Thoughts on Colorful SSD's

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  1. moabiouz

    moabiouz New Member

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    Currently using a 120Gb OCZ Arc 100. I couldn't say anything about its performance all I know is my PC boots faster, games loads quicker and tranfer rates are much better.

    But 120Gb sure is not enough. Looking forward upgrading to a higher capacity and found this
    deal https://www.amazon.com/s?me=A2YQSLQDVS64OR&merchant=A2YQSLQDVS64OR&qid=1531736318

    I mean it's the cheapest I can find. Gonna make the 120Gb as drive for OS and the 320Gb for games.
    Would like to hear your thoughts. Thanks
     
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    Nothing special. It uses a variant of the old Silicon Motion 2258 controller. Just don't go smaller. Once you drop below their 320GB drive the write specs drop considerably.
     
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    Thanks man. Also it's the first time I've known there are performance issues as the capacity drops.
     
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    Not all them are like that though, but you do pay more for smaller drives that maintain a high speed.
     
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    Calliers HH's MC Staff Member

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    If I were you I would get a Crucial, they're not expensive and they are probably the most reliable out of the decently priced SSDs you can get out there.
     
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    I would consider it but based from my previous experience with that brand, might as well try something new.
     
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    Do you have Amazon Prime? If you do they have a deal on the Sandisk SSD Plus 480GB drive for $79.99 for Prime holders. I think that ends today though.
     
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    @moabiouz So were you able to snag the Sandisk SSD in time?
     
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    I would, but I guess as a replacement for my OS drive.
     

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