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I'm thinking about it really hard.
The Kingston drive faster, and they both have good reviews. The only thing that I'm worried about is the customer service. Is Kingston good and reliable, same for intel?
Also, are there Kingston customer service centers in Canada? And same for Intel.
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The Intel. By FAR.
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The Intel. By FAR.
This didn't answer half of my questions. D=
Does Intel have services in Canada? Does Kingston have services in Canada?
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post #4 of 15
Intel, probably.

Kingston, not sure.

However the Intel SSD is a lot better due to better NAND and better firmware.
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Intel, probably.
Kingston, not sure.
However the Intel SSD is a lot better due to better NAND and better firmware.
Sounds nice.
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Anyone else?
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post #7 of 15
Where are you buying from?

What other drives are there?
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Where are you buying from?
What other drives are there?
Newegg.
No other drives I'm looking at.
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post #9 of 15
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The Intel. By FAR.

Going to resurrect this thread.

So for "entry level" Sandforce drives, is the Intel 330/335 still the best?

That would include everything of comparable price, like the Corsair GT/GS, Mushkin Chronos Deluxe etc.,..

I'm also concerned mainly about the stability/firmware and the reliability of the vendor's tech support.


Thank you.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by 3930K View Post

The Intel. By FAR.

Going to resurrect this thread.

So for "entry level" Sandforce drives, is the Intel 330/335 still the best?

That would include everything of comparable price, like the Corsair GT/GS, Mushkin Chronos Deluxe etc.,..

I'm also concerned mainly about the stability/firmware and the reliability of the vendor's tech support.


Thank you.
I'd just go with the cheapest...it really doesn't make a difference.
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