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  • Crucial M4 128GB

    19 82.61%
  • Kingston Hyper X 120GB

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  • Sandisk Extreme 120GB

    2 8.70%
  • Corsair Force 3 120GB

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Thread: A quick poll

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    A quick poll

    I've recently purchased a Crucial M4 ssd and it runs like a dream. No crashes, no errors, no updates, and what's best - it doesn't fragment.
    I'm thinking of getting another SSD, so which drive do you think is best out of the:
    -Crucial M4 128Gb
    -Kingston Hyper X 120Gb
    -Sandisk Extreme 120GB
    -Corsair Force 3 120GB

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    Re: A quick poll

    Just get another Crucial if you are happy with the one you have.
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    Re: A quick poll

    Also,don't forget the Crucial M4 128GB.

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    Re: A quick poll

    The SanDisk recently got rated as Editor's pick over at Storage Review. It has a faster grade of Nand than the other SSDs on your list

    http://www.storagereview.com/sandisk_extreme_ssd_review

    If you mean the 3K version of the Kingston Hyper X that Scan currently have on sale, then be aware that that SSD has a lower write endurance of only 3,000 writes compared with normal SSDs (that can do 5K writes). If you are the type to upgrade every year, then it probably won't affect you, but if you don't upgrade frequently then it might wear out before you are ready to replace it.

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    Re: A quick poll

    Don't forget the Samsung 830's either (which if you shop around are a good few quid cheaper than the Crucial's currently)

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    Re: A quick poll

    I would say Samsung 830 or M4.

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    Re: A quick poll

    Crucial M4 128GB

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    Re: A quick poll

    I would go with the Crucial one, its the best out of the list you have IMO.

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    Re: A quick poll

    I'd go for Samsung, then Crucial, then Sandisk, then the other two.

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    Re: A quick poll

    I went for Corsair Force GT. Slightly more money, but faster sync flash chips.

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    Re: A quick poll

    Stick with the M4, it's working well for you.

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    Re: A quick poll

    Ummm I do hope you're not defragging that SSD.
    Just want to clear it up, that yes SSD's do defragment, all the time often worse than hard drives because it breaks the data up over multiple memory chips, it's that SSD's are not effected by fragmented data, in fact having the data more broken up is better.

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    Re: A quick poll

    I have the Crucial M4, and am very happy with it, but would seriously consider the Samsung 830 drive now as well.

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    Re: A quick poll

    I'd say the Samsung 830 or M4

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    Re: A quick poll

    I'd also say the Samsung, but keep an eye out for special offers on other models, there have been some amazing deals recently.

    I can't see anything on 120gb drives atm, but this is pretty good for a 240gb one:
    http://www.aria.co.uk/SuperSpecials/...roductId=45280

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    Re: A quick poll

    Your missing the Samsung 830 off the list, important to have more than 1 non Sandforce controller, better reliability
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