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post #612 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 OCZ Vertex 4 128Gb, and i dont plan on getting another.

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

Performance and price.
post #613 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 a SSD currently, but I will purchase one in the next 3 months. I am considering the Samsung 840 Pro and the Corsair Neutron Series GTX. I am also starting to looking into the OCZ SDDs.



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


I am leading towards the Samsung due to performance but I am still debating the corsair becuase most of my build is made up of corsair products. In the end I will probably go with Samsung.
post #614 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)?

Dont own one. Dont plan on purchasing one anytime soon.
OCZ, Intel

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

Price
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post #615 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 3 now:
Mushkin Chronos 240GB
Intel 320 80GB
Samsung 830 64 GB

I am currently looking for a 4th SSD drive for another rig, and or a possible donor drive for a friend whom is trying to prolong his rig.

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


Price and Performance, these two factors work hand in hand in my honest opinion. I'm happy to save a little money and go for a slower performance drive if it'll still suit the needs of where it needs to be installed.
Brand never really worries me too much as I like to give all manufactures a chance to shine.
 
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post #616 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 an original OCZ Agility 60gb. I am interested in a new drive, I currently like both Samsung and Intel.

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

Price to performance.
     
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post #617 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 currently own a Corsair 128GB SSDin my desktop, and a 256GB Samsung SSD in my laptop. I plan on getting a larger SSD to replace the current one in my laptop, or for some extra storage. Most likely going to be another samsung or intel.

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

Reliability is the name of the game. I would gladly pay extra for an SSD I know will keep going, instead of cheaping out and end up loosing my stuff.
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post #618 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 am currently using a 7200 RPM mechanical harddrive and am looking into purchasing a Samsung 840 Pro SSD in the next 3 months.

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

I look for the best performance, for instance, not only is the Samsung 840 Pro one of the fastest drives on the market but it is also the most energy efficient making it a great candidate to breathe longevity into a laptop or mobile system.
post #619 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 Samsung 830 256 GB and two OVZ Agility 3 120GB, I am currently considering whether i am getting a SSD for my mothers laptop, however, i am not sure she will care too much, with her very light usage of her computer.

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

Performance and Looks, as long as it is not overpriced. I backup all my data, so reliability is not of a great concern to me.
I like to make sure my computer looks well-build, and that includes the SSD. The Samsung I have looks great in its brushes aluminium enclosure, but the OCZ really lacks this, and as a result, these have been hidden behind my motherboard tray.
Price has never been a big concern, I don't mind waiting an extra month, to be able to afford the proper hardware.
Edited by iRandomize - 12/21/12 at 1:46pm
post #620 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 several: 2 120GB Kingston HyperX 3Ks, a 32GB Kingsotn SSDNow , a 64GB AData Sandforce.
Today, I'm not looking specifically to purchase any new storage.


2. What is the most important consideration you make when you purchase an SSD
(price, performance, brand, other)?
Price. Any given day, the performance difference between the big players on the market is rarely enough to affect my buying choice. For most of my applications, $/GB wins out every time. SSDs are FAST no matter what.

(that said, going from the AData sandforce drive to the hyperX I did notice a significant difference in apparent speed of my system.)
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