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I run a Crucial M4 on my SATA II mobo, and i even run a Mushkin Chronos (SATA III) on my laptop which has only SATA I.

I would get the m4 instead. V4's are old tech, and not ure if firmware is still being developed for them. Even on a SATA II mobo you would see more bang for your buck with a M4.
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Thanks guys. I'll keep an eye out for the deals then.
     
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Originally Posted by Starbomba View Post

I would get the m4 instead. V4's are old tech, and not ure if firmware is still being developed for them. Even on a SATA II mobo you would see more bang for your buck with a M4.

The v4 is a newly released drive (just released maybe a month or 2 ago). However, it just happens to be a fairly crappy SSD compared to the current crop. Heck, it even lags behind the venerable Intel X25-M:
AnandTech Light Workload 2011
http://www.anandtech.com/bench/SSD/269

I just bought a Samsung 830 128GB from Amazon for $69 last Thursday and a couple of Samsung 830 256GB from ebay (Beach Camera, I think?) for $149. Just watch OCN's deals forum or websites such as SlickDeals and you'll find plenty of SSD deals. There's practically one every day.
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Originally Posted by rui-no-onna View Post

The v4 is a newly released drive (just released maybe a month or 2 ago). However, it just happens to be a fairly crappy SSD compared to the current crop. Heck, it even lags behind the venerable Intel X25-M:
AnandTech Light Workload 2011
http://www.anandtech.com/bench/SSD/269
I just bought a Samsung 830 128GB from Amazon for $69 last Thursday and a couple of Samsung 830 256GB from ebay (Beach Camera, I think?) for $149. Just watch OCN's deals forum or websites such as SlickDeals and you'll find plenty of SSD deals. There's practically one every day.

Wow, i got confused then, thought it was older than the C300. Thanks for the correction thumb.gif
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