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Hey there,

After seeing a thread where his Vertex 2 Extended died after 3 days, and after seeing his dad also had problem with these SSD's, I was wondering if I should pay a bit more and go for a C300 128gb instead...

First I was thinking of buying:

http://www2.hardwareversand.de/artic...6617&agid=1145

But then saw that thread, do these Vertex rly have a high rate of failing? Should I go for this one? :

http://www2.hardwareversand.de/artic...1475&agid=1145

Really don't want to buy the Vertex 2 E and then find it dead a week later, seriously though, it's a lot of money, and I don't want to RMA it lol.
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I'm sure it was a fluke that it died so early but I'd vote for the C300 anyways.
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I'm sure it was a fluke that it died so early but I'd vote for the C300 anyways.
Couple of questions:

1. What is the actual benefit of these C300's? Something that explains why they're like 30€ more expensive?

2. Do I still get TRIM on my rig like on the Vertex?

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Trim is automatic if u have Win 7.

The C300 was or is the fastest last I checked.

Many folks don't like ocz due to the amount of faulty ssd's back in the day.
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I was looking for one of those SSD's too. The Intel alternative is in my choice set too which ships for the same price as the vertex. The C300 is around 40~45 euro's more expensive, don't know whether it's worth it. Will follow this topic.
    
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They are same MLC but C300s support SATA 6Gb/s interface.
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They are same MLC but C300s support SATA 6Gb/s interface.
Is the C300 128Gb any better than the Vertex 2 Extended 120Gb?
    
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I need more suggestions guys
    
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Honestly, you've been asking for a couple of days now for which drive to get.
You've seen what everyone else has said at least three times over now.
You should base your decision on price now because the actual difference between all these SSDs will realistically only be noticed when benchmarking.
As for everyday use they will all be great upgrades from standard HDD.

I haven't heard of any of my friends having their vertex 2 fail, so don't be scared
to grab one of those if you think it'll die.

If price is no object get the C300, otherwise if you can find the Vertex 2 for
less get that. I went with an Intel X25-M 120GB because
it offered, for the most part, similar performance but at a way lower cost.

So, make up your mind already and just get the SSD. Either way, you won't
be disappointed.
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Honestly, you've been asking for a couple of days now for which drive to get.
You've seen what everyone else has said at least three times over now.
You should base your decision on price now because the actual difference between all these SSDs will realistically only be noticed when benchmarking.
As for everyday use they will all be great upgrades from standard HDD.

I haven't heard of any of my friends having their vertex 2 fail, so don't be scared
to grab one of those if you think it'll die.

If price is no object get the C300, otherwise if you can find the Vertex 2 for
less get that. I went with an Intel X25-M 120GB because
it offered, for the most part, similar performance but at a way lower cost.

So, make up your mind already and just get the SSD. Either way, you won't
be disappointed.
So do you think for:

- Playing World of Warcraft
- Load Win7

The Vertex 2 will be as good as the C300?

I might sound annoying, but 190-230€ is a lot of cash for me, so I want to spend it on the right thing.
    
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