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Samsung 840 SSD 250 GB

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July 10, 2013 1:07:10 PM

Hi,
I was planning to get an SSD as part of a new rig. I have decided to purchase the Samsung 840, 250 GB HD. When searching newegg, I found 2 models of the same.

SAMSUNG 840 Series MZ-7TD250BW 2.5" 250GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

SAMSUNG 840 Series MZ-7TD250KW 2.5" 250GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Is there any significant difference between the 2 models?

P.S. I will be using the PC mostly for gaming, and also to run MATLAB Simulation.
Any other alternatives in the same price range are also appreciated. Please keep it under $190.
I plan to install Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit on it, and a few applications.

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July 10, 2013 1:13:35 PM

The more expensive version is a package which includes some accessories like a 3.5" mounting bracket, sata cable and a laptop conversion kit.
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July 10, 2013 1:19:14 PM

geofelt said:
The more expensive version is a package which includes some accessories like a 3.5" mounting bracket, sata cable and a laptop conversion kit.


Since I will be using it in a desktop, can I get the cheaper one? I haven't decided on a case yet, but I will mostly pick a case with 2.5" HDD bay.
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July 10, 2013 1:46:40 PM

The cheaper one is better, if you need a 3.5" to 2.5" bracket you can get them off newegg for $5ish. And you will be happy with the Samsung.
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July 10, 2013 2:35:45 PM

KW vs BW in product name. K probably means Kit. Yes I'm right!

Nm... Save yourself a headache and buy the KW. Save yourself some bucks and buy the BW.
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July 10, 2013 10:32:40 PM

Thank you everyone, for the quick replies.
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