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Anyone have info on mushkin, kingston, or patriot SSDs?


links?
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Well these are the ones I'm looking at...
Mushkin Callisto 120gb
Corsair Force 120gb
Corsair Force 90gb
G.SKILL Phoenix Pro Series 120gb
G.SKILL Sniper Gaming Series 120gb
OCZ Vertex 2 90gb
OCZ Vertex 2 120gb
OCZ Vertex 2 120gb

I dont necessarily know what the difference between the two OCZ Vertex 2 120gb's are, but they are priced differently and have different part numbers.

I was going to buy the crucial c300 because it was on sale for $200 but I wasn't fast enough and its out of stock now.
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post #13 of 22
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Originally Posted by SHMaRiM View Post
Well these are the ones I'm looking at...
Mushkin Callisto 120gb
Corsair Force 120gb
Corsair Force 90gb
G.SKILL Phoenix Pro Series 120gb
G.SKILL Sniper Gaming Series 120gb
OCZ Vertex 2 90gb
OCZ Vertex 2 120gb
OCZ Vertex 2 120gb

I dont necessarily know what the difference between the two OCZ Vertex 2 120gb's are, but they are priced differently and have different part numbers.

I was going to buy the crucial c300 because it was on sale for $200 but I wasn't fast enough and its out of stock now.
The difference between the two Vertex2 120GB is the nm process. One is 34nm and the other is 25nm. The 25nm chip has write speeds up to 250MB/s while the 34nm has write speeds up to 275MB/s. Get the older 34nm while you still can.
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The difference between the two Vertex2 120GB is the nm process. One is 34nm and the other is 25nm. The 25nm chip has write speeds up to 250MB/s while the 34nm has write speeds up to 275MB/s. Get the older 34nm while you still can.
which one is which? the first one is the older 34nm one right?
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post #15 of 22
Get the crucial c300 120gb on sale for 200$ original is 260+


Awesome deal with promo code on newegg.

EDIT: ill give you the code when I get home in like 15 mins.of you want
Edited by WizrdSleevz - 4/1/11 at 11:39am
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Have you considered a INTEL SSD I believe they are quite good.
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post #17 of 22
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Get the crucial c300 120gb on sale for 200$ original is 260+


Awesome deal with promo code on newegg.

EDIT: ill give you the code when I get home in like 15 mins.of you want
I already mentioned I was going to buy that but its out of stock already...
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which one is which? the first one is the older 34nm one right?
It listed under details on Newegg. Open a window for both 120GB and click "Details" and scroll down.
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The ones with 285mbs read, and 275mbps are sandforce driven drives. generally the most reccomended. Every brand is the same with the sandforce, Just pick whichever one you think looks the coolest/has the best warranty.


The crucial ones run off of the Marvell controller, also very good.
Strange, I always understood that the SandForce controller is the one to go with. Is this wrong?
 
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Strange, I always understood that the SandForce controller is the one to go with. Is this wrong?
did you even read the part you quoted? lol
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