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    Default Everyone buying an SSD should read this first!

    Great help for everyone who wants to buy an SSD.
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    Default Re: Everyone buying an SSD should read this first!

    I don't recognise some of the brands mentioned.

    I hate to say this, but the slowest SSD out there provides a huge increase in system performance, so as the old J.Geils Band song goes,...."First I look At The Price".
    I always shop for certain brands, and only by the best price I can get.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vinman View Post
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    Exactly because of this review I bought my m500 960GB SSD.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vinman View Post
    Do a search on that page for "Pure" and see how many times we are listed. A lot more then those two.
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    Default Re: Everyone buying an SSD should read this first!

    I saw a 240gb ssd from PNY that was $109 on newegg yesterday. I think the max read was 500 and max write was around 425. The max read/write IOPS was both at 60k. Darn good ssd for the price and the user reviews were great.

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    Quote Originally Posted by joshjaks View Post
    I see that I'm not the only one looking for good deals,..............

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    Quote Originally Posted by realneil View Post
    I see that I'm not the only one looking for good deals,..............

    Im with you too. Want to run a raid. As for the "the slowest SSD out there provides a huge increase in system performance," You are 100% correct. Yes they are making them faster and faster but outside of Boot times will you really notice the difference during day to day use? I dont think so. So Im with you again. Find a good deal on last gens model and roll with it!
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    Default Re: Everyone buying an SSD should read this first!

    I have two 120GB Kingston SSD drives to RAID, just waiting in the wings.

    I also have two dissimilar brand 256GB SSD drives that I may try to RAID.

    All of them were bought over time, on sale. LOL!

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    that PNY SSD Is a bait and switch, they sent SSDs to reviewers with different nand than the ones they are selling.

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    Default Re: Everyone buying an SSD should read this first!

    Quote Originally Posted by alan1476 View Post
    That PNY SSD Is a bait and switch, they sent SSDs to reviewers with different nand than the ones they are selling.
    Ouch!

    None of mine are PNY,.............the two 256GB SSDs are Verbatim and Transcend.

    The 480GB is a Blue Kingston HyperX

    If what you're saying is true, they're gonna take a huge PR hit for that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by alan1476 View Post
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    That's very wrong.

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