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  1. fireblade77

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    Hi guys,
    can anyone tell me what is the difference between these ssd drives please ?
    OCZ Agility 3 Series
    OCZ Agility 3 Series - Solid state drive - 240 GB....

    and this one
    OCZ 240GB Vertex 3
    OCZ 240GB Vertex 3 SSD 2.5" SATA-III 6Gb/s Read.. ...

    i can see the 1st one is 525 read and 500 write speed with seek time 0.1ms and the 2nd is read 550 and write 520 with seek time the same.
    if this is the only difference with one costing £370 and the other costing £286 will i notice any difference when using my pc ?

    or is the Kingston 240GB HyperX a better option ?

    Kingston 240GB HyperX SSD - 2.5" SATA-III 6Gb/s - ...
    if i was gonna spend £370 or £400 on a 240gb ssd the price difference doesnt bother me but if i can get the same speed for £286 then why would spend the extra ?
    or am i missing something here ?
     
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    Agreed, the M4 is going to be the best price/performance. It already was, and they just bumped their performance by 20%.
     
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    don't get that agility drive, that one sucks donkey balls, just search for reviews, corsair driver's are also really good or crucial or the ocz max iops that one is really good but more expensive
     
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    corsair is good, that crucial drive gets a firmware update and than it will be 20% faster

    the crucial is in realife performans better than the corsair, altleast reviews say that, those specified specs are just synthetic benchmark score's and are just confusing, reallife performans is important
     
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    You also get more usable room with the crucial, 238 vs 223.
     
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    For performance/price, yes. There are faster ones, but they are proportionally more expensive. I suggest you read our review of the Crucial M4.
     
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    if i were you id buy what you want, But id buy half the size x 2 and raid em for double the speed, ive had intel soft raid for years now no major issues and it does improve my world simples
     
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