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Like the title says, I'm buying a SSD and need some advice on what to buy. My price is $200 and I'm looking for some quality, oh and I got SATAIII. Thanks!
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Like the title says, I'm buying a SSD and need some advice on what to buy. My price is $200 and I'm looking for some quality, oh and I got SATAIII. Thanks!
What size? $200 is a nice round number to work with but are you looking for 40? 60? 128?

I can point you to the Sales pages here someone had a really nice 60Gig GSkill drive for $85 a day or so ago. May still be there. Then I'd take the leftovers as payment for this service.

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I really like the OCZ Vertex series, if you can find one of the older ones (not new run), I highly recommend them.
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I want my OS on it and 3-4 games, so yeah around 60GB would be good enough.
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I really like the OCZ Vertex series, if you can find one of the older ones (not new run), I highly recommend them.
What's wrong with the new ones?
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Wait for a good sale. Newegg just had 20% any SSD sale. OCZ Vertex 2 80 gig for 135, 115 AR.
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post #7 of 22
Hmmm, looks like it went fast. But $85 for a 64Gb SSD it was going to go fast. lol

Hang on brb.


http://images17.newegg.com/is/image/newegg/20-220-511-TS?$S300W$


http://images17.newegg.com/is/image/newegg/20-227-550-TS?$S300W$

Not SATA III but they have much better read/write speeds. 285/275 respectively. Not $85 but there isn't any of those in the market thread now. Apologies.

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What's wrong with the new ones?
they have 49% less performance cause they are 25nm i was lucky and got a 34nm one. You can only tell the version you have once its installed so play safe and go for other drive with sandforce1200
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they have 49% less performance cause they are 25nm i was lucky and got a 34nm one. You can only tell the version you have once its installed so play safe and go for other drive with sandforce1200
How do I know which version I have?
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post #10 of 22
If they report 56.8GB they are 34nm if 52gb its 25nm. And if you run benchmarks you have half the performance
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