help with SSD pick

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i am going to get an SSD drive this week
stuck on my options

SAMSUNG 830 128gb

Intel 180GB 330

OCZ Technology 128GB Vertex 4

Crucial RealSSD M4 128GB *New Version* (whats different to the old version?)

they are all roughly the same price.

which, and why please :)

Thanks
 
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Samsung as it has better read write speeds than the m4 and is more reliable and uses better toggle nand than the ocz,the Intel isn't bad either so its out of those two imo,whatever one fits your budget
 
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i got the 128gb Samsung drive, just done a fresh install of win 7, and did a few experiments with speed
bare in mind my motherboard is an abit ip35 pro witha Q6600 cpu clocked at 3.0 so is an sata ii motherboard

smaller image is with the bios set to IDE
next larger image is achi mode windows driver
largest image is achi mode with intel driver

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Haha, same as mine before I went to Ivybridge. :) I got the 256Gb version. I get 501/402mb r/w. :D tempt you to go SataIII?
 
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