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post #1 of 20
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Hi there.

Just wondering which controller would be best for a boot drive with my OS/programs on.

I was looking at the Corsair F60, Crucial C300 or either the OCZ vertex series.

What do you guys reckon?
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C300 64gb
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C300 64gb
Just installed this drive Saturday, and so far I'm quite happy with it
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go with an ocz vertex,they currently have the best ssd's out atm and they perform amazingly
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post #5 of 20
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C300 64gb
I've noticed they have slower write speeds. Is this due to the different controller to the Corsair drives? If I am correct, they have better random reads though?

Quote:
Originally Posted by R00ST3R View Post
Just installed this drive Saturday, and so far I'm quite happy with it
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go with an ocz vertex,they currently have the best ssd's out atm and they perform amazingly
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post #6 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by Crooksy View Post
I've noticed they have slower write speeds. Is this due to the different controller to the Corsair drives? If I am correct, they have better random reads though?
I'm not sure for the reason of slower write speeds. Here's a bench of my drive for you to use to compare though:
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post #7 of 20
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I'm not sure for the reason of slower write speeds. Here's a bench of my drive for you to use to compare though:
Yeah the Corsair drives have similar reads but a whopping 275mb/s writes.
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post #8 of 20
C300 is the best if you don't care about writes. If you do, then the cheapest sandforce drive is good for you.
 
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post #9 of 20
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Will I am asking what's best for a boot drive?
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post #10 of 20
Quote:
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Will I am asking what's best for a boot drive?
And you have been answered. Either a Vertex or a C300 will do you well.
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