Best SSD available?

Discussion in 'Digital Video' started by mBox, Sep 8, 2012.

  1. mBox macrumors 68020

    Jun 26, 2002
    I know I can Google this but I would rather have the communities opinion.
    Fastest slash best SSD 2.5" drive available?
    Preferably above the 480GB but Ill listen to any size.
    Its for this unit
    I will be using the two banger.
  2. TMothy macrumors newbie

    Aug 25, 2010
  3. mBox thread starter macrumors 68020

    Jun 26, 2002
  4. alphaod macrumors Core


    Feb 9, 2008
    The Samsung 830 is a solid choice. It comes in a 512GB capacity.

    In case you're wondering, the SSD in the pictures is the OWC Mercury Pro 6G ;)
  5. diamond3 macrumors 6502a

    Oct 6, 2005
    I have the samsung 830, every review I've ready has always spoken highly of them. It's been great so far but I haven't even had it a year.

    Here is this that may give you a starting point as well as far as quality drives. I have heard people like the Plextor SSD's because you can get them with a 5-yr warranty vs 3yr with a lot of others.,3269-6.html

    Also, I've heard there is a new generation of SSD's that are coming out that are supposed to be a little faster. The bad part about those is that the reliability might not be proven.
  6. BSTR32 macrumors newbie

    Sep 22, 2012
  7. mBox thread starter macrumors 68020

    Jun 26, 2002
    Thanks folks.
    It looks like for my situation the Sandisk Extreme 480 is the winner.
    Reason is that Im researching for SSD drives used with both Sonnet Tempo SSD Pro and the Black Magic Cinema Camera.
    Now another question would be, which SSD has a longer read/write life?
    Its not for the Black Magic, its for the Sonnet Tempo SSD Pro card.

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