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Old November 28, 2010, 08:32 PM
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Default G.Skill Phoenix Pro 40GB & 120GB SSD Review Comment Thread

As SSDs grow in popularity, prices are gradually dropping for higher-end drives. It is now possible to buy one of these cutting edge 120GB storage devices for well under $250. One of the companies leading this charge towards increasing value for money is G.Skill and their newest Phoenix Pro series is looking to make a real impact upon the market.

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Old November 28, 2010, 08:43 PM
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When did the Intel drives stop getting used in the comparison charts?
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Im a big G. Skill fan due to there legendary customer support, but when I get V2Es for $80, im happy! Whats the difference between phoenix and sniper (other then that lovely sticker!)
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nice. the 40 giger looks like a killer for its 'size' :)
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In my opinion, the prices are a bit high. I mean, I can get a OCZ Vertex 2 60 GB for about the same price as these G skill 40GB ones. They performed well though, props to G Skill.
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Nice drive G.Skill. Great value.

I gotta say though AkG, those line graphs are a little hard to read with the dark background. Would it be possible to go back to the white background or introduce more high contrast colours? Greatly appreciated!

Other than that, excellent review! :)
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Old November 29, 2010, 08:57 AM
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I gotta say though AkG, those line graphs are a little hard to read with the dark background. Would it be possible to go back to the white background or introduce more high contrast colours? Greatly appreciated!
Funny, I find them easier to read since the distinction between the colours becomes a bit more pronounced on a black background.
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Old November 29, 2010, 09:54 AM
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The 120GB model looks like a good deal, but I really think that the 40GB is overpriced (see Smootie's post). I wonder how the Intel X25-V would do against it.
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With a name including the word Phoenix, i'd at least expect it to come back to life after it dies. That's the kind of SSD i want.
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Great review guys! Not a bad performer and prices are coming down a bit more on SSDs now, though still too high.
So are the pci e drives going to make these obsolete pretty soon? Could be a very interesting yr 4 ssd advancements!!!
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