Crucial M4 60gb or Corsair Force 60gb ?

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found the crucial M4 and Corsair force for the same price.

normally the corsiar force is about £10 more expensive than the M4.
but managaed to find it for £80 inc postage

so it worth going for the corsair force over the M4 as it seems to be faster?
 
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Faster when doing what?
If it is bench marks where sequential read/write is tested then sandforce controller based drives will be faster, but in real life usage where the random(4k) read/write is important Marvel controller in Crucial drives are faster.
 
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its read speed is 550mbps and its write is 490 mbps.

where as the m4 is 550MB/sec with firmware 0009 read and 110MB/sec with firmware 0009 write

the forces speeds seem to be faster so for the exact same price i might aswell get more speed even if i wont need it.

however i do know that the m4 is very reliable

hence my question
 
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Any difference in overall speed will probably be unnoticeable outside of a benchmark. I'd say reliability is more important and with that in mind I'd only ever go Crucial, or Intel. While this is just a personal opinion, it does seem to mirror the general consensus with current generation SSD's.

Another suggestion would be get a bigger drive. 60gb will be gone before you know it, even if it's just an OS drive.
 
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I'd save for 128 tbh.

I bought a 64gb and I'm at 49GB after windows install.

Planning to install wow (25GB) which will leave me only 24GB for the bloat that is sadly unavoidable with Windows based software :(
 
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