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newegg away, my OCN minions!


BTW, i noticed the Vertex 3 can do 550 mb speeds, but is that not gonna happen on SATA 3GBs unless i plug it in to a SATA 6gb on my ASUS u3s6 card?

btw there's an email bonus of 10% off either intel or OCZ...
     
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Crucial C300 128gb 199.99

Vertex 3 120gb is OOS at the egg

Crucial M4/Micron c400 128gb when available - superbiiz did have the c400 but now only shows the 256 and 512 versions.

I think any Gen3 SSD will be a solid choice - only benches will show the slight differences.
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what's the difference between the crucial and the OCZ?
     
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Originally Posted by ChronoBodi View Post
what's the difference between the crucial and the OCZ?
Controllers. The OCZ is a sandforce, and I believe the Crucial is a Marvell.
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That new Vertex 3 has a newer Sandforce controller is faster but costs more than the C300.
Edited by Riou - 4/25/11 at 12:54pm
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C300 is a Gen2 SSD and C400 is the Gen3 version with somewhat better seq read and write than the c300. The vertex 3 is a sandforce based drive while the crucial/micon use a Marvell controller. Also i think the random read was slightly lower on the c400 compared to the c300. All are really good choices. There are plenty of articles around the net that will show various benches comparing the drives.
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actually where can i put a 2.5 SSD? should i get a 3.5 SSD instead? where should i put it?

     
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It'll fit in your normal 3.5" hard drive slot just fine.
Amazon has the Vertex 3 120GB for $308 btw if you're waiting on it.
Edited by PoopaScoopa - 4/25/11 at 1:20pm
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wait, a 2.5 can fit into a 3.5 HDD bay space? cause there isn't a lot of 3.5 SSDs compared to 2.5 SSDs...
     
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wait, a 2.5 can fit into a 3.5 HDD bay space? cause there isn't a lot of 3.5 SSDs compared to 2.5 SSDs...
They usually come with a bracket to make it 3.5". Otherwise it would just sit in perfectly fine. You don't drag your computer around to LANs very often do you?
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