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Thanks for all the info guys, +rep. Il be looking for the 840 Pro most likely next time i find it at a price i like biggrin.gif
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I'm happy with my 120gb vertex 4 not the fastest but runs great for $80

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Yeah load time + it will odv. be my OS boot drive. biggrin.gif Not to familiar with SSD's so i just want some feedback before i pull the trigger on any.

oh, gotha. i had a kingston v+100. not the fastest but never gave me troubles and never needed any firmware update. it just worked. however, every brand will have bad apples, so my advice is you listen to the owners.biggrin.gif
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Also check the classified I saw a 840 awhile ago for a good price

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So with the 840 v 840 pro, does anyone think i would be disappointed with the write speeds of the 840 non pro? I could pick one up for like 97.99 $.78/gb, which seems like a good deal to me.
My current rig has a crucial M4 which has Up to 175 MB/s (SATA 6Gb/s) and I am not bothered at all with that speed. However the 840 non pro has 130 MB/s write, do you think that would be a noticeable / unbearable speed?
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post #16 of 24
Kingston Hyper X or 840 are good and reliable.

As far as gaming goes it really just helps with load times--though having an SSD in general is really nice.

Opening/closing programs, and booting up are blisteringly fast.
post #17 of 24
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So with the 840 v 840 pro, does anyone think i would be disappointed with the write speeds of the 840 non pro? I could pick one up for like 97.99 $.78/gb, which seems like a good deal to me.
My current rig has a crucial M4 which has Up to 175 MB/s (SATA 6Gb/s) and I am not bothered at all with that speed. However the 840 non pro has 130 MB/s write, do you think that would be a noticeable / unbearable speed?

If you don't transfer files then go with the non pro, if you seek the best of both worlds go Pro for an extra 40 bucks. I paid $170 in Feb of this year.
post #18 of 24
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So with the 840 v 840 pro, does anyone think i would be disappointed with the write speeds of the 840 non pro? I could pick one up for like 97.99 $.78/gb, which seems like a good deal to me.
My current rig has a crucial M4 which has Up to 175 MB/s (SATA 6Gb/s) and I am not bothered at all with that speed. However the 840 non pro has 130 MB/s write, do you think that would be a noticeable / unbearable speed?

No it won't be noticeable. Look at my sig rig and I'm sure you'll figure out how I know.
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Thanks for all of the input! I think im going to go with the 840. Beast rig "TheGovernment" everything about it is just awesome biggrin.gif
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Thanks everyone, just picked up the non pro for $98
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