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Looking for boot drive SSD + A game or two $85 budget
Jun 10, 2012, 3:36 PM
Hey. I'm looking for an SSD to put Windows on + maybe a game or two on it. I was looking at this originally:
But considering the Vertex 4 is out should I get this one:
Jun 11, 2012
Jun 10, 2012
looking boot drive game budget
Jun 10, 2012, 4:29 PM
If you could up your budget $11 then get a 120GB
I would take the vertex 4 over the first option and here are couple more 64GB options that got great reviews
Jun 10, 2012, 4:57 PM
Is that Mushkin good? Are they a reputable brand? Sorry it's my first SSD. The 120gb sounds godly though
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Jun 10, 2012, 5:01 PM
Yes they are a reputable brand and I have 3 of those and no issues. There is a few of them in here because of their aggressive pricing
Jun 10, 2012, 5:04 PM
Awesome, I'll pick that up then, would of missed out on an impressive SSD if it wasn't for you.
Is that comparable to a Vertex 4? I'm new to SSDs, so as long as the OS is quick and the load times on games are quicker then I'll be satisfied.
Jun 10, 2012, 5:07 PM
Vertex 4 same size is faster but it is only measurable not noticeable.
Jun 10, 2012, 5:30 PM
Okay, thanks. What about the catillo versions of that Mushkin 120gb ssd?
Jun 10, 2012, 5:33 PM
It is a SATA II drive and therefore limited to 3GB speeds.
Jun 10, 2012, 5:56 PM
So the original one you linked is better?
Jun 10, 2012, 5:58 PM
Yes it is a SATA III drive and it will surpass 3GB speed.
Jun 10, 2012, 8:16 PM
Sweet, I'm assuming that it connects via a SATA cable to a sata slot to the motherboard?
Jun 10, 2012, 8:20 PM
Yes it does. Set your SATA controller to ACHI mode in BIOS after you disconnect your other drives and do a clean install of windows on it then shut down and reconnect your other drive.
Jun 11, 2012, 12:39 AM
Best answer selected by Iceycold.
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