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Windows 7: Samsung SSD vs. Sandisk

25 Aug 2012   #21
PSCO2007

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kbrady1979 View Post
That is really good for a mechanical HD. It is almost identical to my Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB storage drive. In my opinion, the only set of numbers that you will be able to "feel" are the 4K numbers (3rd row of numbers). The difference between HDD and SSD 4K reads/writes is what makes it worth it to get a SSD. Start/Restart time and application load time is what you will see and feel everyday when you are running a SSD. You can do the math for yourself but look at the difference between your 4K read speed and mine.....that is, as they say, "where it's at!"

Hope you catch a good deal on it and good luck! You'll love it
Thanks again,
I'm going to order the Samsung tomorrow - same one as yours.

BTW - the read speeds are from my Seagate Barracuda 7200 2tb- must be same as yours.


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25 Aug 2012   #22
kbrady1979

Windows 7 Professional 64bit SP1
 
 

No problem! Glad I could help out. I have recommended Samsung SSD's numerous times to friends and family and everybody that has picked one up has raved about it. It is honestly the only SSD I have had experience with that I can recommend, as far as new generation SSD's go. I do have an Intel X25-M that will probably be running when I'm old and gray lol!
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26 Aug 2012   #23
PSCO2007

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 
Samsung SSD

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kbrady1979 View Post
Look on Newegg for the Samsung. 3 weeks out of 4 it is $100 or less for the OEM model (not the desktop or laptop model). Cheapest I've seen it for was $85 about a month ago. Well worth it, Samsung has surpassed Intel for reliability in my eyes, and I have/had both.

A quick note about Samsung drives: They don't use Sandforce controllers, so the read/write speeds are the same across the board, no matter what data you are dealing with......compressible or incompressible.
Hi Kbrady,
I just went to Amazon and they are having a sale at $99.00.
I also received an email from my Discover card that said I had $15.00 in rebates that I could use at Amazon, so the total price for this drive was $88.00!

Thanks again for your time and advice.

Paul
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26 Aug 2012   #24
kbrady1979

Windows 7 Professional 64bit SP1
 
 

Awesome find! You won't be disappointed.
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28 Aug 2012   #25
PSCO2007

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lady Fitzgerald View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ignatzatsonic View Post
...Sandisk is not heard of much, so it's tough to rate its support/reliability...
I can give you an idea of Sandisk's support. Several years ago, I had a 16GB SD card go south only two years into a five year warranty. I emailed them about getting it replaced under warranty. That started a string of emails in which they played twenty questions until they found a loophole they could use to deny my claim; it had been purchased from Amazon.com with their so called "frustration free" packaging (it wasn't in their sealed package). Their website said nothing about their products having to be in their packaging to have the warranty honored. I can understand their concern for counterfeits but they could have at least looked at the darned thing instead of just blowing me off like they did. I haven't bought a single SanDisk product since then, nor will I ever buy any of those weasel's products again.
Thanks for the advice.
I purchased the Samsung 830.
I added to your rep.
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13 Sep 2012   #26
PSCO2007

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kbrady1979 View Post
Awesome find! You won't be disappointed.
Hi Kerry,

I thought my computer was sluggish and ran a test on the ssd- I am sick


I disconnected the other drives and ran the Crystal disc test - the nos. are terrible.
When I got it a couple of weeks ago, they were great.

Do you think the ssd failed or something else?

Disc Mgmt shows it as being in port O

Thanks,

Paul


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13 Sep 2012   #27
ignatzatsonic

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit
 
 

Have you run a benchmark such as AS SSD which also shows access times? How do access times now compared to access times previously?

Sluggishness has many causes.
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13 Sep 2012   #28
PSCO2007

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ignatzatsonic View Post
Have you run a benchmark such as AS SSD which also shows access times? How do access times now compared to access times previously?

Sluggishness has many causes.
I am running the Samsung cd Benchmark now.
It says it takes 55 minutes.

I'll let you know the results.
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13 Sep 2012   #29
kbrady1979

Windows 7 Professional 64bit SP1
 
 

Have you ran the OS Optimization to make sure everything is the way it needs to be? Also, run the Performance Optimization, and keep an eye on it because when it gets done with that, it will start right in on a performance benchmark, which you can manually stop. After it's stopped, run AS SSD and show us those results.

Kelly
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13 Sep 2012   #30
PSCO2007

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kbrady1979 View Post
Have you ran the OS Optimization to make sure everything is the way it needs to be? Also, run the Performance Optimization, and keep an eye on it because when it gets done with that, it will start right in on a performance benchmark, which you can manually stop. After it's stopped, run AS SSD and show us those results.

Kelly
Will do.
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