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Was trying to convince a guy that the single OCZ Vertex 3 240GB would be a much better route than 2 VelociRaptor 600GB drives in Raid. Am I correct in thinking that this would basically constitute the ultimate SSD setup vs the ultimate mechanical setup? Has anybody come across a review comparing both options? The price is more or less the same for either option after all, so really you're just trading performance for capacity.
    
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Originally Posted by cmeeks;13175548 
Was trying to convince a guy that the single OCZ Vertex 3 240GB would be a much better route than 2 VelociRaptor 600GB drives in Raid. Am I correct in thinking that this would basically constitute the ultimate SSD setup vs the ultimate mechanical setup? Has anybody come across a review comparing both options? The price is more or less the same for either option after all, so really you're just trading performance for capacity.

Not seen any reviews yet, but the raptor in raid will have a fast max transfer rate possibly close the vertex 3 however the vertex 3 will beat the riad setup, and as far the access speed, the SSD will always win...always!
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Not seen any reviews yet, but the raptor in raid will have a fast max transfer rate possibly close the vertex 3 however the vertex 3 will beat the riad setup, and as far the access speed, the SSD will always win...always!

Exactly this.
    
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Thanks! One more variation - how about the Vertex 3 240GB vs the OCZ RevoDrive X2 240GB? This Hexus Review shows the OCZ RevoDrive smacking the Vertex 3 around in every benchmark except for gaming. So why are they priced within $20 of each other and why would anyone buy the Vertex 3 instead of the RevoDrive?

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OK, got it - the RevoDrive uses Raid, so no trim support
Edited by cmeeks - 4/18/11 at 11:14am
    
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Exactly this.

wow, thanks man
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