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Most here are going to recommend a M4 because they are superior in specs that matter. They are the most popular SSD, by a long shot, on these forums. Sustain write speed means nothing for 99.9% of users, and if you are only wanting 64GB you fall in that 99.9%. The M4 is superior to both the drives you linked in real world performance.
Right, I will have to do some research. I am looking at this 320 series and it looks to be about on par...but then again its the 300Gb drive so who knows if it will act the same as the cheap one. Thank you for your time.
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Using a SATA 3Gb/s mobo is fine with a SATA 6Gb/s drive; you'll just top out at SATAII speeds. You may want to do some research on current drives and controllers as to which will give you 5+years of good drive health. As of late, M4/Vertex 4 lines are giving out decent health numbers, however SSDs WILL be dirt cheap in the <5 years so plan accordingly. I hate to say purchase for the short term, but as a relatively new consumer tech not much else can be said.


I will have to read up on it. It does look promising, and I was just reading that intel's didn't really have good luck with their x25s that had data loss problems...It's probably all the same with the basis of seconds. They probably will all kill the drive I have in there now. Right?
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Right, I will have to do some research. I am looking at this 320 series and it looks to be about on par...but then again its the 300Gb drive so who knows if it will act the same as the cheap one. Thank you for your time.

It won't, SSDs get faster on average the bigger they get, even the same models. thumb.gif
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Check out the Mushkin Enhanced Chronos 120GB. It's double the storage for around the same price and offers very similar performance. It's better than the M4 and certainly a better value than any Intel SSD on the market.
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It won't, SSDs get faster on average the bigger they get, even the same models. thumb.gif

I am interested in this crucial one...But what am I looking for in these 4k read/write. Higher Iops are better I am assuming correct?

So since writing will really never be done to this drive except at installation will this drive be good?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148441
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I have an OCZ Agility 3 SSD (SATAIII) plugged into my Asus M3A79-T Deluxe Mobo.

It works just fine but it cant run at its best speed because of the bandwidth issue.
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