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I'll be in the market looking for an SSD this boxing week and I was wondering if a 120gb drive is worth it over a 60GB drive. I'm only looking to use it as a boot drive, for main applications, and 1-2 games. Is 60GB enough for this or do I need to fork out the extra cash for the 120?

Also, I've heard a lot of people praising the Sand Force controllers but I don't know why this is. Why is Sandforce so much better than JMicron or any other controller? Thx.
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post #2 of 19
sandforce has less problems and responds better, the other controllers also tend to "fail" hardware wise alot more.

60GB should be good for windows and 2 games, i short stroked my windows 7 on my 500GB drive, and its only in a 35GB partition, still over 12GB left
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Boxing day walk in sale In Ontario
http://www.overclock.net/online-deal...3-1600mhz.html
$170 for 128gb
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Boxing day walk in sale In Ontario
http://www.overclock.net/online-deal...3-1600mhz.html
$170 for 128gb
Yeah, that caught my attention already lol.

I was also looking at NCIX's current deals. They even have 80GB or 90GB for $140/$150 which probably sounds perfect.
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post #5 of 19
60GB is enough for a OS plus 1-2 games and you should have around 1/3 space left, which is good for SSD. IMO, getting 2 60GB for raid is a better option:/
post #6 of 19
120 GB Sandforce SSD would be best choice!
    
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post #7 of 19
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I think I'm looking at a Kingston 64GB or the OCZ Vertex 2 60GB. The kingston is $79.99 and the OCZ is 109.99 with $20 rebate. So The OCZ looks to be $14 more. Which is a good choice?
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post #8 of 19
I would go with OCZ. It has the Sandforce controller while Kingston should use the Indilinx one.
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Ocz vertex 2 is the better choice. Faster, trim, and garbage collection.
    
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The C300 is the best.
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