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post #31 of 90
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Both are good. After more reading if you ever plan on using Linux or Mac OS X head over to the M4 camp. It is one of the fastest SSD's out there, especially for a non-sandforce. Also Sean, you have pictures of different versions of AS SSD. Couldn't that change the scores?

Crucial M4-not always faster (Guru3D.com)
498

That bench is not with the Intel SATA driver installed, the standard MSAHCI driver is less optimized.
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They are both quite similar obviously. And why do you say Seagate is total crap? That is like a HDD fanboy statement.
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/sata-6gbps-performance-sata-3gbps,3110-8.html
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/tests-ssd-review-solid-state,3103.html
No need to bicker...

Because I bought a 500gb 7200rpm laptop hard drive and it has broken 3 times now, also I had a 500, 250, and 80gb seagate HD that stopped working. I have never had a Hitachi HD die or a WD drive, but I did have a WD enclosure die but drive still works.
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That bench is not with the Intel SATA driver installed, the standard MSAHCI driver is less optimized.

Yeeees...and this two are benchmarked in the same rig, with the same Intel Drivers on a Sata III plug...oh, and with the same version of the program, right? rolleyes.gif
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Crucial M4...cheaper, faster = win.
501
Samsung 830
513

Be coherent, Sean. At least, if you want to truly compare this two drives, compare them under the same circumstances. And BTW, in a 1 minute bench, the M4's are faster, yes, but can't sustain speed over time. The only dirve capable of 140MB/s after MWI is exhausted is the Samsung 830...oh, and also seems GC/TRIM works well, because speeds increase even after MWI is exhausted.
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Sustained writes do not matter and try finding a better score for the 830. AS SSD simply points out that the M4 owns the 830 in reads in straight reads @ 128GB. That is all I am showing.

If you feel the need buy me both and I'll do a "proper" comparison, but until then. I'm just showing what the drives best benches are.
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Sean, you are so hostile, take a deep breathe no one is trying prove you wrong, simply stating what other reviews we have seen or tested.
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I'm not being hostile I'm simply stating my pov.
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I will have to agree with Nonehxc, Sean. The posted M4 test was done with the Intel SATA drivers, the Samsung test was done using MSACHI drivers, which you said yourself in post 31 weren't as optimized. I just realized if you've been doing this the whole time, you've been misleading potential customers every time you post that. tongue.gif
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I will have to agree with Nonehxc, Sean. The posted M4 test was done with the Intel SATA drivers, the Samsung test was done using MSACHI drivers, which you said yourself in post 31 weren't as optimized. I just realized if you've been doing this the whole time, you've been misleading potential customers every time you post that. tongue.gif

lol, tho, that is the best score I've seen really, if you could find a better one that could help, but every test teh 830 has with the iaStor driver installed has lower results from what I have found.. frown.gif

Maybe have everyone you the Samsung club post a AS SSD score like in the crucial thread?

And of course there is always going to be margin of error b/w tests and machines and settings. lol.

I'm still going to look for a better one now...I think there was one over 800 before...

Though what I am just trying to point out is that for the money the M4 is a better value at this time...I feel retarded for actually comparing them, they both have their strengths and weaknesses and the Samsung does beat the M4 in a lot of tests still.
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lol, tho, that is the best score I've seen really, if you could find a better one that could help, but every test teh 830 has with the iaStor driver installed has lower results from what I have found.. frown.gif

Regardless, it should be an apples to apples comparison since most SSD owners will follow your advice and use Intel SATA drivers on their Intel motherboards, not knowing the 830 may perform WORSE. Why withhold that information? wink.gif
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