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post #21 of 30
Regardless of what any haters may say, these SSD's are quite potent and reliable.
They really are well made drives.

I know my RAM and PSU are junk but not my SSD! .
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post #22 of 30
I don't think there are any haters. But the new drives just aren't as optimized for performance as they could be, given the use of new 25 nm NAND and the less than optimal configuration for smaller drives.
post #23 of 30
B&H photo video new york... has them instock... or they say they do... i got one from new egg and 3 from b&h... i ordered bh friday and don't have a tracking number yet... should have one monday morning... I would guess i will have them by tuesday...
post #24 of 30
I was thinking about getting a Vertex 3, honestly though at $300 I think I can wait. Technology moves way to fast and I would rather wait a few months for to AT LEAST go down to msrp($250). Most likely I will nab one up when it hits $200.
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Do you even have SATA III controllers to get the most of the speed? I'm just going by your sig rig.
post #26 of 30
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16816118132

I think that should handle them fine. Honestly... hard drives are what slow me up doing photography the most.. I am usually looking at about 600 raw photo's that are about 25 megs each... (so were talking about 20 to 30 gigs or so at a time that I am going through.... ...I hate waiting for them to load up... currently I have 3 60gig super talent drives running about 180mg in raid 0, but my board maxes out at about 550mb/s and really runs between 300mb/s and 450mb/s...

So... this is what I see.... these drives (vertex 3) are maxing out sata III which has only been out about two years. These are the first drives out... so what are we going to see in a year? What hard drive interface will the next 22nm intel board have? If it has sata III then these drives will be about as fast as you can get anyway... This LSI raid card and vertex drives will carry over for a while... (it was a little over my budget) but... to me... I think its a fair investment... (the only thing I will be waiting for is the internet to load my webpages ....

I really need to find a good socket 775 board... does anyone have a good board for sell with two PCI-E slots? I would love to get my hands on Asus M II....

I see a Vertex 3 drive being 250 in 9 months...
Its the first one out... and I agree prices will come down... but a year ago I paid 200 for 60gb... so this year i paid 300 for 120gb which is 3 times faster... I feel like the price is coming down pretty good in that time period.

Here is my thinking
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Do you even have SATA III controllers to get the most of the speed? I'm just going by your sig rig.
Wasn't sure if this was directed at me, but yes I do.
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Wow, that's a pretty steep price for a RAID card.

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Wasn't sure if this was directed at me, but yes I do.
Yes, it was.
post #29 of 30
well.... other raid card's wouldn't get you past what the motherboard can do you know... but this one will be doing more than motherboard chipsets for some time i would think
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Yes, it was.
Alright, yup I would be covered my board has 2 x SATA 6Gb/s.
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