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post #211 of 875
1. Do you currently own an SSD and are you planning on purchasing one in the near
future? If so, which brands are you considering (Intel, OCZ, Crucial, Kingston, Patriot
Memory, Samsung, or other)?

I own two Patriot drives, but I plan on purchasing more in the near future. I look at all brands.

2. What is the most important consideration you make when you purchase an SSD
(price, performance, brand, other)?

Price and Performance are the two most important things I look for when buying any PC components.
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post #212 of 875
1. Do you currently own an SSD and are you planning on purchasing one in the near
future? If so, which brands are you considering (Intel, OCZ, Crucial, Kingston, Patriot
Memory, Samsung, or other)?

Yes, I own two Samsung 830s and a Corsair Force GT. Probably consider an Intel next.

2. What is the most important consideration you make when you purchase an SSD
(price, performance, brand, other)?

Price.
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post #213 of 875
1. Do you currently own an SSD and are you planning on purchasing one in the near
future? If so, which brands are you considering (Intel, OCZ, Crucial, Kingston, Patriot
Memory, Samsung, or other)?

I own one intel 330. I need more space so i would like to buy another one

2. What is the most important consideration you make when you purchase an SSD
(price, performance, brand, other)?

Price , Size, and Performance !!
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post #214 of 875
Do you currently own an SSD and are you planning on purchasing one in the near
future? If so, which brands are you considering (Intel, OCZ, Crucial, Kingston, Patriot
Memory, Samsung, or other)?


Kingston, Crucial, Intel

What is the most important consideration you make when you purchase an SSD
(price, performance, brand, other)?


Brand reputation, price and reliability.
post #215 of 875
I have 2 320 series 160GB SSDs - one in an older laptop (that thing is a screamer now. Boots in 15-25 seconds flat) and the other in my HTPC/Server. Best upgrade I've done recently. Planning on a 128GB Samsung 840 Pro for my new laptop (darn thing only takes 7mm drives) by/for Christmas.

First consideration is reliability - I wouldn't spend a dime on something that I wasn't would last me a decent amount of time. SSDs are plenty fast, so reliability over speed. Price and speed are tied for second place.
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post #216 of 875
1. I am currently looking at buying a Samsung SSD for Christmas. I do not own an SSD at present.

2. The price/performance crossing point is my single biggest consideration when buying an SSD.
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post #217 of 875
1. Do you currently own an SSD and are you planning on purchasing one in the near
future? If so, which brands are you considering (Intel, OCZ, Crucial, Kingston, Patriot
Memory, Samsung, or other)?

I have a OCZ Vertex 2, if I were to buy another SSD it would probably be intel or samsung.

2. What is the most important consideration you make when you purchase an SSD
(price, performance, brand, other)?

Brand reputation is pretty important to me when I consider buying an SSD or any other piece of hardware.
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post #218 of 875
1. Do you currently own an SSD and are you planning on purchasing one in the near future? If so, which brands are you considering (Intel, OCZ, Crucial, Kingston, Patriot Memory, Samsung, or other)?

I currently own a Kingston 60GB SSD and a Kingston 32GB. I plan on purchasing another 256GB or 512GB SSD, either Intel, Kingston or Cosair.


2. What is the most important consideration you make when you purchase an SSD (price, performance, brand, other)?


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1. I currently own a corsair force 60g and kingston hyperx 240g

2. price / performance ratio
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post #220 of 875
1. I own 2 Intel 330 180GB ssd's, 1 Intel 335 240GB , and 1 SanDisk Extreme 240GB. Planing on buying two more Intel 330 and another Intel 335 to expand space. Might get Intel 520 or Samsung 840 Pro if funds free up.

2. Price and performance are very important balance, Intel is the first choice because of reliability in a PC that will work 24/7 for a week at a time.
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