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I have found OCZ Agility 2 90Gb for $160. Not sure if i should pull the trigger or there are better SSD's around for about the same money. Opinions please?
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Looks like a good deal for me, that SSD is ~$190 on newegg.
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Agility 2's spec sheet states drive capable of 10,000 IOPS.

SSD with SandForce controller pull 50,000 IOPS.

I would try to find a Sandforce-based drive.
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post #4 of 10
Yes, compared to the normal pricing of a 90GB, it is a "better" deal than the others. However, I just want to point out that with CES being over, a whole slew of new products is going to be released at the end of Q1 and in Q2 of this year. This means that pricing are likely to continue dropping. If you could hold out, I would.
    
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post #5 of 10
Sounds good the 60GB Version of the Agility 2 is 40 dollars less at Microcenter and they always have the best deals... I'd say pull the trigger
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MCBrown.CA View Post
Agility 2's spec sheet states drive capable of 10,000 IOPS.

SSD with SandForce controller pull 50,000 IOPS.

I would try to find a Sandforce-based drive.
The Agility 2 uses a SandForce controller but with the gimped firmware.

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Originally Posted by ekg84 View Post
I have found OCZ Agility 2 90Gb for $160. Not sure if i should pull the trigger or there are better SSD's around for about the same money. Opinions please?
You can get 120GB SandForce for $190.... better price/GB.
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post #7 of 10
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MCBrown.CA View Post
Agility 2's spec sheet states drive capable of 10,000 IOPS.

SSD with SandForce controller pull 50,000 IOPS.

I would try to find a Sandforce-based drive.
Agility 2 is a sandforce based drive. As far as i know technically its a same as Vertex 2 with a slightly different firmware.

http://www.anandtech.com/show/3667/o...-mp-firmware/2
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hey Im on the same boat but i already got my SSD
OCZ Vertex 2 OCZSSD2-2VTX160G 2.5" 160GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) do you guys thing it wort the money or i made a bad choice in to get this model in fact i like to have 160 GB Im comfortable with this with OS and couples Games.
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post #9 of 10
this price looks good,i saw this Kingston SSDNow V Series 2.5" Solid State Drive online,i am not sure for its price,is it good?
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this price looks good,i saw this Kingston SSDNow V Series 2.5" Solid State Drive online,i am not sure for its price,is it good?
Do not buy kingston ssdnow
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