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Originally Posted by rui-no-onna View Post

The theory regarding longer lasting NAND on the Intel 520 is just speculation and based on the results of the Xtreme Systems endurance thread, probably isn't even true. The advantage of the Intel 520 over the Intel 330 include ability to be used as a 7mm drive (if you remove the spacer), additional SMART attributes for measuring workload and write amplification (useful for enterprise/corporate users), and a 5-year warranty (which for consumers, is basically akin to buying extended warranty).

I'm not familiar with that thread
I'm talking about this review
http://www.anandtech.com/show/5817/the-intel-ssd-330-review-60gb-120gb-180gb
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I'm not familiar with that thread
I'm talking about this review
http://www.anandtech.com/show/5817/the-intel-ssd-330-review-60gb-120gb-180gb

Even Anand can't be sure Intel's using lower endurance NAND. They're just assuming that based on warranty. From what I know, there's nothing differentiating 3,000 from 5,000 P/E cycle NAND in the part numbers. Based on actual testing, it looks like both the Intel 520 and Intel 330 use the same 5,000 P/E cycle NAND.

Here's the link for the NAND endurance thread:
http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/showthread.php?271063-SSD-Write-Endurance-25nm-Vs-34nm
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maybe they really don't know - worth checking, but anyway, it is not a matter of part numbers of the NAND. You know, this is also the case in other things, like in CPUs (energy efficient parts) and gpus - it's binning
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maybe they really don't know - worth checking, but anyway, it is not a matter of part numbers of the NAND. You know, this is also the case in other things, like in CPUs (energy efficient parts) and gpus - it's binning

But in the case of CPUs and GPUs, silicon that's been binned to have lower power consumption or to reach higher clocks are given different part numbers. No such distinction exists on the actual NAND packages on the Intel 330 (Maple Crest) and Intel 520 (Cherryville). The Intel 330 PCB is marked as Cherryville Bin 2 but the basis of that binning is unknown. Given that the formula Intel seems to use to calculate for MWI on both the 330 and 520 appear to be based on 5,000 P/E cycles, I'm inclined to think the binning is more an indication of performance rather than longevity.

MWI exhausted at:
Intel 520 60GB: 419 TiB
Intel 330 120GB: 831 TiB
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post #16 of 45
yes, that's true, but it is still a binning of the same line of chips

anyway, i think that the OP should go for the cheapest 'high end' model he/she can find
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Thanks for all the input guys just one more question regarding HDD's Can I have the following setup with out to much trouble

1x ssd for OS and programs
1x or 2x HDD for my general storage and other programs/games.
2x HDD for a RAID 1 array for important backups

ALL of this will be running off my onbord HDD controller I have a asus p8z77-v

or will I need to buy a raid card or something to that effect?
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Thanks for all the input guys just one more question regarding HDD's Can I have the following setup with out to much trouble

1x ssd for OS and programs
1x or 2x HDD for my general storage and other programs/games.
2x HDD for a RAID 1 array for important backups

ALL of this will be running off my onbord HDD controller I have a asus p8z77-v

or will I need to buy a raid card or something to that effect?
It will work fine, no RAID card needed. Why wouldn't it? lol
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I have never used RAID before so was not sure if you had to have just RAID or could have both RAID and normal connection on one HDD controller ( If any of that makes sense)
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