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04 Dec 2010   #11

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Windows 7 Ultimate 64

My Crucial Real SSD is amazing and what a steal at $135.00 for a 64gb Sata III drive. I'm sure there going for even less now, WEI 7.7 !

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04 Dec 2010   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

I'll be getting a Patriot Inferno SSD. What you'll notice are the little things - explorer loads virtually instantly and everything feels smoother.
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05 Dec 2010   #13


I have two of the Vertex 2, 120GB and they are sweet. I put the Corsair Force 120 in the wifes system and she is tickled to death with its performance. I slapped a Kingston VNow 64GB in my netbook and it really made a difference there.

I have only had one SSD take a crap on me and that was one of the original Vertex 128GB with the indlilnix controller and I swear by the OCZ support. I requested an RMA and the next day they emailed me the RMA number and shipping directions; sent the drive in and 4 days later got the email saying they are replacing the drive. 5 days later a brand new drive arrived at my front door which was shipped from Tiawan.

For that reason alone I will stick with OCZ for SSDs and go with their SandForce controlled drives only.
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05 Dec 2010   #14
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

Kipper, I had a very similar experience with OCZ. Their service is great.
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05 Dec 2010   #15
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1

barely containing my excitement, i've just ordered a 60 gig ocz vertex 2e - should be arriving tomorrow!

i was looking at the intel x-25v, but 40 gigs just seemed way too small for my gaming needs - the ocz was only 20 more expensive, for 20 more gigs.

couldn't quite stretch to the 80 gig intel - that was 45 more than the ocz, for those extra 20 gigs.
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05 Dec 2010   #16


Must be the season for SSD. Been researching them myself and opted for a 120 Gb OCZ Vertex2 E series.
This will be for OS and programs. Data will go to a 1 Tb WD black HDD.
Can't wait to put it together, especially as it will be a brand new build comp as a Christmas pressie for the Handbrake.
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