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..... using speed, lifespan, warranty aaaaaaand price as the criteria and in that order

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buying one in 1 hour.
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there's the cruical m4 128gb with deals popping up this week.
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How is the crucial 128 gb like compared to the intel 520 120 gb?
speed wise and reliability
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post #4 of 28
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Originally Posted by Mcgrab View Post

How is the crucial 128 gb like compared to the intel 520 120 gb?
speed wise and reliability

wayy more reliable and faster with the newer firmware update, the m4 is one of the best ssd's today.

The 520 uses the sandforce? controller which is known for problems

The m4, Corsair Performance pro, and the Plextor m3 series are about on par with each other but with the m4 deals popping up i would grab an m4.

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post #5 of 28
520 is an overpriced vertex 3

look for the best deal on one of these...
crucial M4
plextor M3
corsair perf pro

and pull the trigger...


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post #6 of 28
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..... using speed, lifespan, warranty aaaaaaand price as the criteria and in that order
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buying one in 1 hour.

M4 is the best bang for the buck. Uses the same quality nand memory that the Intel 520 does.

The 520 isn't worth the money at the moment, imo. But it is the only Sandforce based drive I'd even consider.
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post #7 of 28
I'd grab a M4 (I have), M3S (I have), Samsung 830, or Corsair Performance Pro, but the M4 is the best value.
post #8 of 28
I'd get the Plextor M3 if I were buying a SSD today.
5 year warranty, Crucial M4 is 3 years.
cheaper than intel, the only other SSD maker to offer 5 year warranty.
same Marvell controller as the Intel 510 and Crucial M4, no possible sandforce problems you read about floating around. I for one never had an issue w/ my sandforce drive.
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post #10 of 28
Corsair Performance Pro 3 is the best period, while the M4 is a much better deal.
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