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post #71 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 a Vertex 2 120GB and a Samsung 840 Pro 256GB. I don't plan on buying anymore within the next half year.
2. What is the most important consideration you make when you purchase an SSD (price, performance, brand, other)?
Performance and reliability are the most important to me. At least with a hard drive, you can usually tell when the drive is about to die. SSDs could go out quickly in a myriad of ways.
post #72 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 an OCZ Agility 3, bought purely for size vs price.


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

I'd consider a combination of all three factors to get the most performance and quality for a reasonable price.
    
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post #73 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, I am planning on adding a second just for my games. I'm considering Intel, Kingston, or OCZ.

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

The most important consideration I make when purchasing an SSD is the review outlook from all of the main sites I visit.
post #74 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 drive only purchased it because of the sweet deal on black friday , but I have always been an intel / samsung fan of there ssd product line.

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


Price is always first choice for me then performance.
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post #75 of 875
1. I had one for a few days. OCZ vertex 4, sold it off for urgent cash.

2. Performance matters. I will try a not so popular brand, if performance is good.

Thank you Intel and OCN for the giveaway.
post #76 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)?


Yeah I've got a couple. I'd like to get one for my laptop however - either Intel or Samsung if I were to buy tomorrow.

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


In order: Reliability, price, performance, brand
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post #77 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 a single aging intel 80GB X25-M ssd, and yes I've been looking at buying a new one at some point. Mostly considering intel or samsung drives.

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


The single most important thing for me with SSDs is definitely price.
 
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post #78 of 875
1. I have an old OCZ Vertex 2, and I'm planning on upgrading to a 256GB one, probably Crucial or Samsung.

2. Price / performance ratio and reliability.
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post #79 of 875
Awesome, thanks to Intel and OCN, good to see no geographical restrictions thumb.gif

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 a Crucial M4. Probably will upgrade when I see a very good deal for a 256GB drive. Brands would be Crucial, Intel, Samsung and Plextor


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


Reliability, support and price mostly
post #80 of 875
1. I currently own 2 Kingston drives.

2. Price / Performance
    
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