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^^ agreed

or you could pick up a microcenter branded ssd for $20 more with a SF controller
Is sandforce really worth the extra price? I do 2x MC close by so this is a possibility
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I thought the agility 2s were sandforce based?
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I thought the agility 2s were sandforce based?
they are.
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Its a Kingston. They make budget SSD's. I have one and love it but form your own opinion on it. I've also had no issues with getting their rebates incidentally.
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Well if rebates can be tough I am out. Hope maybe this helped some1 else.

While I am here though if I were to install windows on a ssd and games and everything else on a hdd what is the real point in the ssd? Does windows become a hell of alot faster when opening and closing stuff or what?
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I am confused as to why this was said then.

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or you could pick up a microcenter branded ssd for $20 more with a SF controller
I want the Vertex 2 but the fact that the rebate has a limit of 1 disinterests me. I want 2 for raid 0.
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I am confused as to why this was said then.



I want the Vertex 2 but the fact that the rebate has a limit of 1 disinterests me. I want 2 for raid 0.
Microcenter has its own brand. Agility 2's are OCZ branded Sandforce ssd's.
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Well if rebates can be tough I am out. Hope maybe this helped some1 else.

While I am here though if I were to install windows on a ssd and games and everything else on a hdd what is the real point in the ssd? Does windows become a hell of alot faster when opening and closing stuff or what?
Programs on the ssd (like 'net explorer) open faster than Houston at a 600 man...

You'd be going from post to desktop in under 30 seconds.
post #19 of 26
32 seconds on my MSI 890GX system. Wish I could get it to post faster!
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I have this SSD in my MacBook Pro, great for a laptop, but probably go with the Agility for your desktop.
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