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Interesting review. It seems OCZ have finally got a drive that puts the frighteners on Intel's excellent Intel's X25-M, especially when you consider the 160GB is about £200 more. Can you confirm if you were running the latest firmware for the OCZ drive? I think this was released a couple of months ago and is available on their website?Also how long will it be before you are able to test the new OCZ Summit drive, which is built using the new Samsung controller and has 128mb cache on board?
This comment in the review is somewhat bizzare: "However, its speed and price is overkill if you're thinking of getting an SSD for a simple, low-cost media center or laptop where your primary concerns are to save on heat, noise and power consumption. "The SSD is silent and produces little heat. It is precisely what all the folks on SilentPCreview for example have spent years looking for. It is decently priced for the problems it does solve. Why on earth then, would it be "overkill" for a media center? I would think SSD is actually a primary choice for a media center, particularly if you have a NAS elswehere with the bulk of your files as it true for most media center owners.As for the laptop, again why woudnt a laptop owner want a silent ad cooler drive. I for one had spent years on a constant chace for a more silent, even fanless laptop that is still powerful. Again this isnt overkill, it's a Godsend!
Let's hope then that the new Agility series will get a recommendation from this site, they should be the 'price-breaker series'. Have a look here, http://www.ocztechnology.com/p.... I want one in my next laptop with Windows 7. Let's hope prices go down in 2009 / 2010.
@Kanu - what Ed is saying is that this SDD's price and speed is overkill when you can get an SSD for less which still does the same job of reducing heat, noise and power consumption, albeit not as quickly (i.e for systems where top-notch speed isn't necessarily a priority). I've tweaked it to make it clearer, though.
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