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Sammy 830, 128Gb, $118.99
    
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Well M3 Pro is 30$ + so i guess its out.

Go with M4 or Samsung 830, the write speed on 830, when pushed hard is actually better then M4, alot better.
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Well M3 Pro is 30$ + so i guess its out.
Go with M4 or Samsung 830, the write speed on 830, when pushed hard is actually better then M4, alot better.

IIRC, the Sammy drives have a write recovery time, tons of writes hurt their performance- not in terms of wear, just a slow leveling/GC process that they use. Overall, it isn't really noticible, they are sceaming fast.
    
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i think im going to go with the M4 considering the store im buying it from dosent sell the 830, and i really dont want to wait for shipping!
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IIRC, the Sammy drives have a write recovery time, tons of writes hurt their performance- not in terms of wear, just a slow leveling/GC process that they use. Overall, it isn't really noticible, they are sceaming fast.

It's not like the Crucial m4 is any better in terms of garbage collection. If you want an SSD with good garbage collection, then go with one of the Plextor M3's or M5's.

http://www.canadacomputers.com/advanced_search_result.php?keywords=plextor+m3
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m4 crucial or samsung 830.
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It's not like the Crucial m4 is any better in terms of garbage collection. If you want an SSD with good garbage collection, then go with one of the Plextor M3's or M5's.
http://www.canadacomputers.com/advanced_search_result.php?keywords=plextor+m3

Not really familiar with ther M4 other than its performance, I just happened to look into the Sammy 830 quite a lot due to the fact that it was on sale and I was having an upgrade itch hah thumb.gif

@OP, you won't be disappointed with the M4. It's definitely a great drive, and if you can get it locally for a good price, I'd go with it.
    
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Not really familiar with ther M4 other than its performance, I just happened to look into the Sammy 830 quite a lot due to the fact that it was on sale and I was having an upgrade itch hah thumb.gif

@OP, you won't be disappointed with the M4. It's definitely a great drive, and if you can get it locally for a good price, I'd go with it.

The Samsung 830 is better than the Crucial m4. If the store he's buying from has a Plextor M3, that's what I suggest he gets. With prices being more or less the same, why not go with the drive which has better performance, better garbage collection and longer warranty?
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