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Old March 24, 2011, 06:09 PM
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Default What SSD Drive ?

Okk, im not to sure what ssd drive to get, i have a evga 4way sli with only 300mb/s sata II ports.

OCZ 120GB RevoDrive SSD PCI Express x4 Read = 540MB/s.. | Ebuyer.com
Corsair 120GB Force SSD 2.5" Read = 285MB/s.. | Ebuyer.com
Corsair 128GB Performance 3 SSD - 2.5" SATA 6Gb/s.. | Ebuyer.com
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Old March 24, 2011, 07:05 PM
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that revo drive is rated just slightly faster than what my 2x 60gb ocz vertex 2 raid0 setup is getting in synthetic benchmarks...and I am pretty sure it costs way more and takes up space on the motherboard that could be allotted to other things...

I literally just got my 2x ssd raid setup so cant rly comment on how reliable/good it rly is but so far i cant imagine how anything could be faster than this! 10sec boot times to windows 5sec to linux, BFBC2 loading screens barely flash for an instant, recording with fraps to the same drive as the game drops fps less than recording recording to a separate drive (doing the same on my old mechanical drive raid0 would drop fps down to a slideshow), etc, etc, etc

I am far from being knowledgeable about storage, but after seeing what this setup can do for me, its hard not to preach about how good a value it is (ridiculous performance boost without costing an arm and a leg)
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