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my ocz vertex 3 vs crucial m4 256g

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what would be the the benifit for me if i swapped out my ocz vertex 3 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820227759

for a http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148443 other than space . will it be a better performance boost ?

i had a intel x25 ssd that booted fast than my vertex 3 thanks in adavance matt ..
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I do not think that you would notice any difference.

If you are just needing more space then go for it.
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You would not notice a difference, just more space.
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well i can compare the vertex 3 120gb vs the crucial m4 256:


Windows load:



vertex 3 120gb (firm 2.15):
---24 seconds

crucial m4 256gb(firm 0309?):
---26 seconds



I also had a vertex 3 240gb (firm 2.15): BSOD all day long !!!!!


I ran ATTO disk speed tests on the vertex 3 120gb, and the crucial m4 256gb.

The write speeds on the crucial were pathetic. about 260,000.

The write speeds on the vertex 3 120gb = Double. about 515,000



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as far as real world performance (other that windows load time), I cannot comment. yet
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