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Real life usage =/= IOPS.


Id rather the evo over both. I just don't like current and previous sandforce drives or over paying for a drive.


Over all the above I'd recommend you can get this Seagate now for $130 240GB: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820248016


or

[URL=http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00CKAOJA0/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_il_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B00CKAOJA0&linkCode=as2&tag=amzons01-20

I'd honestly take anything but an Evo, due to the Samsung RAPID software. You risk data corruption/loss during transfer because its using your RAM as a buffer between the data and your drive.
You don't need to use RAPID...you may enable if you have a EVO and samsung magician, but it is not needed at all. RAM caching is pointless for the most part. RAPID IS OPTIONAL, not automatically there.
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Real life usage =/= IOPS.
Good point.

I live in Canada. Newegg.com does not ship to Canada. Newegg.ca has a sale on it also, but's $70 more. mad.gif
post #13 of 15
Been using an Evo since they came out. Where I live power outages are not at all uncommon. Take yesterday for example, high wind and massive rain left us with no power for 6 hours. When they tried to fix it I bet it came on and went off about 20 fricken times. My system was on for some of them and many more over the last few months.

I have Rapid in use and have yet to see any data corruption.
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Been using an Evo since they came out. Where I live power outages are not at all uncommon. Take yesterday for example, high wind and massive rain left us with no power for 6 hours. When they tried to fix it I bet it came on and went off about 20 fricken times. My system was on for some of them and many more over the last few months.

I have Rapid in use and have yet to see any data corruption.

Time for a UPS.
     
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Sandisk extreme very underrrated good SSD

but as for OP's choice Corsair is ahead by a mile

bang for your buck is Evo
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