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I think it's safe to say that by now, you know that the M4 is not slow and is a popular SSD. Just in case, another vote for the M4 from me. I actually have 2 of them, 128GB for my PC and 256GB for my laptop.
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I love my M4 biggrin.gif Even on Sata 2 pretty fast iMO.
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I have had no problems with my Corsair force GT and it benches at 555read and 505write. I don't have a screen shot right now unfortunately.
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The M4 is way too slow so unless it has some magical properties i dont think i want it.

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It is the most stable and way faster than anything you would imagine. 128gb m4 is 129.99 on amazon right now.
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I'm guessing OP is only calling the m4 "slow" because its sequential R/W speeds are slightly lower than, say, a SandForce-based drive. (4K) random read/write is much more important for an OS/boot drive.

Here's another vote to the m4. I love my 256GB version.
    
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I'm guessing OP is only calling the m4 "slow" because its sequential R/W speeds are slightly lower than, say, a SandForce-based drive. (4K) random read/write is much more important for an OS/boot drive.
Here's another vote to the m4. I love my 256GB version.

Precisley. I am not that versed in SSD's so im not exactly sure whats good for what. My boot time is already 10 - 15 sec so if an SSD cant beat tat then i dont want it. But how would the vertex 3 compare to the M4, it looks faster. And what about dual 60gb RAID0?

What makes the M4 so good?
Edited by XeroxMachine - 5/12/12 at 11:34am
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I have had no problems with my Corsair force GT and it benches at 555read and 505write. I don't have a screen shot right now unfortunately.

Benches 505 with imaginary data made up in Atto. Won't in the real world.

My vertex 3 max iops and intel 520 bench that high in Atto as well. But hit them with a real bench like as-ssd and it's a more realistic 200
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I have had no problems with my Corsair force GT and it benches at 555read and 505write. I don't have a screen shot right now unfortunately.
Welcome to the real world of "incompressible data" Your drive does well with "compressible date though.

That 929 score looks pretty good. 4K scored looked a little odd. But great results.

O.P: If you really want something fast. Go grab a OCZ Revodrive 2 X3 240GB pci-express sdd then. But as mentioned the M4 is fast indeed. Thanks
Edited by KILLER_K - 5/12/12 at 2:34pm
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Welcome to the real world of "incompressible data" Your drive does well with "compressible date though.
That 929 score looks pretty good. 4K scored looked a little odd. But great results.
O.P: If you really want something fast. Go grab a OCZ Revodrive 2 X3 240GB pci-express sdd then. But as mentioned the M4 is fast indeed. Thanks

My budget isnt that high, i dont feel like donating a kidney for 3 sec less boot times tongue.gif

So would the M4 be faster than all the other drives? Even V3? Im pretty convinced now that i want an M4 because it gives me 8 more gb.
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