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Right after may attempts at going to buy a SSD, I can finally go get one tomorrow (barring any car crash or other things lol rolleyes.gif ).

I'm looking at the Crucial M4
http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/components/harddrives-internal/solidstate/upto128gb/ct128m4ssd2.html

OCZ vertex 3
http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/components/harddrives-internal/solidstate/upto128gb/vtx3-25sat3-120g.html

Corsair Force Series 3
http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/components/harddrives-internal/solidstate/upto128gb/cssd-f120gb3-bk.html

or something in that equivalent.
looking at getting 120GB ( about what i can afford). any preferably not breaking the £130 mark (ish) tongue.gif

any other suggestions or advice is most welcome.
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post #2 of 7
The Crucial m4 is your most reliable pick.

It performs better than the Force 3 and close to the Vertex 3.
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At thoose prices i would go with the crucial M4 as it is one of the top dogs.. next i would look at a Samsung 830 but it cost about 30 quid more so stick with M4 thumb.gif
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post #4 of 7
Pick:
  • Crucial M4
  • Samsung 830/470
  • Corsair Performance Pro
  • Plextor M3/M3 Pro
  • Intel 510/520/320
post #5 of 7
My pick is the M4, I recently got one and it was my first ever SSD and the experience couldn't have been better. The price was right for me also (picked it up for $140 shipped), could have been better but I'm not complaining.
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post #6 of 7
Have to say, the M4! I'd post up benchmarks, anandtech results etc... but, you can do that, and go off what everyone else is saying here due to all of us being absolutely obsessed with finding the best components available... So yes! Good luck, whatever you pick, at the end of the day, you won't notice the difference without seeing benchmarks.
    
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post #7 of 7
Crucial M4 all the way!!!
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