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Vertex 3 120Gb = 240Gb in Performance?

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So I noticed that all the reviews for the Vertex 3 are of the 240Gb model.

Is the 120Gb model going to have the same performance? This isn't the case with many SSDs.
     
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I read somewhere the write speeds are 30-40MB slower on the 120. I'll try and find the article.
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Either way your drive will be fast!
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I'd imagine they would have the same performance, sandforce drives have traditionally held the same transfer rate (as opposed to something like the C300 as far as write speed) throughout the product line.

Quick look on amazon notes 550/550 for R/W, I'd imagine this is the same for the 240 GB version as it's approaching the upper limit of SATA 6 Gbps
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Quote:
Originally Posted by beers;12872141 
I'd imagine they would have the same performance, sandforce drives have traditionally held the same transfer rate (as opposed to something like the C300 as far as write speed) throughout the product line.

Quick look on amazon notes 550/550 for R/W, I'd imagine this is the same for the 240 GB version as it's approaching the upper limit of SATA 6 Gbps

According to some insider sources I have, the new 120GB has a SIGNIFICANT drop in performance making it not much better than the vertex 2.
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Originally Posted by Verity22;12975360 
According to some insider sources I have, the new 120GB has a SIGNIFICANT drop in performance making it not much better than the vertex 2.

Unless you can prove they are from a reputable source you are still spewing garbage.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by beers;12975542 
Unless you can prove they are from a reputable source you are still spewing garbage.
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Completely reliable.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Verity22;12975360 
According to some insider sources I have, the new 120GB has a SIGNIFICANT drop in performance making it not much better than the vertex 2.

LIES. Utter crap.
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I had two Vertex 2's in raid0 cost £180 speeds were nearly up with the new Vertex3, even so I sold one of the drives and went back to a single drive. I found that in real usage of PC the amount of speed gaind in benchmarks did not show, the single drive opened programs nigh on instantly, the Raid0 slightly more instantly but not £90 worth!

Loading system took longer because of the raid0 set up, scanning with antivirus took twice as long as with a single drive. Same with the Revo because of its pseudo raid set up.

Is the Vertex 3 a Revo in SSD casing? Thats one question I would like to know the answer to. If so I would be better getting two Vertex2's in Raid again lol!

Atto raid0 benchmark I did [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y2sDzOVeCos[/ame]
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