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I mean are they not even worth their price? They seem really cheap but does that mean they're just not worth it?
     
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being crucial i would think they are reliable, i could be wrong tho.. anyway they look really slow for an SSD and their price doesn't seem to justify when it comes to deals regulay on 128Gb SSD's such as samsung and the m4
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The Crucial V4s are Sata II so older gen, that is why they would be cheaper not because they are no good. I have a Crucial M4 Sata III, latest gen, and it works great.
 
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Well, I'm stuck with a Sata 2 mobo so would it matter getting a Samsung 830 or an M4 instead of the V4s? Also, would the V4 be faster than my 7.2kRPM WD Black?
     
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No need to pay for the Sata iii if your mobo supports sata ii. So save the money and yes it would be faster then your hdd.
 
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Crucial V4s are trash. Waste of money.
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@Sean...so they wouldn't be faster than a 7.2kRPM drive? Or they're trash just because they're not worth their price? I guess I'll hope to get the money for an Adata, M4, or 830 then.
     
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@Sean...so they wouldn't be faster than a 7.2kRPM drive? Or they're trash just because they're not worth their price? I guess I'll hope to get the money for an Adata, M4, or 830 then.
Yes, it is faster, but, not worth the money at the price when you can get a M4 or samsung 830 or sandisk extreme or kingston hyper x 3k or plextor m3/5 or intel 330 or vertex 4 or any similar drive for the same price or cheaper on sale...which happens almost every week...sometimes 2 or three of them are on sale in the same week lol.
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Yes, it is faster, but, not worth the money at the price when you can get a M4 or samsung 830 or sandisk extreme or kingston hyper x 3k or plextor m3/5 or intel 330 or vertex 4 or any similar drive for the same price or cheaper on sale...which happens almost every week...sometimes 2 or three of them are on sale in the same week lol.

Hmm...I must be missing these deals as the only one I ever saw get within $10 was the 830 last week for that Amazon deal. I guess I better start looking harder. Alright. Thanks for the tip.
     
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Yes, it is faster, but, not worth the money at the price when you can get a M4 or samsung 830 or sandisk extreme or kingston hyper x 3k or plextor m3/5 or intel 330 or vertex 4 or any similar drive for the same price or cheaper on sale...which happens almost every week...sometimes 2 or three of them are on sale in the same week lol.

Hmm...I must be missing these deals as the only one I ever saw get within $10 was the 830 last week for that Amazon deal. I guess I better start looking harder. Alright. Thanks for the tip.
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