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Im planning on buying a 120GB SSD just for OS and maybe some other files, but idk which one to get.

Mushkin Enhanced Chronos $127.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820226236

OCZ Agility 3 $155.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820227726

Corsair FORCE GT $169.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820233191

which one should I get and why?
post #2 of 19
the agility 3 and force GT are know good ssd's but if i were to buy a 120/128GB ssd i would personaly go with an M4, or a samsung 830.
i love my 830 they are reliable and quick.
 
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OCZ Vertex 4 is being released in a few weeks
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Chronos no doubt. Can't beat that price and it's still a Sata III.
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Lol breaking news........... Anyways I actually had this issue last month and literally got my SSD last friday Intel 520 120GB. I've only had it for 1 week and haven't updated my sig yet but I love this thing and for the $174, no tax, overnight shipping from Amazon with Intel's five year warranty I think it's the best buy out there. From those there I still wouldn't get any of them for those prices, go with a M4 from Amazon for 155.91

http://www.amazon.com/Crucial-2-5-Inch-Solid-State-CT128M4SSD2/dp/B004W2JKZI/ref=sr_1_sc_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1333169302&sr=8-1-spell

Or wait for the 830 to go back on sale for 140 like it has been on and off for the last couple of weeks.
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Moved...Folks, please show some maturity when posting on overclock.net. If someone has posted in the wrong section, please report it and move on...No need to post comments about the user's mistake. It happens

Thanks for understanding...
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Would 120GB be enough to run Win 7, Bf3 and LFD2? There will be constant update from them, including microsoft updates. I dunno if 120Gb is enough for 2 or 3 years?
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Would 120GB be enough to run Win 7, Bf3 and LFD2? There will be constant update from them, including microsoft updates. I dunno if 120Gb is enough for 2 or 3 years?

Yes. What you have listed there, if configured properly, would take up about 35-40gigs leaving plenty of space left over.
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Yes. What you have listed there, if configured properly, would take up about 35-40gigs leaving plenty of space left over.

Excellent, thank you smile.gif
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Would 120GB be enough to run Win 7, Bf3 and LFD2? There will be constant update from them, including microsoft updates. I dunno if 120Gb is enough for 2 or 3 years?
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Yes. What you have listed there, if configured properly, would take up about 35-40gigs leaving plenty of space left over.
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Excellent, thank you smile.gif

I'm sitting at 89 GB free after installing everything I want/need as far as programs on my 120GB so I have some space for my games. I guesstimate Diablo 3 should take up about 15 GB max, I think I should have space for about 5-6 more 10GB games after that. To be honest though I don't see the point in putting all of my games or even more than a couple on my SSD. I think whatever my next MMO is (ToR/ GW2/ ect) and D3 will be the only games on my SDD with everything else relegated to a regular HDD.
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