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Much better 60GB Agility 2 for $10 more: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-542-_-Product
Just received this one today. Haven't tested it but has good reviews.
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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.
Thanks thats what I thought. So it really doesnt benefit me in the areas I care about. Games and apps. Ill wait for a SF ssd to go on sale then and just grind it out with my old hdd. I can post to desktop in about 45 secons to 1 min tops and I rarely shut my computer off once Ive found my 247 oc
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SATA II

Me no like SSD without SATA III Kind of defeats the purpose imo.
SATA 6Gb/s only provide better throughput. It is not needed for an OS/app drive as most drives will do under 100MB/s random.

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Good catch. Didnt even notice. Just got a sata 6gbs board may as well take advantage of that. Thanks
It doesn't matter.

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Sata III SSDs have great read and mediocre write speeds IIRC.
You mean the Crucial C300.

There will be other SATA 6Gb/s SSDs.... SandForce will have their SF-2xxx in 6-8 months.
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It comes with cloning software and an external USB enclosure. The drive's 4k random writes are only 4.9 Mb/s, well below even gen1 Intel drives which are still good drives even withot GC or TRIM.
    
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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.
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Microcenter has its own brand. Agility 2's are OCZ branded Sandforce ssd's.
^^this

some people hate rebates
rebates are limit 1 per household (normally)
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Much better 60GB Agility 2 for $10 more: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-542-_-Product
That's such a stupidly good deal.
     
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