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The Crucial RealSSD C300 64GB is the cheapest SATA3 SSD that I can find online. ($114.08) But is the performance of SSD in SATA3 worth it compared to SATA2? And is this a good SSD in general or should I go for the less expensive Kingston V100 Series 64GB SATA2 SSD? ($84.99)

http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=56783

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Id be inclined to go with the Kingston, cant go wrong at that price, you wont notice much in real terms with the Crucial being faster reads, I think the quicker write of the Kingston balances it out, even two of those in raid0 would be pretty neat! Thatd give you 500 read and 290 write....nearly... or ignore both and get a vertex2
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I think u should go with the C300. It's a very fast SSD so good as OS drive and it's worth it.
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post #4 of 20
The Crucial RealSSD C300 64GB is a very solid choice. Best performance out there at such capacity. I got it and very happy.
post #5 of 20
Get the C300. I have a couple of co-workers that have them. They work great for the OS. Write speeds on the other hand, are little slower but if you don't do much writing of files bigger than 512MB all the time, it don't matter.
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I have the C300 64GB and it works wonders. System is really fast!
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yeah mine gets a 7.9 in W7, I love the C300



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Kingston would only be worth it if it was in the 60's and lower, imo.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by fg2chase View Post
yeah mine gets a 7.9 in W7, I love the C300


mine used to get a 7.9 in W7... but ever since I did a clean install of windows when I put in my new P67 B3 revision board it won't go over 7.7
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Haha, my hdd scores a 5.4 in Win 7 but it's a junk drive. I am surprised that your Crossfire setup only scores 7.9! I wonder what GTX580s in SLI score?
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