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Old 04-13-2012, 07:50 PM   #1
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Best SSDs For The Money: February 2012

Earlier this month, Intel launched its second prosumer-oriented SSD. Dubbed the SSD 520 (check out Intel SSD 520 Review: Taking Back The High-End With SandForce for more), the successor to its SSD 510 leverages an SF-2281 controller, which means that Intel joins a large crowd of vendors building drives based on SandForce's technology. Great, right?

Intel, specifically, claims to use higher-quality NAND skimmed from the top bin of IMFT's production. If you were previously a little nervous about the cost-cutting measures competing vendors take to compete more aggressively on price, Intel's move could be reassuring. Conveying further confidence is Intel's five-year warranty, which easily bests the three-year coverage on most other SSDs.

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Old 04-13-2012, 09:40 PM   #2
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Re: Best SSDs For The Money: February 2012

I just saw this:
Newegg.com - Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F120GBGT-BK 2.5
$120 after MIR. Today only. That's $1 per GB for one of the fastest SSDs around!
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Old 04-14-2012, 10:19 AM   #3
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I just saw this:
Newegg.com - Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F120GBGT-BK 2.5
$120 after MIR. Today only. That's $1 per GB for one of the fastest SSDs around!
Less than half what I paid for my 120g.. One of these days I would like to get another to RAID up with my existing one. 120g isn't much room even for just system. 4 games and I'm full up.
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Old 04-14-2012, 10:22 AM   #4
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Less than half what I paid for my 120g.. One of these days I would like to get another to RAID up with my existing one. 120g isn't much room even for just system. 4 games and I'm full up.
Hi SpeedDMN, yeah there are some good prices floating lately, I've seen 256 gig for $299 or less!
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Old 04-14-2012, 01:27 PM   #5
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Hi SpeedDMN, yeah there are some good prices floating lately, I've seen 256 gig for $299 or less!
Hey there FV Yeah that's about what I paid for my 120g. Like I said it's getting full and lonely. Need to get it some company like I did for my video card
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