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    Default OCZ's original Core series SSD pricing plummets

    With its Core V2 series now out and about, OCZ has slashed the prices of its slower, original SSD lineup. After the $70 rebate, Newegg stocks the 64GB variant for $99.

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    Careful on these.........very good price but very bad I/O performance. Not good for an OS drive.

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    will they raid? that was a very sucessful excercise with expensive ssd's
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    Don't see why they shouldn't, but it's not the file transfer speeds overall that's the problem, it's the small file I/O issues that make them bad for OS drive.

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    so really you would be better off to go out and buy a usb flash drive?
    http://img246.imageshack.us/img246/5522/881217549921tl2.png

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    Not sure, would need to see the numbers I suppose. These are good drives, but not nearly as amazing as the newer series products that trounce them in performance.

    I guess it's a price vs performance thing that someone would have to decide for themselves.

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    anandtech exposed the problem with these drives, i'd stay away from these drives. read the intel SSD review they did for the details.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jameson View Post
    anandtech exposed the problem with these drives, i'd stay away from these drives. read the intel SSD review they did for the details.
    James, it always amazes me how "with it" you are while you're constantly traveling and what not.

    Here's the link to the conclusion of that article...

    http://www.anandtech.com/cpuchipsets...px?i=3403&p=17

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