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I put a SSD in my netbook and really did not notice much more battery life.
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post #12 of 38
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Which SSD do you guys recommend? I was looking at the Kingston Hyperx model.

I would get this http://www.overclock.net/t/1263600/64gb-crucial-m4/0_100
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Or this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820227807
69.99 after MIR
Edited by clark_b - 8/22/12 at 1:03pm
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post #14 of 38
I just got a Kingston 128GB (yes teh one in my sig tongue.gif) for just £49.99, bloody amazing deal, and scores higher than my Force 3 on AS-SSD benchmark, and that cost £130 at Christmas redface.gif
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A upgrade from 5400 rpm to a SSD is really worth it ! If you work often multitasking heavy or copy, switch often programs or other things its awesome and will improve overall performence for just 3-4 watt usage.

I can recomend the Samsung 830 128 Gb. Really solid and very fast. But any other 128Gb model is fine too. The differences are so small its only important to look for a good price.
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Well, any SSD will work, now that the issues with Sandforce controllers are all set. But, for sake of stability and peace of mind, i'd get a Crucial M4, Samsung 830, or any Intel SSD. THose are of the best SSD's you can find, and any speed improvements between SSD's get null and void once you swap to an SSD. Hell, my "slower" Mushkin Cronos feels just like my "faster" Crucial M4 on my sig rig. The difference in speeds are mostly for benching nuts IMHO, in real usage you won't notice a thing.
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How does this one look?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820239045
Looks like a rip off. You can easily get a similar drive for ~ $70-80 on sale. Which happens quite often.

Example: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820171567
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How does this one look?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820239045
Not worth the (significant) price premium over the Agility 4 I linked earlier.
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Not worth the (significant) price premium over the Agility 4 I linked earlier.

Thanks! I was comparing the one that you liked(Agility 4) with the one that Sean Webster posted(SanDisk) and it seems like the SanDisk one is better in terms of specs. Maybe you guys could tell me which one is better since you guys seem to know more about this stuff.
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