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Crucial M4 64GB, OCZ Vertex 3 60GB or Corsair Force Series GT 60GB?

post #1 of 10
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As the title says which will be the better SSD for OS
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/60gb-ocz-technology-vertex-3-25-sata-6gb-s-ssd-mlc-flash-read-535mb-s-write-480mb-s-80k-iops
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/64gb-crucial-m4-slim-25-ssd-sata-iii-6gb-s-mlc-flash-read-500mb-s-write-95mb-s-35000-iops-new-7mm
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/60gb-corsair-force-series-gt-25-sata-6gb-s-ssd-sandforce-sf-2200-read-555mb-s-write-495mb-s
post #2 of 10
In this order, if price isn't an issue...
  1. Crucial M4
  2. Force GT
  3. Vertex 3

Although I don't think you'll see any difference between these three SSDs in "real-world" use. thumb.gif
 
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post #3 of 10
I vote Crucial M4. I have one and it's great!
post #4 of 10
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Thank you for your quick answer. They are within £10 of each other so price isn't really a factor.
post #5 of 10
+1 on the M4 64GB, I actually just ordered one from Amazon. From what I gander here on these forums is Crucial drives are reliable and perform excellently, then there's OCZ. There not bad, I just don't think the advertised speeds are correct at all.
post #6 of 10
Another + for the M4, but also check out the Samsung 830 as well: http://www.scan.co.uk/products/64gb-samsung-830-series-ssd-desktop-kit-sata-iii-3-core-mcx-nand-flash-read-520mb-s-write-160mb-s-25

Also, this M4 is cheaper: http://www.scan.co.uk/products/64gb-crucial-realssd-m4-25-ssd-sata-iii-6gb-s-mlc-flash-read-500mb-s-write-95mb-s-new-version

The one you linked is 7mm vs the one I linked which is 9mm thick. Besides that they are the same, so it is up to you on thickness if you decide on the M4.
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post #7 of 10
I don't know about the others but I just got an M4 a few days ago and would not hesitate to buy another. I'm loving this thing.
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Thanks guys. I have ordered the M4 that you linked to Sean thumb.gif.
post #9 of 10
1. Crucial M4
2. Corsair Force GT
3. Vertex 3


Good choice.
 
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M4 for sure. Would not even consider the other two.
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