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I'm not new to SSDs at all - I was one of the early adopters even, and I currently have around 7 of them in various PC's around the house. I was also the first person on this site to ever RAID them on a dedicated (non-bottlenecked!) controller, and if you search you should find my 1GB/s+ benchmarks with Intel G2's tongue.gif. I just haven't kept up with them in the past few months is all. But thanks for the links anyway smile.gif

There is another option, which is to stick with my Intel 80GB G2's until the next gen of SSDs. I just wanted to upgrade for more room. Though the M4 looks pretty damn tempting.

Oh nice, lol. Get what ever option suites you best. Grab another of your drvie for fairly cheap or adopt something new entirely. i think i remember Murlocke said going from a Intel G2 to a M4 was a big leap, even on only SATA 2.
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Not trying to thread jack, but I hate making separate threads for similar topics:

I'm not really sure which SSD I should put in my MacBook Pro 13" - I already have a 750GB WD Black drive in it, but I want a nice boot drive. I've narrowed it down to a few choice drives, but I'm still not sure which one would be the best to get as I can't find a ton of reviews on the 64GB versions and know that they tend to differ in performance from the typically reviewed 128GB drives.

Here is the list:
Patriot Pyro 64Gb - $94 ($69 AMIR)
Crucial M4 64GB - $99
OCZ Agility 3 64GB - $99 ($74 AMIR)
OCZ Vertex 3 64GB - $119 (99 AMIR)
Samsung 830 64GB - $109
and then on the Radar
OCZ Petrol 120GB - $130 ($99 AMIR)
Keep going back and forth between which ones I should get and can't quite decide smile.gif Some of them look plain good just because of the MIR - too many choices smile.gif


I'd say the M4 or petrol. Stay away from the SandForce.
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Oh nice, lol. Get what ever option suites you best. Grab another of your drvie for fairly cheap or adopt something new entirely. i think i remember Murlocke said going from a Intel G2 to a M4 was a big leap, even on only SATA 2.
I'd say the M4 or petrol. Stay away from the SandForce.

I already have 4 of them, plus a 30GB Agility 1 and 30GB Vertex 1, just lying around tongue.gif.

But yeah I'll probably get a 256GB M4, and then sell off the 80GB ones to make up for the cost.
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Wow, lol.

Well, good luck! smile.gif
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I would say the latest M4 drives are pretty solid.
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post #15 of 16
The M4's are very solid drives. Can't go wrong with the M4's!!
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post #16 of 16
Get the crucial m4, best choice out there.
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