Best SSD For Me

Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by realph, Jun 29, 2011.

  1. realph macrumors regular

    Sep 21, 2007
    I'm looking to buy an SSD in the coming weeks in preparation for Lion, I plan to use it as a boot disk. I understand that this will improve boot times and the speed of apps opening, am I right?

    What would be the best SSD for me? Any help is appreciated. Thanks in advance.
  2. MacinJosh macrumors 6502a

    Jan 29, 2006
    I can heartily recommend an Intel 320. It's reliable, as fast as your SATAII can handle and it just works.
  3. derbothaus macrumors 601


    Jul 17, 2010
    OWC. Either Mercury 3g or 6g (for the future). Someone will post in a sec that they can't be trusted because of OCZ failures. I and many others have had great stability though. The 6g also has the distinction of being one of the fastest. 5 UYear warranty with the 6G version.
  4. realph thread starter macrumors regular

    Sep 21, 2007
    Would you recommend any online retailers, I'm in the UK?
  5. VirtualRain macrumors 603


    Aug 1, 2008
    Vancouver, BC

    Good reading in these threads...

    That'd be me. :p

    No one is knocking OWC. But they use the same Sandforce controller as OCZ and there have been recent issues with that controller/firmware. Of course, OCZ has their own issues with QC, NAND quality, and their general business practices, but that's not tainting any reasonable person's view of OWC from what I've seen.

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