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I currently have a 840pro ssd with rapid enabled as my primary drive but need more space for games wondering what people recommend in the 500gig area.
Was looking at the sandisk extreme pro , 850 pro and evo .
Thanks in advance
post #2 of 8
I have an 850 EVO 500GB in my MacBook Pro and it kept me from buying a new laptop and I have a Crucial BX100 500GB in my sig rig and it brought more life to it than I could have ever imagined! ADATA has also been getting good reviews lately and will probably be the next SSD I buy. I'm no expert, just my experience. Research reviews and be happy! smile.gif
 
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If you have the money get a 850 Pro for the OS/Boot drive then use the older 840 Pro as the 2nd SSD. If you don't want to do that just get a 850 EVO for the 2nd drive.
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Basically depends on your budget.

Samsung and Crucial are really good. Never had problems with any of the ones I use. I actually use a old m4 Crucial as my Steam and game drive.

Sandisk and Intels are good too. Have a sandisk in the lappy and a 80GB intel one in the folder/boinc rig that been going on strong for over a year+ now with BOINC hammering it. Pretty much, its down to how much you want to spend on one.
 
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post #5 of 8
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Originally Posted by garikfox View Post

If you have the money get a 850 Pro for the OS/Boot drive then use the older 840 Pro as the 2nd SSD. If you don't want to do that just get a 850 EVO for the 2nd drive.

I had thought to do that , I have been reading a lot about these drives and that in real world the sandisk is actually a faster drive and more consistent.
Atm sandisk is $280 480gig 850pro $310 512gig evo $220 500gig
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Quote:
Originally Posted by garikfox View Post

If you have the money get a 850 Pro for the OS/Boot drive then use the older 840 Pro as the 2nd SSD. If you don't want to do that just get a 850 EVO for the 2nd drive.

I had thought to do that , I have been reading a lot about these drives and that in real world the sandisk is actually a faster drive and more consistent.
Atm sandisk is $280 480gig 850pro $310 512gig evo $220 500gig

I hope those aren't USD?
 
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post #7 of 8
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I hope those aren't USD?

More than likely AUD since the 850 Pro 512gb is currently going for $220 USD on Newegg right now.
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I hope those aren't USD?
No aud sry
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