View Full Version : SSD Drive recommendation

02-19-2013, 02:16 AM
The title says it all. I am in the market of getting a 256GB SSD drive for my ASUS G75VW.

Any suggestions?


02-19-2013, 02:28 AM
The Samsung 840 or 830 gets my vote.

02-19-2013, 02:29 AM
Get a OCZ Vertex 4. (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820227792&Tpk=ocz%20vertex%204%20256gb)

For a cheaper price try another brand, I'm not sure which one since there's many. But I am certain this one is the best.

02-19-2013, 02:57 AM
performance: samsung 840 pro; plextor m5p; older but still good: intel 520; ocz vertex 4; samsung 830; crucial m4.

where i'm from ocz vertex 4 is the best buy.

02-19-2013, 03:01 AM
If you can find a good deal on an m4 or an 840 i highly recommend it. I picked up 512gb m4 for 300 during black friday and a 512gb 840 for 320 last month.

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02-19-2013, 03:03 AM
Samsung is good, but I prefer Intel serie 520 for the Intel 5 years waranty

02-19-2013, 02:32 PM
Thanks for the feedback, guys! I appreciate it.

02-19-2013, 02:39 PM
how abut kingston hyper x 3k ? are those any good?

02-19-2013, 03:15 PM
@Tomislav, hyperx 3k should be fine. the fact is this: there are many decent ssds out there; and most of us recommend them based on personal preferences and experience only.

02-19-2013, 03:34 PM
as always tnx rewben, samsung is rather expensive here (almost more than 200 $ for 128 GB) and I'ver read the benchmarks for kingston and they score almost as high and even higher in some categories as samsung 840 and it's 20-30 $ cheaper.

02-19-2013, 04:00 PM
@Tom, don't mention it :D

where i'm from hyperx ssd is kind of expensive (relatively); it has sandforce-based characteristics, strong in handling compressible data (that's why they excel in that particular area in benchmarking)

however, new stuff with higher iops with similar price range are coming out in the coming months.