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This review is from: Crucial M500 CT240M500SSD1 2.5" 240GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
Pros: Purchased during BF sales.
Cons: Slow consumer SSD but decent controller.
Bought two for (2) HP DV4 laptops. Laptop #1 accepted SSD (imaged from original HDD) and has ran fine for 2 weeks. Laptop #2 refused to boot properly and HP's firmware-level diagnostic tools reported HD failure. Attempted image twice. Finally imaged a SanDisk Ultra II SSD and runs great.
SanDisk Ultra II is currently $10 more and WELL worth the extra $$. Bench-marked both M500 and Ultra II with CrystalDisk. Ultra II faster overall and 4k read/writes are MUCH faster, higher IOPS. SanDisk toolbox/dashboard software is much better too.
Other Thoughts: Returned to Newegg within 30 days and Shoprunner eligible. :)READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: Great voltage regulation and low line noise.
Cons: Unit failed to sustain a system load of more than 1260 watts; 215 watts short of its claimed 24/7, 7 year guarantee rating after 1 week of use. Internal protection circuitry tripped every time, verified by Kill-a-Watt meter (assuming 88% efficient).
Computer is mining with 4x 290 (non-X) XFX Black cards with undervolted, optimized bioses.
Sounds like if yours works @ 100% rated then its probably the exception rather than the standard. I wouldn't pay more for this (1475w) or the 1375w unit than a 1200w eVga, LEPA or CoolerMaster; since Thermaltake seems to be unreliable at over 1200w anyways and those other 3 have proven 100% reliable, even at extreme loads.