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Old February 26, 2010, 11:15 AM
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Default Crucial Shipping C300 6Gbps RealSSD

Crucial is finally shipping its C300 RealSSD that boasts incredible speeds with its SATA 6 Gbps interface. The drives announced earlier this year feature a Marvell controller and MLC (multi-level cell) NAND memory preforming at a blistering 335MB/s read and 215MB/s write speeds. Both 128GB and 256GB models are available at the "bargain" price of $... [ Read full article ]
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Old October 14, 2010, 04:02 PM
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Default Won't go back to hard disk for system drive.

I bought the C300 64GB couple weeks ago for $159cdn. LOVE it. same read speeds as the 128GB and 256GB versions, but write speeds max out at 78MB/s due to the lower density NAND chips used. For what the drive was bought for, it's a non-issue. My Caviar Green 1TB tops out @ ~100MB/s. Put up against the Caviar Black it looks a little worse (~145MB/s seq), but the read is where its at!

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