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So a friend of mine wants an SSD and i recommended the Samsung 830 as i am already using one my self and its one of the best

Found one 128Gb for 110$ so should i go for it? or should i choose another one for him?
     
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I have been fascinated by the Seagate 600 Series SSD's lately. The speeds are very fast, the question of course is that it's Seagate. I made a thread in the SSD section but it's yet to garner any responses.

I put a part list together for my friend a few days ago and included this SSD. I guess I'll find out for myself by weeks end.
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The Seagates are getting pretty rave reviews.
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I have been fascinated by the Seagate 600 Series SSD's lately. The speeds are very fast, the question of course is that it's Seagate. I made a thread in the SSD section but it's yet to garner any responses.

I put a part list together for my friend a few days ago and included this SSD. I guess I'll find out for myself by weeks end.

Not bad, Saw the reviews and it stacks quit well with the big boys but what about its reliability? thats the big question smile.gif
     
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Originally Posted by Awsan View Post

Not bad, Saw the reviews and it stacks quit well with the big boys but what about its reliability? thats the big question smile.gif

Absolutely, and another huge hurdle is how will Seagate's customer service be? From what I've learned over the years... quite abysmal.

Time will tell
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As best I can tell the Samsung 830 is a very good previous generation SSD and outperforms the "plain" Samsung 840 though not the 840PRO.
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As best I can tell the Samsung 830 is a very good previous generation SSD and outperforms the "plain" Samsung 840 though not the 840PRO.

Yea i can get a 256GB 830 for the price of a 128GB pro 840

And the difference is not that noticeable for a normal user
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Absolutely, and another huge hurdle is how will Seagate's customer service be? From what I've learned over the years... quite abysmal.

Time will tell

The Seagate's customer service thats another story for another day xD, but will look around and will keep you updated with what i find about the seagate as you are interested in it
Edited by Awsan - 7/23/13 at 5:30pm
     
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