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Hey OCN

Title says it all and I was looking at this. I've looked around on threads and stuff and this seems to be a common one which people should choose?
I'm planning on using the SSD as a boot drive and have a couple of games on there such as Counter Strike.

Also is it worth it?

Thanks!
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Thats an excellent SSD. I would get that one for sure. Another popular one that is reasonably priced is the Intel X25 SSD.. Good read and write rates. But the one you are considering is an excellent choice. I hear alot of people saying an SSD was one of the most noticeable upgrades. Booting into windows is far quicker etc. Crucial is an excellent name as well and their support is second to none imo. Considering that one myself. I need an SSD. It alone would outperform my 3x RAID0
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i honestly don't think buying a ssd right now is worth it. If you got the money go ahead.
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i honestly think buying a ssd right now is worth it. If you got the money go ahead.

fixed ;-)

EDIT: And those crucials have amazing reviews! top of the line SSD there
    
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What about the C400 coming soon? Worth the wait, or grab the C300 now?
    
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What about the C400 coming soon? Worth the wait, or grab the C300 now?
Hmm, didn't know there was another coming out, how long will I have to wait? Plus does it have more storage and faster read/write times?
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All the companies are putting out new ssd's soon,and yes it will be worth the wait.
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post #8 of 10
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Originally Posted by BMorrisSly View Post
Hey OCN

Title says it all and I was looking at this. I've looked around on threads and stuff and this seems to be a common one which people should choose?
I'm planning on using the SSD as a boot drive and have a couple of games on there such as Counter Strike.

Also is it worth it?

Thanks!
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That SSD is one sided with its performance, great read but no write:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820227528
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All the companies are putting out new ssd's soon,and yes it will be worth the wait.
Do you know when it will be released and price in GBP?
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Do you know when it will be released and price in GBP?
64GB should be around $100 and 128GB around $210. Some rumours suggest Q1 2011 as release date.
    
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