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Ok so for one of my stocking stuffers i got a $25 gift cert for Amazon.com and don't know what to spend it on. I have been kind of reluctant to get an SSD so for the main topic... If I chose to spend it on getting an SSD which would you guys recommend for my Sig Rig to replace my raptor for mainly the OS drive and maybe a game or two. Around a 60 GB should be good.
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If your going for 60GB, I'd say a OCZ Vertex 2.


One of the best sandforce driven SSDs out right now. That along with OCZ's great customer support, you can't go wrong.
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post #3 of 7
OCZ Vertex 2
Mushkin Callisto Deluxe
G.Skill Phoenix Pro
Corsair Force
Pick your size and get whichever is cheapest out of those four. They're basically the same, internally.
post #4 of 7
Basically anything with the sandforce controller should do great, can't go wrong with any of them.


OCZ has invested a little more on the sandforce, so they get a performance boost, due to receiving firmware updates before the other drivers, so they are a little faster than the rest.
But basically they are all the same HDDs with different sticks on them, so choose for costumer support or brand loyalty, aside from the OCZ firmwares...
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If your going for 60GB, I'd say a OCZ Vertex 2. Amazon.com: OCZ Technology 60 GB Vertex 2 Series SATA II 2.5-Inch Solid State Drive (SSD) OCZSSD22VTXE60G: Electronics

One of the best sandforce driven SSDs out right now. That along with OCZ's great customer support, you can't go wrong.
Thats looks like a good deal, i would be getting it around $90.
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It's probably already somewhere here, but whats the difference between the Agility and Vertex series?
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post #7 of 7
The Vertex 2 is a better drive rated at 50K iops not sure what the other one is rated if I remember correctly I think its 15K
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