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    I think ill wait then,here 60gb agility 3 is 83 vs 60gb vertex 3 at 109,I'm assuming the vertex 3 are synchronous?
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    Default Re: Need SSD buying advice

    Yes, the vertex 3 uses synchronous NAND.

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    just ordered the Corsair GT 120gb today (180 €), couldn't resist anymore. Now I just have to wait for it to arrive and decide if I'm going to clone my current disk or do the work and reinstall win.

    Only to bad that my GFX card covers my PCIe x1 slot on my mainboard, else I could have added my sata3 controller. So has to run on sata2 for now 'till the bulldozer comes.
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    I'm not in that much of a hurry ... might wait a couple weeks more before buying it
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    With your record of infinite patience , how about temporarily connecting your sata card to an open x16 pci-e slot?
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    Hehe, yea patience isn't my strongest side :) and I got a belated Bday present - that together with the pricedrop of 20 since i started looking was to much for me :)

    Wish i had that luck that the board had a available slot. My good mainboard got fried (chipset) by a mix of a bad PSU and a to small case (to much heat) about half a year ago, so I just got the cheapest replacement available locally at that time (Gigabyte M68M-S2P). Only has one x16 and one x1 slot.

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    hmm, just got a thought - it happens now and then - there are extender flex cables for these slots, just not sure if there's even room for that under the cooler. Example: PCIe PCI-E Express x1 Extender Riser Karte Flex Kabel | eBay
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    Disk arrived and basic checked that it works - Now its time to backup all my savegames and configs and then time to do a reinstall. Been a while so it can't hurt with a fresh win install :)

    Oh and i've decided just to run it on sata2 for now. Still lots better then my old fashion 500gb Samsung disk
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    With my new SATA3 mainboard. Boot time from I press the power button until I can log in to windows: 28seconds :) and the BIOS takes longer then the windows boot ^^

    [edit] just checked time frame on the video I made to check it. Its equal. 14secs for BIOS, 14secs for Windows. That's acceptable. :)
    Last edited by dJabba; 09-12-2011 at 08:07 PM.
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