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Samsung 840 120gb vs. OCZ Vertex 4 64gb

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February 3, 2013 3:38:47 PM

For a new build I am planning on using an SSD as a boot drive (plus maybe a game) and was wondering which of these would be best. They are both about the same price but the Samsung has about twice as much storage. While this may seem like an obvious winner, I was wondering if the OCZ is a better drive for whatever reason. Any insight is appreciated and feel free to make any other suggestions for an SSD.

Samsung 840 (120gb):
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B009NHAF06/ref=asc_df_B009NHAF...

OCZ Vertex 4 (64gb):
http://www.amazon.com/OCZ-Technology-2-5-Inch-Industrys...

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February 3, 2013 4:38:53 PM

RandomSauce22 said:
While this may seem like an obvious winner,


Correct. :) 

A 120GB SSD (any model) will have more NAND chips in it than a 64GB SSD, which equates to better performance, and it will maintain its advertised Read/Write speeds longer.

So better performance and twice the capacity is a no-brainer. :) 
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February 3, 2013 6:33:12 PM

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