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post #11 of 20
If you are looking to spend that much I would definitely wait until the new drives like the vertex 3 come out.

But honeslty I don't think you will feel the huge gain like you did going from HDD to SSD. Unless of course you have 2 of them so you can actually see those huge read and write speeds when transferring between drives.
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If you are looking to spend that much I would definitely wait until the new drives like the vertex 3 come out.

But honeslty I don't think you will feel the huge gain like you did going from HDD to SSD. Unless of course you have 2 of them so you can actually see those huge read and write speeds when transferring between drives.
Eagerly (but patiently) waiting for the Vertex 3 and C400 then

I won't notice any gain it's true, but mostly because the new drive will be used in the new rig. I feel I might need the extra performance because I'll be downgrading from Windows XP to Windows 7
    
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Eagerly (but patiently) waiting for the Vertex 3 and C400 then

I won't notice any gain it's true, but mostly because the new drive will be used in the new rig. I feel I might need the extra performance because I'll be downgrading from Windows XP to Windows 7
Any news on the C400's release?
    
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Any news on the C400's release?

I was asking myself the same question. And how will the c400 compare to the Vertex 3 ?
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I was asking myself the same question. And how will the c400 compare to the Vertex 3 ?
I hope the new Agility 3's and Vertex 3's whoop thier butt .
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post #16 of 20
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Originally Posted by Digital Artist View Post
I was asking myself the same question. And how will the c400 compare to the Vertex 3 ?
Probably the same as the Vertex2s and Crucial 300s.

The Crucial is easily a far better drive.

I've had 9 SSDs including GSkill, Intel 80GB G1s&G2s, OCX Vertex 2s, and Crucial.

The Intel drives come close but the Crucial is the best.
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Probably the same as the Vertex2s and Crucial 300s.

The Crucial is easily a far better drive.

I've had 9 SSDs including GSkill, Intel 80GB G1s&G2s, OCX Vertex 2s, and Crucial.

The Intel drives come close but the Crucial is the best.
I am looking forward to the benchmarks when they release.
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I am looking forward to the benchmarks when they release.
As am I.

Crucial already has some benchmarks posted at @ a 17% increase.

As OCZ and SF has shown in the past they're specs are subject to interpretation.

I find it difficult that anyone believes anything they say.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820227648

I would go with that, but it seems many are having problems with it.
I plan to purchase an OCZ Revo-Drive eventually.
    
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