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post #221 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)?

Own an Ocz and am planning on picking up either another one or a Samsung

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

Price and performance are the most important
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post #222 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 have two, and I'd like to get at least one more within the next year. I'm partial to Crucial.

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


Tough call here, but I'll have to go with price. SSD are still pretty expensive, even for the performance benefits over HDD, and if I can't afford it then it doesn't matter how well it performs.
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post #223 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 do not own an SSD and I am not planning on purchasing one, myself, in the near future, due to budget issues. If I were, I would be looking at Samsung, Plextor, Intel, Crucial and Corsair.

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

Price would be the most important consideration. IOPS is the second most important. Brand is an important factor, but I am careful enough with my data that a drive dying is not very much of a concern.
post #224 of 875
I do not have an ssd, I want to get one in the new year and reliability is a major factor when it comes to something that holds important data.
post #225 of 875
I dont own one but I used to have a OCZ vertex 2 60gb drive till it died and lost all my valuable data (thank god for usb back ups)

Reliabilty is my main factor when it comes to pc components I only had a OCZ one as it was dirt cheap (for a reason it appears.)
post #226 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)?


Currently own 2 M4s and planning on purchasing at least 5 more SSDs of varying sizes in the next month or so.

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


Reliability is the main consideration which led me to the M4s, after that it would be speed and size:price ratio.
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post #227 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)?Currently use a Crucial M4 128Gb and a Samsung 830 256Gb


2. What is the most important consideration you make when you purchase an SSD
(price, performance, brand, other)? Performance, reliability and price.
    
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post #228 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)?

A. No I don't have a SSD yet. I plan to get one but I think it would be cancelled since my rig got messed up wherein my motherboard, processor and video card died all at once..
If I were to buy SSD, I would be very limited to what is available in my area which is only OCZ and Intel. I can't even find Kington SDDs here being that they seem to be very popular everywhere.


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

Price and availability certainly. Living in a third-world country gives you very limited choices regarding computer hardware.
post #229 of 875
2x samsung 830 ( recent buy)

nod for crucial, plextor, corsair, intel.

performance/price
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post #230 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)?
No, I do not.

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