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Topic # 190808 13-Jan-2016 10:20
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Hi, I am running windows 10 pro 64 on laptop with kingspec e3000 240GB ssd around 3 years old.  Last week the odd time on startup windows would run checkdisk before it would start. Last night Windows popped up big message to back up drive and replace hard drive immediately.  I ran crystaldisk info and it had a red disk 100% bad.  Raw read error rate was 48 for both current and worse and theshold 50.
 I havent backed up as will do a clean install. On starting windows did the repair disk and now disk is showing 100% healthy.
  I take it from that the disk does need replacing and the repair disk has just marked faulty parts unuseable and carried on.




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  Reply # 1468973 13-Jan-2016 10:38
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SSDs fail - I've had two older SSDs fail. They're cheaper now, just replace with a 850 pro or similar. The pro increases reliability through use of MLC instead of TLC flash : 2 bits per cell instead of 3 - SLC is super expensive.

You should probably be backing up your OS with Macrium Reflect free or similar - too late now, it's corrupt.




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  Reply # 1468975 13-Jan-2016 10:43
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I take it my drive isnt safe now.  I have ordered a replacement drive I have never heard of before. Samsung 650 series 120GB.  Looks okay from Samsung site.




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  Reply # 1468986 13-Jan-2016 11:01
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I've never even heard of the 650, and it only has one review on Amazon / Newegg. Looks like it's business oriented. I'd personally go for the more common 840, 850, or 9x0 series, even if you have to return that one - though the risk is low, Samsung is good at SSDs.




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  Reply # 1471237 14-Jan-2016 18:47
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Samsung 650 SSDs are an OEM model.

 

I installed a couple in my office machines over xmas and they have been fine so far. 



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Reply # 1471260 14-Jan-2016 19:15
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there has been a change. They contacted me and said it was broken so could refund or supply OCZ Trion or Sandisk 120 plus.  I decided to take the sandisk.
 




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