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SSD's $<240 worth it?

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Been thinking about getting an SSD for my new build to improve load times and especially Light Room responsiveness. Been looking at the 120GB drives in the $200 range but I see mixed reviews regarding reliability and compatibility. Should I be looking at something else? What would you guys recommend...OCZ or Corsair? both seem identical.

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Most SSD's are going to be fairly the same as its dependent on the controller - I would personally go with Corsair as they do have awesome customer service and excellent reliability. Crucial should be another brand to consider.

Mean time between failure (MTBF) is typically 1,000,000 hours, so they are fairly reliable
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