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Whatever you do just be sure it has a sandforce controller.That one you linked is ancient tech...stay far away.
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post #22 of 36
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w/e you do don't buy the Crucial SSD look at the read/write times they are junk.
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atleast 150MB/s... otherwise its no faster than a HDD.
It's rare to see two people manage to be so badly wrong in such a short space of time.

The sequential writes on the C300 are not actually that different to any other SSD when you use incompressible data, and they match or exceed everything else when doing small random writes. And the types of writes that you actually do 90% of the time are small & random - which SSDs are several orders of magnitude faster than ANY mechanical drive or array will ever be.
post #23 of 36
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Originally Posted by toxaris71 View Post
winodws 7 64 bit requires 20gb of space, and you need extra space on your main hard drive to dump the ram in when you put your computer on hibernate. I would think a 40gb ssd should be enough
I've managed to install Windows 7 64bit on a 14GB HDD. why waste aload of money when you would have 20+GB free?
    
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LOL, only 5% of windows 7 are writes, and the read times are the fastest in the industry. FAIL.
You own one of these fail...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820233153

(If you need SataIII for some reason)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820233130

(This is what I recommend)

Regardless performance to price of these models is far exceeding the crucial models.
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I've managed to install Windows 7 64bit on a 14GB HDD. why waste aload of money when you would have 20+GB free?
Because it's only a little more money for 4x the space.Good sandforce controlled 60gb ssd's are around a 100 bucks now.NOTHING can beat that price.
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(If you need SataIII for some reason)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820233130

(This is what I recommend)
Brilliant speed/value for money, +rep.

Cant believe I missed that!
    
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post #27 of 36
i decided to get the microcenter branded ssd's for $220, Its sandforce and looked pretty amazing on a few benchmarks that I saw. 2 64gb in raid 0 for around $200 is awesome.
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Because it's only a little more money for 4x the space.Good sandforce controlled 60gb ssd's are around a 100 bucks now.NOTHING can beat that price.
Gocompare can.
    
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Brilliant speed/value for money, +rep.

Cant believe I missed that!
It's only 40gb 60gb are nearly the same price.
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post #30 of 36
go for 2 of the 16 gb and RAID 0, should be pretty fast
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