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i have 2x corsair force 3 120gb in raid 0, not a single bsod, no issues at all. this ssd is faster than m4.

ROFL. Force 3 cannot keep up to the M4 as it cannot handle incompressible data. You need Force 3 GT to match the M4.

If you believe the advertised specs for the Force 3 using the Atto benchmark then you really need to do more research on how a ssd works.

i know that sandforce SSD can't handle incompressible data as good as the compressible,

most of us will use SSD for OS and programs which are compressible,

and we use the big capacity HDD to store our music, videos, etc. which are incompressible.

your arguement is invalid bro, and you are the one who needs to do more research
Edited by ghostrider85 - 3/6/12 at 3:54am
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Vertex3 here, never had a single problem.
Though, I know I am on the lucky side and if had to look for another SSD, I would look in sandforce opposite direction xD
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i know that sandforce SSD can't handle incompressible data as good as the compressible,
most of us will use SSD for OS and programs which are compressible,
and we use the big capacity HDD to store our music, videos, etc. which are incompressible.
your arguement is invalid bro, and you are the one who needs to do more research

So the m4 is better?
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i know that sandforce SSD can't handle incompressible data as good as the compressible,
most of us will use SSD for OS and programs which are compressible,
and we use the big capacity HDD to store our music, videos, etc. which are incompressible.
your arguement is invalid bro, and you are the one who needs to do more research

So the m4 is better?

better on incompressible, but not on compressible. if you are going to install windows, or any OS on ssd, plus sofwares/programs, those are compressible, thus sandforce will be a better drive
Edited by ghostrider85 - 3/6/12 at 4:05am
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I just ordered a Crucial M4 128 GB from Pixmania for a total of €155,91 including shipping and everything; should be here in about 3 or 4 days. smile.gif Can't wait!

in case you decide to install win7 . . .

http://www.overclock.net/t/1156654/seans-windows-7-install-optimization-guide-for-ssds-hdds
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What's your budget?

I recommend a corsair force gt like mine, it's very fast and solid smile.gif

If you want the best SSD money can buy, then I would go with a OCZ Revodrive 3

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&DEPA=0&Order=BESTMATCH&N=-1&isNodeId=1&Description=revo+drive+3&x=0&y=0 smile.gif

I plan on upgrading to that in the near future, after I sell my 2 gtx 560 ti's or trade with someone for a radeon 7850 to free up my pci express x4 slot tongue.gif

those are 2x and 3x faster then even SATA 3 SSD's
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post #27 of 44
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What;s your budget?
I recommend a corsair force gt like mine, it's very fast and solid smile.gif
If you want the best SSD money can buy, then I would go with a OCZ Revodrive 3
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&DEPA=0&Order=BESTMATCH&N=-1&isNodeId=1&Description=revo+drive+3&x=0&y=0 smile.gif

Thanks, but I've already ordered the M4, because it got praised here, and saw some good reviews, couldn't find any bad ones, and I found it for a lot cheaper than all the other 120-160 GB drives. smile.gif Thanks anyway though.
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Ahh, no problem, that drive is solid aswell smile.gif
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post #29 of 44
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i know that sandforce SSD can't handle incompressible data as good as the compressible,
most of us will use SSD for OS and programs which are compressible,
and we use the big capacity HDD to store our music, videos, etc. which are incompressible.
your arguement is invalid bro, and you are the one who needs to do more research

All data is compressed to a point, it's not just media.

I've done enough bench testing on my m4 and Vertex 3 to know they can and can't do. The m4 keeps up with the Vertex 3 and the Vertex 3 runs circles around the Agility 3 and Force 3. As compression goes up, the Force 3 efficiency goes down. This is why they make a Force 3 GT.

For you to say the Force 3 is faster than an M4 is the only thing invalid here.......bro.
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post #30 of 44
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i know that sandforce SSD can't handle incompressible data as good as the compressible,
most of us will use SSD for OS and programs which are compressible,
and we use the big capacity HDD to store our music, videos, etc. which are incompressible.
your arguement is invalid bro, and you are the one who needs to do more research

All data is compressed to a point, it's not just media.

I've done enough bench testing on my m4 and Vertex 3 to know they can and can't do. The m4 keeps up with the Vertex 3 and the Vertex 3 runs circles around the Agility 3 and Force 3. As compression goes up, the Force 3 efficiency goes down. This is why they make a Force 3 GT.

For you to say the Force 3 is faster than an M4 is the only thing invalid here.......bro.

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