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Was going to wait to get my hands on the Vertex 3, but I can't wait any longer. Ordered the C300 off of newegg today.

What can I expect with this drive, its my first ssd and have heard a lot of great things about ssd's in general. Which guide should I read over for first time set up and making sure the ssd is good to go. Thanks
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post #2 of 8
Check out this guide: http://www.overclock.net/ssd/700470-...ows-7-ssd.html

You should expect awesome boot times in the ~20 - 30 second range, near instant opening programs, and general bliss
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I bought one a few weeks ago and just ordered a second one off of newegg. Trust me you are going to love it.
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post #4 of 8
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Originally Posted by homer98 View Post
Was going to wait to get my hands on the Vertex 3, but I can't wait any longer. Ordered the C300 off of newegg today.

What can I expect with this drive, its my first ssd and have heard a lot of great things about ssd's in general. Which guide should I read over for first time set up and making sure the ssd is good to go. Thanks
I just got Vertex 3 120GB off NCIX for $273 tax in
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post #5 of 8
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I just got Vertex 3 120GB off NCIX for $273 tax in
Ncix has them at $299... Where did you pricematch?
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post #6 of 8
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yeah, newegg has them for 299 as well, sold out of course.

NCIX is sold out currently too, so not sure when they will be available.
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post #7 of 8
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Originally Posted by grassh0ppa View Post
Ncix has them at $299... Where did you pricematch?
http://www.overclock.net/online-deal...0gb-2-5in.html
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post #8 of 8
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Originally Posted by jjj112 View Post
oo damn, the product isn't there anymore. But that looks like a good place to check out pricematches. There are a lot of good stores shopbot doesn't seem to catch.

Edit: Damn, 4gb of Corsair Vengeance for $51 and a i5-2500k for $209.99 some great deals there! *adjusts pricematch*
Edited by grassh0ppa - 4/8/11 at 2:20pm
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