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post #1 of 13
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As the title says.

i dont care at all about sequential crap, just the snappiness of the drive.

Looking for something under 100$

I already know about:

intel x25-v
vertex 2 40gb
vertex 60gb

are there any other great deals or not really? and is there really that much difference in snappiness between those three or not noticeably?

Also 60gb is preffered to 40gb so i can fit some games on there, but 40 is ok as well.

Thanks guys!
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post #2 of 13
Here are two...

I'm using the A-DATA one and it works fine. All I need the space for is the OS and two programs (Firefox, etc.) other is on secondary hd..

Patriot PS-100 32GB SATA I/II: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820220455
A-DATA 500 Series 32GB SATA II: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820211419

Both are 94.99 from Newegg...USD
Enjoy.
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Atm I think the best price/performance/size ratio is 60gb vertex 2. $129.99 AR @ Mwave.
Edited by ukic - 9/3/10 at 12:09am
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Under $100?

Vertex 1 60GB. Top of the class out of all the last-gen controllers!

Quote:
Originally Posted by Dark Prince View Post
Here are two...

I'm using the A-DATA one and it works fine. All I need the space for is the OS and two programs (Firefox, etc.) other is on secondary hd..

Patriot PS-100 32GB SATA I/II: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820220455
A-DATA 500 Series 32GB SATA II: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820211419

Both are 94.99 from Newegg...USD
Enjoy.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Dark Prince View Post
Here are two...

I'm using the A-DATA one and it works fine. All I need the space for is the OS and two programs (Firefox, etc.) other is on secondary hd..

Patriot PS-100 32GB SATA I/II: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820220455
A-DATA 500 Series 32GB SATA II: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820211419

Both are 94.99 from Newegg...USD
Enjoy.
Those 2 are slow, especially the PS-100

out of the OP's choices the Sandforce and the Intel ones would be my choices, and the Indilinx one is interesting, could even be worth it since it's 60GB...
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Under $100?

Vertex 1 60GB. Top of the class out of all the last-gen controllers!


Vertex 1 60GB smokes these.
but how fast is it compared to the intel and sandforce ssds?
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x-25v for random read/write win
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What about the OCZ agility series. On sale for $130 right now on newegg. Is it any good?
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Quote:
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What about the OCZ agility series. On sale for $130 right now on newegg. Is it any good?
I think they only do well in sequential stuff
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post #10 of 13
The Intel X25-V Has me smiling every time I set at my work station for 5 months now.
$100 bucks shipped, on newegg.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820167025
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