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I'm a little out of the loop lately.... I noticed not only has Seagate put out an SSD series, but they appear to be quite fast. Thoughts on this series? Seagate 600 Series 120GB

I'm generally not a big fan of Seagate, but apples and oranges (hopefully) comparing their HDD and SSD's reliabilities. Unfortunately that customer service is probably the same.

Also, is the Samsung Pro still more or less the top dog still in terms of speed + reliability? Thanks.

- I just read the anandtech review, quite promising. Any users here abouts?
Edited by jagz - 7/20/13 at 3:18pm
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Oooh, I didn't know they were in the SSD game. I don't see this SSD on Sean's recommended list. Maybe that list hasn't been updated or it means that Sean doesn't think it's good. Seems to get pretty good reviews though.

What to do, what to do?
 
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I didn't know Seagate made SSD's.

They look decent but there is a bit to be desired in the Write Speeds.
     
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The write speeds seem pretty good, and the price point is pretty good. Newegg review's generally aren't worth 2 cents but here are a couple of user benchmarks:
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Benchmarks (Seagate 600):
Sequential Read: 508.195 MB/s
Sequential Write: 467.419 MB/s
Random Read 512KB: 382.819 MB/s
Random Write 512KB: 463.170 MB/s
Random Read 4KB (QD=1): 27.279 MB/s
Random Write 4KB (QD=1): 73.652 MB/s
Random Read 4KB (QD=32): 256.731 MB/s
Random Write 4KB (QD=32): 261.739 MB/s

Benchmarks (Samsung 840):
Sequential Read: 536.425 MB/s
Sequential Write: 251.517 MB/s
Random Read 512KB: 464.327 MB/s
Random Write 512KB: 247.991 MB/s
Random Read 4KB (QD=1): 30.388 MB/s
Random Write 4KB (QD=1): 96.105 MB/s
Random Read 4KB (QD=32): 266.069 MB/s
Random Write 4KB (QD=32): 242.767 MB/s

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Here's what I got on AS SSD
Seq Read: 500.52 MB/s
Seq Write: 430.10 MB/s
4k Read: 23.89 MB/s
4k Write: 64.42 MB/s
4k-64Thrd Read: 322.01
4k-64Thrd Write: 265.69
Overall Score: 975
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I guess only time will tell if this drive has good reliability.
 
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