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Help me decide. c300 vs c400.

post #1 of 19
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I just read the anandtech review on the c400, and the results are disappointing. This link pretty sums up what I read in the review:

Click Me!

Is the c400 really going to be worth it over the c300?
post #2 of 19
What are you going to be using it for?
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Video and audio editing, gaming, internet, and music.
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Might be worth it for the c400 then, but you're certainly not going to be up a creek with the c300 either.

My personal opinion? The c300 is all you'll need right now and you'd be paying a premium for a new series with the c400.

My recommendation? c300
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post #5 of 19
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So the c300 then? I only got one answer and I don't wanna go out and waste a bunch of cash with the wrong drive. The price of the c300 should drop when the c400 comes out. Right? Also, what is a good sata3 expansion card to use with the ssd?
post #6 of 19
Yes it should, but its already pretty low at $200. I would get the c300.
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Yes it should, but its already pretty low at $200. I would get the c300.
Well I'm going to buy the 256gb model
post #8 of 19
C400 is over all a faster drive.
I'm sure with firmware updates it will get faster.

Random read speed is only one of several factors.
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post #9 of 19
aha. Still, low prices on the 256 model also ($465 tigerdirect) are you considering intel 510 series or vertex 3 250gb?
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post #10 of 19
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Yes, I am considering any other drives. I eliminated the vertex 3 early because when I googled it, there were so many bad things about ocz. I didn't want to get the intel either because of it's very low random reads and writes. I am still open to any drive.
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