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Discussion in 'Storage' started by camoxiong, Aug 9, 2012.

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    My Samsung 500gb HDD just died on me yesterday and I was think getting a WD 300gb Raptor or maybe a 120gb SSD for boot and maybe a WD black for storage. So which is more reliable, a Raptor or a SSD? I just need a little bit speed to load my programs and games.
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    SSD no doubt.
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    So is a SSD more reliable than a Raptor?
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    If I go with a SSD, I don't know hwat to get. My cousin told me that I should stay away from OCZ, but not the Vertex 4.
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    M4 and get a lil' 500GB for your documents. Doesn't have to be anything fancy.
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    Is that one reliable?
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    I haven't read anything negative and its quick.
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    I'm in a budget. Since you recommend me the m4, but I've look at the Corsair Force Seires 3 and Force Series GT have simliar and close to same prices. Those 3 I have in mind, and Corsair is a good company. So which is more reliable?
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    If you're talking about reliable, I would go for a Samsung 830 series. It's fast and reliable :)
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    crucial m4, samsung 830 or intel 520 would be great picks
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    Is that one reliable too?
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    I just want one that is reliable and last for years.
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    Get a big SSD and you don't have to spend money on another HDD.
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    Again M4 with a secondary drive for your documents.
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    If you ask me, I would get a Samsung 830. The Vertex 4 might be fast, but I don't know about the reliability because its only been released recently. The Samsung 830 series on the other hand, has been released for quite some time and has many rave reviews.
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    Ok, thanks.
    Ok, thanks for you help. Now I can decide on which one to get, either a Sansung 830 or a m4.
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    Hey techguy31, since you recommend me the Samsung 830, I'm going to get one since Newegg is having a deal on it. $89.99 will a promo code for the 128gb.

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