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Old 05-12-11, 10:14 AM
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Samsung provide the NAND chips for nearly all the SSDs on the market. Cutting out the middle-man we look at a Samsung branded model.

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Old 05-12-11, 10:20 AM
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i wonder if samsung can come up with a spinpoint equivalent ssd drive.....by that i mean achieve the same success with a low price and a good drive???
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I personally don't see samsung shifting alot of SSD's until the £ per gig ratio comes down alot, Personally I would spend up to £100 on a good boot drive, but I think £300 is asking a bit much. Especially when you consider a 80gig SSD and a terabyte can be had for the same money(even at today's stupid prices), and makes more sense for most people.
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Old 05-12-11, 04:02 PM
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id go for a 64 gb boot drive, and a 2tb storage drive

i dont see much point in any bigger than that in SSD until OS's get bigger ...
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It's a terrific looking drive. I hope to see more from them
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Old 05-12-11, 06:10 PM
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Old 05-12-11, 10:20 PM
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Samsung drives have come a long way it used to be a Seagate that was recommended for machines now it's Samsung I just hope with the changes in the company that the quality and reliability don't drop off.
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Old 05-12-11, 10:29 PM
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Performance numbers aren't always needed for consideration when SSDs are so fast anyway. At least not to those of us who are carefree about the absolute best records in test results. For day to day performance, as long as it's stable and efficient is all that matters and not to mention that it looks fantastic too. It's definitely one to consider when looking at the many choices of SSDs out available now when upgrading from a regular hard drive. I'd definitely consider it as a future upgrade if it is available in the future.
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Does the Samsung have any kind of TRIM or BGC support when it is put in raid0?
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I thought Samsung got bought out by seagate ?

Or was that just for mechanical drives ?
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