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SSD Advice

Discussion in 'Building a new PC' started by Xplorer4, Mar 14, 2012.

  1. Xplorer4

    Xplorer4 Regular member

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    I am looking to pick up an SSD or two in the 60-80GB range. I might just get 1 for now and RAID0 it with my Intel X25MG2 for now until I have the funds for the second matching drive to do a proper software RAID0 through the mobo. I haven't really kept up on ssd reviews and wondered what brands are the best now? I see OCZ is really popular but I just havent been able to bring myself to trust anything OCZ. There stuff has always seemed to cheap to be good.
     
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    I've used two SSD's from OCZ and they work fine. IOPS (higher is better) and read/write speed (sequential and random) are important. The vertex series (whatever is fresh) seems to be a good price performance ratio, in my opinion. I really cannot comment on other brands though, i dont know enough about them.
     
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    if your going to use raid the crucial m4 is the best option, i have a cosair force 3 and get 120 gb and get 7.9 in windows rating.
     
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    Care to elaborate about the crucial m4? Also I dont care much for windows ratings. The results seem a bit skewed. I had 2x Intel X25Ms like my sig says but the sata port broke on one. If memorey serves me right, I got a 7.9 as well.
     
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