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Vertex 2 should perform better. I believe that intel SSD has horrible write speeds.
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For compatability and reliability, the Intel wins. For performance, the OCZ wins. And for performance, you'll likely never notice a real world difference between the two unless you're running benchmarks.

SSDs are just plain fast...no matter which one you get.
     
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I've personally been using the Vertex in a netbook for over a year now, personally, I'd have to say it's AWESOME.

Survived anything I could throw at it.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by e_dogg View Post
For compatability and reliability, the Intel wins. For performance, the OCZ wins. And for performance, you'll likely never notice a real world difference between the two unless you're running benchmarks.

SSDs are just plain fast...no matter which one you get.
You will notice a difference in write speed, so the vertex wins. It comes with an extra 10gb for the price your paying.

Vertex 2 = 285reads 275writes.
Intel = 175reads, 35writes.

Vertex 2 wins by a long shot and you will notice the difference.
Edited by cl04k3d - 3/5/11 at 6:02pm
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I just hope it isn't the new 25nm drives for the vertex is what I am worried about since in tests it shows slower read and write by a lot

Guess I will just risk it though.
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Vertex 2 is not 25nm, neither is the intel btw.
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Vertex 2 is now shipping out their new 25nm drives (don't know about intel but I don't think so). That means I might get one of the new ones or one of the older ones which I would be hoping for since they are better but seem to have less reliability which isn't much of an issue for me since I will just replace it when that happens.
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Originally Posted by cl04k3d View Post
You will notice a difference in write speed, so the vertex wins. It comes with an extra 10gb for the price your paying.

Vertex 2 = 285reads 275writes.
Intel = 175reads, 35writes.

Vertex 2 wins by a long shot and you will notice the difference.
...those are sequential numbers... and mean nothing for an OS drive.

You need to look at random performance.
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