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July 7, 2011 12:01:10 AM

Hi, im looking to add a 600-64gb SSD drive to my computer and need recommendations. price isnt an issue i just want realiablity and speed.

My mobo: Evga FTW3
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813188065&cm_re=evga_ftw3-_-13-188-065-_-Product

products im considering:
1)OCZ Vertex 2 OCZSSD2-2VTXE60G 2.5" 60GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820227550&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-RSSDailyDeals-_-na-_-na&AID=10521304&PID=4176827&SID=17955vnf8made
2)OCZ Vertex 3 VTX3-25SAT3-60G 2.5" 60GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820227737
3)Corsair Nova Series 2 CSSD-V60GB2 2.5" 60GB SATA II Internal Solid State Drive (SSD
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820233188



Thanks for your help

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a c 143 G Storage
July 7, 2011 1:16:38 AM

My recommendation: (In order of ranking)
  • OCZ Vertex 3 60 GB
  • Corsair Force Series GT 60 GB
  • Crucial m4 64 GB
  • Intel 320 80 GB
  • OCZ Vertec 2 60 GB
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    July 7, 2011 3:59:35 AM

    ^+1

    With Nova off the list as well. And a switch between the vertex 2 (25nm nand) and something like the corsair f60 (34nm nand and still sandforce 1200).

    Prices have been doing great things. Just saw the ocz solid 120 for sale for less than $200 at ncix weekly sale.
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    July 7, 2011 4:15:59 AM

    Ordered the Vertex 3 60gb. Checked it out. it had a vid attached to it explaining how its the 3rd gen newest tech etc....was sold. thanks bro
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    July 7, 2011 4:17:26 AM

    Best answer selected by jason gran.
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