Corsair Fleshes Out Silly-Fast Force Series SSDs with Low Capacity Flavors

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ar09

that is very good to know...:c) !!!

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Baer

That is essentially what I am doing. My 100Gb Vertex 2 is used for the OS and a few applications that I always use. The other programs, most of them, go on to the V-Raptor RAID 0 drive and then I have a relitavly low cost 1 Tb drive for data. The performance is outstanding. As for price, being on or near the leading edge has always cost more. My first computer, an Apple ][ + cost almost $4000 back in 81. My first Compaq 286 with a 20 Gb HDD cost about the same in 84 and so it goes.

i7 920 DO @ 3.64, Asus Rampage II, Vertex 2 SSD boot and OS, 2 V-Raptors in RAID-0 programs, 1 Tb RE3 Data, GTX 285 OCE driving 2 24" Samsung 244T's, 12 Gb Dominator GT, 1 KW Corsair GTX, Asus Xonar D2X, Optical drives Etc.

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don2041

they are still too pricey

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Scootiep

It really depends on what you're looking for them to do. If you want to completely replace your storage drives, then yes, for most users, SSD's are still far to expensive. But if all you're looking for is a smaller drive to slap into a desktop system and just run the OS and a few games or regularly used programs off of, many of the 40g - 80g range drives (when paired with a cheap 500g - 1tb mechanical drive) are actually very affordable. Even something as simple as a 60g OCZAgility (or comparible drive from another manufacturer) will offer drastic performance gains over a single mechanical drive. And if you're raid striping multiple mechanical drives to get somewhat close to entry level SSD's, then your already in that price range. So you might as well go for the SSD and mechanical drive option and get a little more bang for your buck.

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Scootiep

I'm pretty sure the Crucial C300's still have Corsair's number in performance, size, and price.

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nedwards

Not, alas, in sequential write speeds, random write IOPS, or stability.

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