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#1 bp9801

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Posted 26 December 2011 - 09:12 PM

A solid state drive is one of the surest upgrades to speed up your computer. Today we have a new SSD on the test bench, so read along to see what OCC thinks of the Corsair Performance Pro Series 256 GB - http://www.overclock...ce_pro_3_256gb/

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Posted 26 December 2011 - 09:28 PM

So, is the Marvell controller the same as Crucial's M4? Sorry, too lazy to Google right now. :P

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Posted 27 December 2011 - 06:24 AM

How is pricing a pro? 420 bucks can get you a much better upgrade for your PC.

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Posted 27 December 2011 - 08:54 AM

Interesting... I noticed that the Performance Pro series uses the SF-1200 line, whereas the Force Series GT uses the SF-2200 line; so how would a 128GB Performance Pro SSD stack up against 120GB Force Series GT?

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Posted 27 December 2011 - 09:11 AM

How is pricing a pro? 420 bucks can get you a much better upgrade for your PC.


Whether or not you need a $420 ($399 on the Egg) 256GB SATA III SSD is going to be up to the user ;) But, if your rig doesn't have an SSD, then there isn't a "much better upgrade for your PC" left :P

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Posted 27 December 2011 - 11:41 AM

So, is the Marvell controller the same as Crucial's M4? Sorry, too lazy to Google right now. :P

Not sure if it's to do with the controller or the Flash itself, but this one is significantly faster than the M4 in terms of sustained read/write.

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Posted 27 December 2011 - 02:15 PM

Prices are getting a whole lot better compared to last year with SDD's. Another year and then we should start seeing less than $0.75 per GB for most SSD's.

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Posted 27 December 2011 - 05:09 PM

Prices are getting a whole lot better compared to last year with SDD's. Another year and then we should start seeing less than $0.75 per GB for most SSD's.

:lol: I wish I am seeing $2-3 sometimes $4 per GB here in aus and that is hunting around. An SSD is not something fun to buy in Australia :(

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Posted 28 December 2011 - 02:58 PM

so you say its not the fastest drive? what drive can beat it? here is what i get with the slower 128gb model much faster than any drive in your list:

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i think it IS the fastest drive

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Posted 30 December 2011 - 08:44 AM

Another nice review there. :) :thumbsup:

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