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    Cheap SSD's

    Hey guys I need help finding a good cheaper SSD, here are two that ive found. looking to spend right around $100 I just want to know the pro's and cons, brands to trust and brands to stay away from or even models that havent been great

    Knowing my budget and looking and the storage sizes it looks like id trying to get a 240g drive. All my music, videos, doc...ect are on a External HDD. The SDD will be for OS and games mostly

    Crucial M500 240GB SATA 2.5" 7mm (with 9.5mm adapter) Internal Solid State Drive CT240M500SSD1 - Newegg.com

    Dont know this brand but it has good reviews and the specs are a bit faster:

    Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR240GB 2.5" 240GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) - Newegg.com
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    Re: Cheap SSD's

    Get the Cruicial M500, or spend a little more and get the Samsung EVO.
    Samsung 840 EVO 120 GB SATA III vs Crucial M500 120 GB SATA III
    AnandTech | Bench - SSD






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    Re: Cheap SSD's

    Price went up, they were 109 when i posted haha

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    Re: Cheap SSD's

    Quote Originally Posted by marrr View Post
    Get the Cruicial M500, or spend a little more and get the Samsung EVO.
    Samsung 840 EVO 120 GB SATA III vs Crucial M500 120 GB SATA III
    AnandTech | Bench - SSD
    The Samsung is very good, have used several and have no problems. The OCZ? vertex 4 is also good.

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