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Is this a good SSD?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820249010

I've never used the Plextor brand before and was curious if it's a good brand and how they treat RMAs and warranties.

Any help is appreciated! Thanks!
post #2 of 7
Im not familiar with Plextor, however if it were me, i would probably stick with an Intel SSD or one with more reviews atleast.
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If you're gonna dish out close to ~$300 on an SSD, why not go for an Intel one? or Corsair, OCZ, Crucial, etc...
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Well, they made some nice Optical drives a few years back; Maybe they're branching back out again.

Here's the wiki here.


I stopped buying plextor optical drives when I noticed they were just re-branded drives. Find any reviews on that drive?

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Legit Bottom Line: While the Plextor M2 Series puts up some nice performance numbers and offers the SATA 6Gbps interface, consumers will likely gravitate towards the newest SandForce controlled drives simply due to their sheer speed advantage. SOURCE

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I believe it is the same as C300..... You should not pay more than $200 for 120GB....
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But the speed on the Plextor is faster than the C300. And aren't the new sata 6Gb/s SSDs using the Marvell controller and not the Sandforce? This is my first SSD and I'm not really familiar with what's good. I'm looking for the highest speeds I can get for the money.
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Find one that you think is good and look at the reviews. A lot of these drives don't function as they are described (speeds). I would just get a really solid SSD like Intel or OCZ. Any SSD you get you'll notice a huge difference against your mechanical drives, but to me the difference in speeds between different SSDs are really not all that noticeable.
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