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post #271 of 470
Got my drive today. Should I go with FW 1.04 or 1.05?
post #272 of 470
As my issues with 1.05 were most likely caused by the installation medium or whatever else, I dont see any reason not to flash to 1.05. As the FWs apparently dont do much anyways, I guess it doesnt really matter though, any FW seems to work.
post #273 of 470
went with 1.05. Considering I have a spool of CDs I never use, I put one to use. I don't care for the USB key method, I tried it with my older OCZ drive and it corrupted it.
post #274 of 470
Guys, I have M3 running as a primary drive and I was thinking if I'll add another M3 for the sake of RAID - should I go with M3 or M3Pro/S will work out as well?
post #275 of 470
Figured I'd post the AS SSD: (note this is on a Marvell Controller on the 1156 P55 platform.) Really slow compared to the rest of this thread, but I don't notice it honestly.
499

Much better compared to this:499
post #276 of 470
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So is that new M5S the new to-buy SSD?

its between the M3Pro and M3 SSD line its the 2nd fastest for Plextor
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went with 1.05. Considering I have a spool of CDs I never use, I put one to use. I don't care for the USB key method, I tried it with my older OCZ drive and it corrupted it.

that word is not allowed in here unless your going to make fun of them
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post #278 of 470
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its between the M3Pro and M3 SSD line its the 2nd fastest for Plextor

Ok. Are all these better than the M4 though? How about for price?
post #279 of 470
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Ok. Are all these better than the M4 though? How about for price?

they go on sale in june sometime they was in the 540MB/S read irrc ..... My "thinking" is they are the Drives that didn't live up to the Pro series specs
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post #280 of 470
These Plextors are very similar to my M4's in that they seem to get incrementally faster over time. Great feature to have in an ssd...

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