, make sure to update the firmware to 0309 when you get it too. it fixes a BSOD restart issue.
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Make sure to post pics if you can! smile.gif it is a great drive, make sure to update the firmware to 0309 when you get it too. it fixes a BSOD restart issue.

Yeah updating the firmware will be the first thing I do before putting windows on it. I'll take some pictures if I remember.
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Good choice. I set mine up earlier. Great speeds, and 7.9 on WEI (Though that doesn't mean anything).

511
Oh wow, that's awesome. I'm only getting the 64GB version but still, my Mushkin gets 278 on AS SSD.
post #9 of 10
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Originally Posted by Reflux View Post

Yeah, it's a £1 per GB price. £127.76 for the 128GB version. Delivered.
Edit: Screw it, going for it.

Just bought one myself!

I reckon that '£1 per GB' is going to be the clincher for loads of people , hard to turn it down a that price!
     
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post #10 of 10
what are you waiting for
crucial m4 is nice ssd, fast and reliable biggrin.gif
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