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I want a drive with around 240gb of space for under 230 what are your suggestions. Right now I have a hyperx 120gb ssd but its not enough space so I want to upgrade the capacity. Im looking for the fastest most reliable drive I can find.

 

Thanks for the help

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I want a drive with around 240gb of space for under 230 what are your suggestions. Right now I have a hyperx 120gb ssd but its not enough space so I want to upgrade the capacity. Im looking for the fastest most reliable drive I can find.

Thanks for the help

Here are Samsung 830 256 RAID 0 EVGA Z77 FTW vs Kingston HyperX 120GB RAID 0 Asus Crosshair IV Forumla AS SSD Benchmark. You want a single SSD but this shows you was your Kingston would do in RAID 0.

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Samsung 830 128 or Samsung 830 256.
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Here are Samsung 830 256 RAID 0 EVGA Z77 FTW vs Kingston HyperX 120GB RAID 0 Asus Crosshair IV Forumla AS SSD Benchmark. You want a single SSD but this shows you was your Kingston would do in RAID 0.

This is actually some very good advice. It'll be a bit of extra work to set up a RAID, but it's the best option for the money hands down.
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Samsung 830/840, it should be ~ either 179-199 or if newegg is trying to rip you off again 220.

or Crucial M4 should be... ~ 189-210

fastest would be either

2x 120gb 840's in raid 0, or just 1 samsung 830/840 240gb then raid 0 it later
Edited by kyismaster - 10/1/12 at 7:37pm
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Trim support is not yet available with raid0* on the X79 platform. Please try to keep that in mind with your suggestions.
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post #7 of 16
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Im looking for the fastest most reliable drive I can find.
Spend an extra $20 and get the Plextor M5 Pro/wait for the Samsung 840 Pro, or save a few bucks and wait for a deal on the 830. I'm sure it'll go on sale somewhere this week.

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@ fornever ^- hmm, can't believe, I over looked that, good call.
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post #9 of 16
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Trim support is not yet available with raid0* on the X79 platform. Please try to keep that in mind with your suggestions.

That's a fair point, but it might be worth losing TRIM support to gain so much performance at a much lower cost, especially since we're all still hoping for RAID 0 trim support to come online.
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Also to note, If you do raid 0, your drives are more garunteed to fail. that being said, if one drive goes out, i believe they both go out.

tongue.gif however, you do get a great deal of bonus speed.

but for the reliability/speed i'd recommend a sammy 830 240gb.
for reliability alone, i'd recommend a M4 240gb
for Price/speed/reliability, i'd say just a 240gb Kingston 3k, unless your looking into trying something new.
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