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Never had an issue with my Corsair Force 3 or ADATA, both SandForce

Same here zero issues with my corsair force series 3 240gb ssd.

I feel like a lot of glitches or issues are completely blown out of proportion, just like how people thought ssd were less reliable than hdd's when in fact they are more reliable because of no moving parts.
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post #12 of 156
No issues here and I have two of the crucial m4 256gb models.
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post #13 of 156
Samsung 830, Crucial M4 and a OCZ agility 4 with no data loss yet. Been using them for about 1.5 years.
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post #14 of 156
Having modern PC without a SSD is like hiring a hooker for hugs.
post #15 of 156
no issues with crucial m4 just had to update the firmware once
post #16 of 156
ive had 2 kingston 30b v series, 2 corsair 60gb refurb force series, 2 ocz 60gb vertex 2's, 2 ocz 60gb vertex 3's corsair nova series 32gb,7 corsair 120gb refurb force series gt's and not one failure brick or lost data.

oh and 2 vertex series 60gb ssd's all ssd's i have own(ed) were all in raid i might add
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post #17 of 156
I think Frock is referencing the 1year bug with Crucial M4s. But to me I think anyone putting anything vital on a SSD is asking for trouble. There is just too much that can be screwed up with them as they stand right now. So the basic thing is get one big enough for games, OS, and programs and put anything you can't live without on 2-3 HDDs. For the price they're too risky as important data storage but they're perfect for speeding up a slow computer. Still wish that prices on both SSDs and HDDs would go down but something tells me I'll be waiting a while.
     
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post #18 of 156
I don't see why this is a surprise. SSDs were a brand new technology three years ago. Of course they were going to drop in price. Much like with DDR2 and now DDR3 as manufacturing methods mature they are bound to be cheaper to manufacture.
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The sooner the HDD duopoly in storage ends the better. I am probably in the market at 50 cents per Gigabyte. I'm willing to drop 250 bucks on a 500 GB SSD. I will not buy another HDD in my life. Not after the scams we know the HDD companies pulled.


I hope WD and Seagate are watching as the HDD market dries up. Tablets and phones don't use HDDs boys and thats where most computing will be in 5 years.
 
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post #20 of 156
I spit in agony at PCs I work on that don't have SSDs now, when I used to swear against them being overpriced, not worth it, not that much faster and whatnot. Anyone who thinks they're not worth it/are more risky need to just buy one and experience it firsthand, otherwise their opinion is pretty worthless. 120GB Corsair Force 3 here, running for a little over a year strong, no issues. Don't half-ass buying a cheap SSD and you won't have issues.
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