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Default Best alternative to runcore? - 04-08-2009, 10:37 PM

I have heard that this SSD performs almost as well as the Runcores do, at $50 less. I know that the 40/15 Read/Write speeds are pretty low, but I've heard that in real use, they seem much faster.

Here's the name, copied from Newegg:
SUPER TALENT FEM32GHDL Half Mini PCIe 32GB Custom PCIe MLC Internal Solid state disk (SSD)

It's $89. I was thinking of trying the larger model that is meant for the EEE pcs, since it is the same price but much faster, but I don't want to have to void my warranty to do the jkkmobile 128 GB style hack.

I really don't want to spend the same amount for a 16 GB Runcore, if I can find it, with shipping included in the price. Does anyone have experience with this?

I'm probably going to pull the trigger, if no one has any better ideas.

ONE more thing: Will this sleep in OS X without any extra kexts like the runcore can? Or does it require extra steps, like the STECS do. I have a 4 GB STEC right now, so I can't even install OS X at all.

Thanks for your help in advance.

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Default Re: Best alternative to runcore? - 04-08-2009, 11:26 PM

This topic list various SSDs benchmarks: ... t4422.html

This other topic is about Stec SSDs and there is a guy running OS X on it...

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