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OCZ Vector vs Samsung 840Pro 128GB

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OCZ Vector 128GB or Samsung 840Pro 128GB

Total: 3 votes

  • $150 OCZ Vector 128GB (promo comes with FarCry3)
  • 34 %
  • $140 Samsung 840Pro 128GB
  • 67 %
April 7, 2013 6:29:27 PM

I just read the Tom's Hardware article "Best SSDs For The Money: March 2013" and am pretty dead set on getting a high tier SSD. Main application will be for a gaming rig with a little bit of Adobe Photoshop & Premiere. I found the Samsung 840pro 128GB for $140 and the OCZ Vector 128GB for $150. OCZ Vector does come with a free Download of FarCry3. I know that the 840pro has a better reputation than the OCZ but is it a better deal to get the OCZ?
a b G Storage
April 8, 2013 9:59:44 AM

From a hardware standpoint the Samsung is a better drive.
a b Ô Samsung
a c 283 G Storage
April 8, 2013 8:46:45 PM

I normally recommend Samsung because of their stellar track record.

I maintain the ssd database listed in the sticky at the very top of this forum section. Here is the link:

http://www.johnnylucky.org/data-storage/ssd-database.ht...

Scroll down to the brands and models you are interested in and follow the links to the technical reviews.

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