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    No Surface threads/sub-forums?

    Is there not a Surface sub-forum here at Xtreme yet?
    Surprised Xtreme (of all places) doesn't have something like that :confused:
    Anandtech/Others have relevant sub-forums (usually not a dedicated...
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    No Surface threads/sub-forums?

    Is there not a Surface sub-forum here at Xtreme yet?
    Surprised Xtreme (of all places) doesn't have something like that :-/
    Anandtech/Others have relevant sub-forums (usually not a dedicated...
  3. Is there not a Surface sub-forum here at Xtreme...

    Is there not a Surface sub-forum here at Xtreme yet?
    Surprised Xtreme (of all places) doesn't have something like that :-/
    Anandtech/Others have relevant sub-forums (usually not a dedicated...
  4. Thanks buddy, I wasn't aware of "System Test",...

    Thanks buddy, I wasn't aware of "System Test", but I'd already found "Disk Test".
    Regarding "QuickBench", yes I believe this is what you meant: http://www.speedtools.com/QuickBench.html
    It actually...
  5. Windows only? Regardless, thank-you kind sir!...

    Windows only? Regardless, thank-you kind sir!
    I've found some decent options for OSX, but always figured there'd be more good options for Windows.
  6. http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?p=18807...

    http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?p=18807763#post18807763
    And...
    http://www.anandtech.com/show/7763/an-update-to-kingston-ssdnow-v300-a-switch-to-slower-micron-nand

    Also...

    I...
  7. Thanks UtNorris for your thoughts, I've since...

    Thanks UtNorris for your thoughts,
    I've since posted/read much more widely & there's many who've had completely different assertions to the ones made here.
    As one brief e.g: many suggested...
  8. Notes:

    Notes:
  9. I've already taken your points specific to...

    I've already taken your points specific to deciding on a SSD for my Mac on-board (gratefully I might add), & placed an order for a cheap-ish Sandforce SSD.
    You seem to be under the misconception...
  10. Weird, this site (http://www.mac-ssd-drives.com)...

    Weird, this site seems to contradict much of what you've claimed.*
    Then again, it seems to be mostly an advertising site for Amazon.
  11. I've highlighted the remaining points below:

    I've highlighted the remaining points below:



    Why is that? Only used heavily in server environments etc?



    200MB/s, that's still within the limits of SATA II which is 300MB/s.
    So all the...
  12. I don't suppose you can directly address each...

    I don't suppose you can directly address each point & it's sub-points, that'd make things much clearer.
    Hopefully that's cool with you, no rush as-to-when exactly you respond...
    If it's done...
  13. 1) What are the other major controllers in the...

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    What are the other major controllers in the consumer/enthusiast space?
    (performance & budget oriented, leave out the real "enterprisey" stuff if you want)

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    Okay, just their current...
  14. 1) So Sandforce controllers dominate most SSD's...

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    So Sandforce controllers dominate most SSD's nowadays, & Crucial/Samsung are the only SSD's that don't use their controller?
    I'm not in North America, I'm in Australasia...

    2)
    All of the...
  15. (1) Are you sure about that? Source/proof? Why...

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    Are you sure about that? Source/proof?
    Why only Sandforce & Kingston V300?

    (2)
    What controller does the latter use?

    Proceeding on that basis...

    (3)
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    What ever happened to this thread, miss the old...

    What ever happened to this thread, miss the old days here :-/

    On a side-note, if anyone can add some +ve input here it'd be greatly appreciated:...
  17. Thread: Storage news

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    What ever happened to this thread, miss the old...

    What ever happened to this thread, miss the old days here :-/
  18. Best performing SSD out there nowadays for Mac Mini?

    I've been so "out of the loop" for such a long time when it comes to the best performing SSD's, hoping folks here can help.
    I'm quite sure my late 09' Mac Mini (Macmini1,3) only supports SATAII (AKA...
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    Is this stuff still quite good, even on the...

    Is this stuff still quite good, even on the latest Motherboards/CPU's?
    I thought there'd be far better stuff around nowadays...
    Then again, I guess RAM doesn't evolve as dramatically as other...
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    So does DIYHNK have website or new thread talking...

    So does DIYHNK have website or new thread talking about their plans yet?
  21. Thank for sharing this mate, I look forward to...

    Thank for sharing this mate, I look forward to your findings!!! :D
  22. Can't you get external GPU enclosures that...

    Can't you get external GPU enclosures that connect via Thunderbolt nowadays?
    I believe Sony even has their own iteration of Thunderbolt...
    Would be a lot cleaner as the external card has it's own...
  23. @Phatboy69 So how did you go?? I have some...

    @Phatboy69

    So how did you go??
    I have some older gear i might try this one soon.
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    Damn, it's all in German, any great English...

    Damn, it's all in German, any great English threads?
    The engineering put into this stuff seems remarkable!
  25. ^ I thought of that too, but most suggested IX...

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    I thought of that too, but most suggested IX was too specialized for CPU, & that I was best going for something else.
    I would love to know the results, compared the best 'more conventional'...
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