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Pros: Would like to have it on my R290....
Cons: if only newegg.com would order more......READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: SanDisk Extreme 2.5" 120GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) SDSSDX-120G-G25
Pros: tested seq 220mb read and 120mb write
after my first replacement my SSD is still strong 1 year later
i had it at 90% (100gb of 111gb)capacity and i would say still 80%-90% of those speeds
blazing installs and un-installs
Cons: the first one i got was bad, clusters were getting lost (still worked though amazingly) symptom was random restarts
I blame packaging/shipping/handling
everyone should know an SSD is very fragile equipment!!!!
you will find many people complaining of DoA (not just sandisk)but i would say at least 50% of that is just bad shipping and handling
after 90% full system was getting unstable(but it could be software as i have lots of games) only noticed this after installing Alliance of valiant arms (great game) thats when i crossed 90% full
Other Thoughts: ***I am doing a review on a SanDisk Ultra SDSSDH-120G-G25 2.5" 120GB SATA which should be the model with Sata II ***
as its the same size and brand thought people would want to know how the slower version is still holding up
Pros: Runs great, Runs cool, WOW FPS in Dalaran was(I quit) 30-60 fps depending on how crowded it was(some settings in WoW will bog down your fps). Also as its a single core gpu no driver issues with WoW! Fan is set at Auto when i play WoW its around 30-35% at around 65C. Realy Depends on room temperature and your case. I am running it OC!!! So there is some extra temperature gains just there. I would say +5C to +10C in Overclocking it.
Cons: Not sure if its a con or not but apparently alot of these do it, when you boot up system the fan does a "fan check" and it boosts the fan to i say 80% fan speed and after 1 to 3 seconds it goes to normal. I could careless its for a meer 1 to 3 seconds at start up.
FYI: If you want to overclock GPU mhz past 970 you will experience screen tearing, i realy noticed it when i went past that and it depends on system. The memory overclocking i got safely to 1150 never went past it. My bro has fancier case he is running the Gpu 950 mhz and memory at 1100mhz for past 2 months.
Other Thoughts: I am OC, GPU Clock of 950 mhz and 1050 mhz memory. Had it higher ( 970 gpu and 1150 memory) but just increased temps and as you all know the cooler things run, the longer they last!!
One more thought why buy the HIS OC version for $30+ if you can do it yourself for free and get same results?
*AMD Phenom II X4 955 3.2ghz stock speed
*MSI 790FX-GD70 AM3 AMD 790FX ATX AMD Motherboard
* HIS H489F1GP Radeon HD 4890 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 ( my overclocking 950 clock and 1050 memory)
*Mushkin 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600
*SAMSUNG Spinpoint F1 HD103UJ 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s
*KINGWIN Mach 1 ABT-1000MA1S 1000W ATX / BTX SLI Certified CrossFire
*Alien case (bought it 4 years ago full aluminum was about $175, 6 80 mm case fans and one directly over gpu)
Running XP pro still thast why only 4 gigs of ram lol
Cant wait to crossfire these 2 vid cards when i have more money!!
Owned since April 28th and overclocked ever since!