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Dear all,


I am in dire need of an SSD and my budget is 250 euros for minimum 120 GB would love 160 GB/ 180GB. For the moment, I am in continental Europe and I have access to the following shop : www.alternate.de


You can find their available products here : http://www.alternate.de/html/categoryListing.html?navId=1684&tn=HARDWARE&l1=Festplatten&l2=Solid+State+Drives&l3=SATA&l4=2%2C5+Zoll&



What do you guys recommend and why? smile.gif
 
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http://www.alternate.de/html/product/Festplatte/Corsair/Force_F115_2,5_SSD_115_GB/824772/?tn=HARDWARE&l1=Festplatten&l2=Solid+State+Drives&l3=SATA&l4=2%2C5+Zoll

I would say this the read/write of this drive is very good, plus corsair products dont tend to go wrong
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Go with an A-Data S599, Corsair Force, Crucial C300, G.Skill Phoenix Pro, or Mushkin Callisto Deluxe. Whatever is cheapest.
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Thank you for the recommendation. Amazing speeds but a bit small ... how about this one??

OCZ Vertex2 E 2,5" SSD 180 GB (bis zu 285 MB/s (lesen)
bis zu 275 MB/s (schreiben)


http://www.alternate.de/html/product/Festplatte/OCZ/Vertex2_E_2,5_SSD_180_GB/409930/?tn=HARDWARE&l1=Festplatten&l2=Solid+State+Drives&l3=SATA&l4=2%2C5+Zoll
 
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Originally Posted by Wishmaker;13073416 
Thank you for the recommendation. Amazing speeds but a bit small ... how about this one??

OCZ Vertex2 E 2,5" SSD 180 GB (bis zu 285 MB/s (lesen)
bis zu 275 MB/s (schreiben)


http://www.alternate.de/html/product/Festplatte/OCZ/Vertex2_E_2,5_SSD_180_GB/409930/?tn=HARDWARE&l1=Festplatten&l2=Solid+State+Drives&l3=SATA&l4=2%2C5+Zoll

I wouldn't recommend OCZ, they've been having a lot of problems with their new manufacturing process.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Wishmaker;13073416 
Thank you for the recommendation. Amazing speeds but a bit small ... how about this one??

OCZ Vertex2 E 2,5" SSD 180 GB (bis zu 285 MB/s (lesen)
bis zu 275 MB/s (schreiben)


http://www.alternate.de/html/product/Festplatte/OCZ/Vertex2_E_2,5_SSD_180_GB/409930/?tn=HARDWARE&l1=Festplatten&l2=Solid+State+Drives&l3=SATA&l4=2%2C5+Zoll

YES to that i would of recommended that but I didnt see it, that one you should get
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Crucial C300 128GB or OCZ Vertex 3 120GB

C300 = Better 4K (real world OS Drive performance)
Vertex 3 = Better all around performance
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Once again, many thanks for the replies. I will be using a Rampage II mobo for this SSD. The Vertex 2 has manufacturing issues, C300 is in stock, the Vertex 3 is not but it has better all around performance.


Are you guys positive that the Vertex 2 is inferior to the C300 and Vertex 3 on a Rampage II mobo? If yeah, I will have to choose between the c300 and Vertex 3.
 
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I got this one and am very happy with it: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820249010

I get the speeds advertised on the drive when using the ATTO benchmark.
post #10 of 18
I'm very happy with my OCZ Vertex 3 120GB SSD. I think having an SATA-6Gbps one is a good idea for future-proofed speeds. In the end, real-life use of the SSD will give you 70% to 80% of ATTO benchmark results in speeds (which are around 500MB/s for read and write for my SSD).
    
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