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post #761 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 just purchased an Intel 335 Series (240 GB) 3 days ago. And I definitely plan to swap out a system HDD in another computer with another new SSD. I am quite pleased with this Intel so it would be my first choice. Followed by Samsung, Crucial and OCZ in descending order of consideration.

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

In this case, it was brand. I always start with word-of-mouth (user reviews/feedback) to see what the worthy brands and models are - and which are plagued with issues. Then I look to professional reviews and benchmarking to see some more objectively-minded data. Of course then it boils down to what I can afford. But what gels all the criteria for me is brand reputation. In my recent SSD purchase, yes I paid moderately more for a smaller capacity than what the other top brands were offering. And in performance it fared quite well while avoiding widespread consumer complaints. The tipping point was the Intel name. I have had good experiences with them in the past. I simply trust their years of R&D, state-of-the-art design, quality control, warranties, etc. I have a lot of confidence that they will stand by their products if something unfortunately goes wrong with their technology.
post #762 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)


Yes I currently own a 128 gig M4, a 128 gig Agility 4 and a 64 gig 830. I'm planning on purchasing a 240 gig or larger SSD in a 7mm height for my HP envy sleekbook 6. I am mainly looking at crucial, Samsung and OCZ vector.


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


The most important thing to me is reliability and warranty.
Edited by drufause - 12/25/12 at 5:50pm
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post #763 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)?


Samsung 830 240gb SSD. Yes i am planning to purchase another one down the road if i have time. Been wanting to try Raid. Never experienced Raid.
2. What is the most important consideration you make when you purchase an SSD
(price, performance, brand, other)?

price,brand and totally 100% good software, firmware and BEST performance writing and loading for the PC games in the future.
post #764 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 Samsung 830 256gb and I just bought my GF one as well. I am going to buy another 256gb SSD for myself and am leaning towards a Samsung 840 Pro.

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

Reliability is most important to me.
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post #765 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 120GB Intel 330 SSD. I plan on getting another in the future as it is blazingly fast and would like to store all my software on it.

2. What is the most important consideration you make when you purchase an SSD (price, performance, brand, other)?
The main consideration for me is price, but I will only get from a brand with reputable reliability (Intel and Samsung come to mind) and will only buy one above 450MB/s read such as my Intel 330 series 120GB SSD.
Edited by nztdm - 12/26/12 at 2:53am
post #766 of 875
1. I currently do not have an SSD, but plan on purchasing either Samsung 840 pro series 128 GB or OCZ Vertex 4 128 GB

2 I believe that Brand is most important, because that is what will determine the memory controller, customer service, and firmware upgradeability/support.
post #767 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)?
Samsung, intel, and crucial.

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

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post #768 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, from Intel, Samsung, and Crucial.

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

Reliability.
Edited by Jo0 - 12/26/12 at 6:24am
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post #769 of 875
I own a ssd and it has changed my life,and i want to get another for my games but to me brand doesnt matter i go with price to performance ratio. It is an ocz and i got it for it price to performance ratio and i got it on sale.
post #770 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, 2 OCZ Vertex 2 60GB. Considering Intel and Samsung, possibly Corsair.

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

Reliability and performance.
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