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Samsung 840 / Neutron GTX / Sandisk Extreme II

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So these bad boys are under $130, the Samsung is even cheaper at around $100. But in terms of quality and performance which would be best? This would be my first SSD so I am looking for one without any quirks. For the price I was also looking at the Samsung 840 240GB but it's gone up a little bit in price. If the Samsung 120GB for $100 isn't too far off in performance to these other drives I'm guessing its going to be an easy win.
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http://www.lesnumeriques.com/ssd/sandisk-extreme-ii-240-go-p16534/test.html
http://www.lesnumeriques.com/ssd/corsair-neutron-gtx-240-go-p15841/test.html#test-complet

They are the 240GB variants, usually manufacturers don't ship out 120GB's for reviews.
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So would it be like this: Samsung pro > Neutron GTX > Samsung non pro. Where would the Sandisk fit in the mix? How are all these brands for reliability. Typically I just hear about how great Samsungs are.
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post #4 of 6
The SanDisk Extreme II would be between the 840 Pro and the Neutron GTX. All of these brands are great for reliability.

Samsung for SSDs is like Seasonic for PSUs, everyone praises them but they're not the only brand to be considered.
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Wow really huh the SanDisk Extreme II is better than the Corsair?
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Just look at the numbers I posted previously.
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