What is your budget ?
Desired performance level ?
Can you do an $80-100 128GB ?
The vertex4 and Samsung 840 are solid choices if your looking for a faster and higher quality drive. They are tops right now.
Below them is a bunch of drives.. that might be a bit cheaper.
Still figuring out the budget--there's going to be a little uncertainty at work for the next couple months, so I'm not wanting to rush into anything. At the same time, we'll probably have something from our tax refund that would come in handy.
My thought is 128GB should be fine for a windows 8 HTPC and a small handful of games (kids--4 and 6 yrs old-- like to watch me play Portal-it's hilarious--even a year a go they'd be saying "don't go that way" "you're not going to get out of this one", etc) Speed shouldn't be a big factor. HTPC use will be mostly streaming rips from a separate server, streaming from the internet (websites and perhaps Netflix), *maybe* some PVR and/or OTA.