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Poll Results: What brand of SSD's have you owned?

This is a multiple choice poll
  • 25% of voters (35)
    Crucial
  • 13% of voters (18)
    Samsung
  • 8% of voters (12)
    Corsair
  • 25% of voters (35)
    OCZ
  • 11% of voters (16)
    Intel
  • 14% of voters (19)
    Other (Sandisk/Generic etc)
135 Total Votes  
post #101 of 140
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Aznboy1993 View Post

First SSD was 120GB Vertex 2E (the original 32nm NANDs, I had absolutely no problem with the drive over 2 years) bought summer 2010 when it came out for ~$300.
Second was 256GB Crucial M4 bought summer 2012. Sold it a week later.
Third (and current) is 256GB Samsung 830 Series.

What was the reasoning for selling the M4? The Samsung 830 is a nice SSD too, but you would have lost a fair bit of money?
 
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post #102 of 140
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Originally Posted by Matt-Matt View Post

What was the reasoning for selling the M4? The Samsung 830 is a nice SSD too, but you would have lost a fair bit of money?
I bought it on sale for $179.99 (Newegg) and I put it into my 2012 MBP and played with it for a week. I was perfectly happy with it. A few days after purchasing the M4, I saw Newegg was selling the 830 for $189.99. Now, I know that the SSDs Apple endorse are mostly Samsung ones and that the controller was pretty much the same thing as the consumer 830 Series. I opted for it since I felt it was slightly better quality and was a bit faster with write speeds. I sold the M4 the day of buying the 830 for exactly what I bought it for. It was my fastest sell as well lol...took all but 10 minutes.
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post #103 of 140
Intel, the experience is great so far. Will buy more, but would not say no to trying Samsung's SSD.
post #104 of 140
Got my First and only SSD not tooooo long ago

got it for about $130 at the time, had gift card to spend that I couldnt find anything else useful to get ;p
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post #105 of 140
a kingston v100 64gb... have it now in my wind, posting from it actually
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post #106 of 140
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post #107 of 140
I never had an SSD frown.gif lol
     
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post #108 of 140
My first was my Crucial M4 64GB. Still rockin' on it, no problems at all, and I couldn't be happier.

I was so happy with it, I bought a 32GB AData drive (Sandforce based), and that drive completely died / BSOD'd / disappeared on POST from me within 5 days. Sent that drive back for a full refund (what a joke), and got a 2.5" 120GB hard drive instead for the same price. The speed was nice on the SSD, but not at the expense of reliability....especially since this was my server rig. And yes, I tried to fix the drive (update firmware, etc). Nothing helped, it was dead dead.
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post #109 of 140
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I never had an SSD frown.gif lol

Fix that problem, they are dirt cheap for boot drives now! thumb.gif
 
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post #110 of 140
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Fix that problem, they are dirt cheap for boot drives now! thumb.gif
I know right! I have other things on my list like a case and stuff though :|
     
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