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Hello guys,

I am thinking about getting a 256 GB SSD, and In need of some help.

Would you get Samsung 840 Pro or OCZ Vector or something else or perhaps wait a bit longer for some new product?


Thank you!!
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Out of those two, I'd easily pick the 840 pro. Historically, Samsung's reliability has been much better than OCZ. The last two major ssd releases by OCZ have seen multiple firmware updates in the few months after release getting bugs out. Samsung hasn't needed to do so.
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Originally Posted by Yahar View Post

Hello guys,
I am thinking about getting a 256 GB SSD, and In need of some help.
Would you get Samsung 840 Pro or OCZ Vector or something else or perhaps wait a bit longer for some new product?
Thank you!!

The Samsung 840 Pro is new, I'd suggest that because it's darn fast and the Samsung 830's were rather good.. I know comparing products like that doesn't really have any relevance but the name is good.
 
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get the ocz vector. it's the fastest ssd on the market.

this is overclock.net, not pc magazine. also ocz vector has a 5 year warranty. i would welcome fw updates just as i welcoem driver updates from nvidia or amd.
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get the ocz vector. it's the fastest ssd on the market.

this is overclock.net, not pc magazine. also ocz vector has a 5 year warranty. i would welcome fw updates just as i welcoem driver updates from nvidia or amd.
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how much is the intel dc s3700? it say it's for enteprise markets but couldn't find a price.

it looks really good! looks like it's using more than 20% spare for provisioning! i think that's the diffrence .

Intel SSD DC S3700 Pricing (MSRP)
100GB 200GB 400GB 800GB
Price $235 $470 $940 $1880

ok found it!
Edited by fastpcman12 - 12/5/12 at 11:31am
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If you look into Samsung's highly recommended reputation then you will see why I am doing the same by recommending them. Best of the Best!thumb.gif
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according to anandtech, vector and 840 pro will give you neck and neck perfomance but samsung does give a worser case scenarion performance.

ultimately you'll be fine either way.
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Originally Posted by fastpcman12 View Post

how much is the intel dc s3700? it say it's for enteprise markets but couldn't find a price.
it looks really good! looks like it's using more than 20% spare for provisioning! i think that's the diffrence .

Nah. All the extra spare area plays a part but from AnandTech's comparisons, the controller is a big reason, too.

Keep in mind, the expected workload for consumer and enterprise varies greatly so their performance characteristics also differ. Consumer drives will likely give you better top performance and with OP (or properly working TRIM and enough free space), should give good enough consistency when dealing with consumer workloads. Another plus is consumer drives are much, much cheaper. You can buy a 240/256GB consumer SSD for $140-180. Even if you decide on doing 50% OP, that's still less expensive than the Intel DC S3700 100GB (granted, the latter uses longer lasting eMLC NAND).

So far, AnandTech has only tested effects of spare area on consistency with the Corsair Neutron, OCZ Vector and Samsung 840 Pro. On the article's discussion, it's been mentioned that they plan on testing more SSDs (including the Intel 330 240GB). It'll certainly be interesting to see more results.
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Thank you all for the answers. =)
Edited by Yahar - 12/16/12 at 1:05pm
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