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Old 05-04-12, 04:29 AM   #5
Cylphid
 
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Default Re: Should Sandforce controllers be avoided?

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Originally Posted by Redeemed View Post

Planning an upgrade for that laptop, huh?
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Originally Posted by Muppet View Post
After my Sandforce SSD died, I checked out a few forums and it looks like they do have a fairly high failure rate.

Best advice is whichever drive you get, back it up regularly.
Went Maplecrest. I figured $186usd isn't bad for intel reliability, about a dollar a Gig.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820167122

So yes, a nice upgrade, and Muppet - every day, every day My sister in law just had a horrible data loss, lots of photos and some paperwork that cannot be replaced. She didn't have a single thing backed up.
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