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Old August 3, 2011, 03:39 PM
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Going from a western digital black to a 64 GB ssd was a huge improvement in responsiveness (boot time, app launch, search, etc). Now how much improvement is one expected to notice going from a low-end kingston SSD to a newer 120GB Sandforce drive?
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Old August 3, 2011, 03:46 PM
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Going from a western digital black to a 64 GB ssd was a huge improvement in responsiveness (boot time, app launch, search, etc). Now how much improvement is one expected to notice going from a low-end kingston SSD to a newer 120GB Sandforce drive?
i second this question, as i am in the same boat as the op, have read reviews, but would like to hear others responses..
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if you check your email none.

if you batter the drive? probably should see,well,feel it.
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Old August 3, 2011, 04:31 PM
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if you check your email none.

if you batter the drive? probably should see,well,feel it.
Do you then deepfry it? What sauce do you use?

LOL Dan should know I am joking.

Anyways as a P64 owner I actually was wondering the same thing is there much real world difference?
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if you check your email none.

if you batter the drive? probably should see,well,feel it.
How about editing files in photoshop, compiling large latex documents, launching/organizing music player/ general usability?
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i probably phrased it wrong.

should be 'if you max it' perhaps.
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this kingston drive i have as i am sure the op has as well, does not support trim, and if he spent the time and has done the amount of writes to his as i am sure i have, his drive lke mine just doesnt have the speed and responsivness it once did, ...
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Old August 3, 2011, 05:01 PM
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Really depends on the Kingston drive you are referring to. If it has the Toshiba controller chances are you aren't going to notice all that much of a difference if you were to go w/ a higher end SSD. If it is one that uses a Jmicron controller, then yes, difference will be huge.
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mines on of the first revsisons of the kingstons ssd vnow, dont havee the model num handy, but i know its the one with the unflashable bios...
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Old August 3, 2011, 05:19 PM
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Mine is the SNV425-S2 model, it has trim support. How about if we rephrase the question. For the type of use I mentioned, is the premium of going to a pricier sandforce SSD worth it compared to lets say simply upgrading to a latest kingston 120+ drive.
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