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The Vertex 2 beats the C300 in OS load time, gaming and multi-media/multitasking, or 90% of what people use their PC for, in every review I seen before I made my purchase.
Who cares about isolated tests, I want real world performance and the C300 loses in all of the important categories.

In order to do what you are claiming, the Vertex would need better random read times.

Perhaps you should read the testing done here and here as it gives you what each drive is truly capable of.

So much for your claims. c300 eats the Vertex 2 in random reads and loads games faster. Proof is right there.
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Say and post whatever you want to make yourself feel better about your purchase. thumb.gif

Yeah, now that statement makes a lot of sense now doesn't it. Were you referring to my Vertex 3, my Intel 520 or my M4? I don't have a c300.
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Looks like I am eating my words on this one!
Thanks for the pwnage!

I looked at several reputable review sites when I was searching for an SSD and the Vertex 2/Agility 2 was ahead of the C300 is every category important to me.
Have firmware updates changed this?
Was I only looking at a few software benchmarks and only 5-6 games? Maybe!

But I know what I saw and wish I had saved those articles!
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Looks like I am eating my words on this one!
Thanks for the pwnage!
I looked at several reputable review sites when I was searching for an SSD and the Vertex 2/Agility 2 was ahead of the C300 is every category important to me.
Have firmware updates changed this?
Was I only looking at a few software benchmarks and only 5-6 games? Maybe!
But I know what I saw and wish I had saved those articles!

I'll take our users on this boards reviews over any other "reputable" review site.. Sean Webster is the go to when it comes to what's going on in SSD tech - although I didn't listen either and grabbed a sandforce ssd rolleyes.gif but it still works well

OT: OP glad things settled down for you and you were able to get things running again. thumb.gif
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Looks like I am eating my words on this one!
Thanks for the pwnage!
I looked at several reputable review sites when I was searching for an SSD and the Vertex 2/Agility 2 was ahead of the C300 is every category important to me.
Have firmware updates changed this?
Was I only looking at a few software benchmarks and only 5-6 games? Maybe!
But I know what I saw and wish I had saved those articles!

There was a firmware update at one point.

http://www.crucial.com/support/firmware.aspx

But I don't see anywhere in the notes that has an overall performance update. Some stability fixes as all ssd need.
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