Summary: No worries of these drives failing with my previous drive over a year old.
Pros: Was using 1 as a user drive for over a year. Decided to upgrade the size of my Windows 7 raid. So I bought 2 of these for raid 0 and these are smoking fast. 7.9 on Windows Experience Index score.
98% drive life reamining after 35TB of writes. Excellent longevity and performance.
10 April 2015
Summary: Has been the boot drive on my main PC for 2 years. Still performs as well as the day I bought it with 98% of drive life remaining after 35TB of writes. Windows 7 x64 boots in 12 seconds. Great and reliable product.
Pros: I have owned this SSD for about a year and half now and it is still going strong. Boot times are around 13 seconds for me depending what is loading on start up. I also really like that it is still being supported through firmware updates.
Summary: Suggest that one use SSDs, in general, as many folks have already documented: * `fstrim` periodically (or the Windows equivalent) the file system(s) on SSD drives. * Map temporoary space (E.g. Linux /tmp and /run) to RAM. * Avoid updating directories "access time (E.g.
Summary: This drive is super fast and very reliable. I've been using it a while now on a Windows 7 desktop and it vastly out-performs the old spinning HDs. I'm not even sure why anyone would want anything but a SSD on a desktop system these days, that's how fast this device is.