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comment What are my SSD options today for an older (3 years) laptop?
Check anandtech for actual random-read random-write numbers. The OCZ offerings are still a full order of magnitude below the X-25. Here's a link: anandtech.com/cpuchipsets/showdoc.aspx?i=3605
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comment What are my SSD options today for an older (3 years) laptop?
The performance per dollar of the OCZ vertex is nowhere near the X-25M which just dropped significantly in price. They like to advertise sequential write/read stats... but those stats don't matter in standard operating system use. anandtech.com/cpuchipsets/intel/showdoc.aspx?i=3403&p=1
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comment What are my SSD options today for an older (3 years) laptop?
Do not buy X25-E. Get the X25-M (preferably the 34nm version that re-ships on August 28th). It outperforms the X25-E and is significantly cheaper.
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comment What are my SSD options today for an older (3 years) laptop?
It's even better now that they've released the 34nm version of the drive. This new version sports 10-40% better performance in random-read and random-write (the only stats that matter for standard-use). They're also a lot cheaper. These will re-ship on August-28th or thereabouts.
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