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#57
I find CrystalMark isnt always 100% accurate for benching SSDs'

I always prefer ATTO and my benches are faster then the review for the 128Gb Crucial M4.

I get at least 520-530mb/s (maybe more) read tops
 
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#60
well looking at SSD but have no clue on that to look for, just want something fast and cheap on newegg

want something big enough for OS/benching
 
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#65
Wow, surprised this is the first time I'm seeing this. Thanks for the compilations!
 
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#67
Can't wait to get my Corsair Force Series 3 180GB SSD. Question, should I install Win 7 x64 on it or just use it as a pure gaming drive. I plan on putting my STEAM folder along with other game folders on this drive.

Thanks,
 
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#68
Install Win7 on it, I have tried many ways to get the best out of an SSD and installing your OS to it is one of the most profiting things you could do :)
Games loading times aren't going to benefit THAT much from it apart from a few games, this is probably because I used a 10k RPM HDD for them, if you were using a 7,2k you should see a good amount of time saved on loading ;)
What you'll really feel different is your OS that gets quick and snappy, no more waiting times and such.
 
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impressive thread!! THANK YOU!
 
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#72
If this is not the place to post. PM me and I will pull it.


New Plextor M3 128GB SSD F/W: 1.01, on sata2:



 
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#73
I just installed my SSD (Sata3, super fast) the other day.

YES: everything is "crispier"

NO: "best upgrade in 30 years evar" as many here state.

REALLY: Nothing worth to tell. Everything is as ordinary, as before. Maybe because my kit is already fuckin'4400 Mhz fast. But for sure the Samsung 830 looks like a piece of jewelry : )

Just to let you know.