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I'm coming from experience here, but I say go with an Intel or Plexor Drive. They have the longest warranty (which you will need). After having two SSDs die right outside of their warranty, I would ONLY go with those two.
    
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post #12 of 21
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Originally Posted by FireBean View Post

I'm coming from experience here, but I say go with an Intel or Plexor Drive. They have the longest warranty (which you will need). After having two SSDs die right outside of their warranty, I would ONLY go with those two.

they do have long warranties but by the time your warranty expires there are going to be way faster drives and you will want a new one anyway.

and that's only if your drive dies outside of the warranty in the first place. You may just be extremely unlucky xD
Edited by Fatality_ - 3/27/12 at 5:23pm
post #13 of 21
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yea intel makes very good ssds as well. my friend picked up an intel 520 128gb for 160 at ncix a few days ago. amazing deal

Yeah the 520 is cheaper than the 510 release. I had to pay like $275 for my 510 120GB drive! Doh!
post #14 of 21
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get 2 60G OCZ Agility 3 SSDs and RAID 0 them. Speaking from experience it is awesome. thumb.gif

I disagree, it's better to buy a single higher capacity ssd now than buying two lower capacity ssd.
post #15 of 21
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I disagree, it's better to buy a single higher capacity ssd now than buying two lower capacity ssd.

Yea I agree, I would just get a single 128/120gb ssd. you get the TRIM feature and it's less of a hassle.

TRIM is being added to raid0 though. not sure if it has already happened yet
post #16 of 21
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Yea I agree, I would just get a single 128/120gb ssd. you get the TRIM feature and it's less of a hassle.
TRIM is being added to raid0 though. not sure if it has already happened yet

Im not against RAIDing though, what im just saying is if you get the 120gb now, you still have a room to add another 120gb later for raid, you will end up having lots of storage space. The performance gain by raiding ssd isn't that noticeable
post #17 of 21
Which is cheaper? lol

I'd say the Intel due to them being Intel...I have a plextor M3 myself XD
post #18 of 21
the crucial m4 and the plextor m3 are both 159 and the intel 520 is 183.

Just go for the crucial or plextor drive and you will be good to go smile.gif
post #19 of 21
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148442 Crucial M4 128gb for $159.99 hands down thumb.gif
EDIT: Humafold beat me to it frown.gif

THIS^^^^^ !!!!
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What are the estimated life spans of these drives that you guys have seen?
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