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The question is which SSD drive is the best?
Hint best means reliable, fast and so on.

I am thinking of buying an SSD in the next 2 weeks, and I was wondering the best one to get, for persistent performance.
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Samsung 830/840/840 Pro, MLC SSD

Some will say the 840 are not that good but I don't see why, most just say it because they heard it from another. Samsung makes some of the best SSDs on the market IMO. Most will agree.

The Crucial M4 are also highly recommended, along with the Intel 330/520
Edited by iwalkwithedead - 3/31/13 at 12:44am
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Samsung 830/840 Pro, MLC SSD
If I want to compare samsung SSD to Sandisk SSD drives, Sandisk seems to be affordable but do they make good drives?
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If I want to compare samsung SSD to Sandisk SSD drives, Sandisk seems to be affordable but do they make good drives?

I do not know enough about them nor do I hear much about them around here to give you a good answer on that question. Sorry.

What size are you looking to get?
Do you have a budget?
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Samsung 830/840/840 Pro, MLC SSD

Some will say the 840 are not that good but I don't see why, most just say it because they heard it from another. Samsung makes some of the best SSDs on the market IMO. Most will agree.

People are leery of the 840 (non-Pro) because it uses TLC (3-bits-per-cell) NAND, instead of the MLC (2-bits-per-cell) NAND of the 830 and 840 Pro. TLC is relatively new to the market, and its long-term characteristics are still not as well understood as MLC.
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I want at least 120gb, I really need 240GB or 256GB.
My budget is £150
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post #7 of 21
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People are leery of the 840 (non-Pro) because it uses TLC (3-bits-per-cell) NAND, instead of the MLC (2-bits-per-cell) NAND of the 830 and 840 Pro. TLC is relatively new to the market, and its long-term characteristics are still not as well understood as MLC.

I seriously never even thought of that as a reason lolz I never even looked into it, thanks for the information.
post #8 of 21
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I want at least 120gb, I really need 240GB or 256GB.
My budget is £150

Here you go friend. xD

Crucial M4, 256GB SSD 150.67


EDIT: *If you scroll down 1 to the next 256GB you can get it with a 3.5" adapter plate, if needed for the same price. thumb.gif
post #9 of 21
honestly i think this will be mostly subjective. fastest ssd hands down in the ocz revo ( unless you know of another pcie drive ) but they dont have the greatest rep. 1k read and write speeds. they aint cheep and they are eol to my knowledge however i do like ocz ssds they are some of the faster ssd drives ( check out their Vector)

basic truth with any ssd or hdd. always buy name brand and always back up data. that is where people fail. samsung crucial kingston ocz any major name brand in ram should be good.

edit revo is up to 1.5k read/write speeds with the new revision maybe not eol
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Here you go friend. xD

Crucial M4, 256GB SSD 150.67
Safe! this is excellent, but I can't but it now... I explained why at the beginning of this thread. I will pray... so by next week there will be more still available. Again, thanks.
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