Solved Cheap SSD vs Expensive Tags: SSD Storage Performance Last response: June 17, 2014 10:04 AM in Storage Share Yoplait95 June 17, 2014 9:29:16 AM Im looking to get a cheap ssd but still have adequate performance and leave me some room for my budget. Any suggestions ? My current build in progress: CPU: FX 8320 GPU: 7850 CF / Upgrading to R9 290 MoBo: Asus M5A99fx Pro R2.0 PSU: Corsair CX750m Case: NZXT H440 CPU Cooler: Kraken x60 Ram: 8gb Hyperx Black 4gbx2 1866 -LiveBacteria More about : cheap ssd expensive Reply to Yoplait95 Illumynization a b G Storage June 17, 2014 9:35:33 AM reliability, speed, trim support depends on how much room you need as well small ssd + hdd? full system on ssd? lots of stuff on ssd + hdd? samsung evo 120GB is a good starting point + hdd Reply to Illumynization m 0 l USAFRet a c 863 G Storage June 17, 2014 9:35:42 AM Cheap, as in how cheap? Size also matters. Reply to USAFRet m 0 l Related resources Cheap CPU + Expensive GPU vs Middle range of both? - Forum VGA cable cheap vs expensive - Forum Cheap vs expensive mobo? Mobo on the budget - Forum 2 cheap SSD's in raid or one expensive - Forum Cheap amd vs expensive intel upgrade? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer SR-71 Blackbird a c 200 G Storage June 17, 2014 9:42:02 AM Great value for the price 256 GB. Bought 2 this week. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant Storage: Crucial MX100 256GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($106.81 @ NCIX US) Total: $106.81 Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-06-17 12:41 EDT-0400 Reply to SR-71 Blackbird m 0 l Yoplait95 June 17, 2014 9:47:30 AM Mainly to put my OS onto.. and the drivers of course. So I was looking at 64 - 128 + 2 hdd I already have. Reply to Yoplait95 m 0 l USAFRet a c 863 G Storage June 17, 2014 9:48:18 AM Whoa....$107 for a 256GB SSD? Great find ! I may have to pick one up. Reply to USAFRet m 0 l USAFRet a c 863 G Storage June 17, 2014 9:49:09 AM Yoplait95 said:Mainly to put my OS onto.. and the driver of course. So I was looking at 64 - 128 + 2 hdd I already have. Get nothing smaller than a 128GB. Or the above mentioned Crucial 256GB. Reply to USAFRet m 0 l Best solution Illumynization a b G Storage June 17, 2014 9:53:01 AM These are the one's my store sells the most of. http://pcpartpicker.com/p/wqWPgs I would recommend the Samsung Evo Reply to Illumynization Share Yoplait95 June 17, 2014 9:54:58 AM Illumynization said:These are the one's my store sells the most of. http://pcpartpicker.com/p/wqWPgs I would recommend the Samsung Evo I may be purchasing the Evo 120.. rather 2. I have heard that Kingston pulled some part swapping with their SSD after reviews so their out (sadly) Reply to Yoplait95 m 0 l Illumynization a b G Storage June 17, 2014 10:04:51 AM I only recommend the V300 as the cheapest alternative to my customers that really want an SSD but can barely fit one in their budget. Reply to Illumynization m 1 l Ask the community Post an answer Related resources Cheap vs expensive headphones Forum Expensive desktop mouse vs cheap gaming mouse? Forum Cheap IPS vs Expensive TN with high hz and ms? Forum Cheap board vs Expensive board Forum Cheap build vs Expensive build Forum Soundcards; Cheap cards with optical out Vs Expensive analog outputs? Forum Cheap PSU vs. Expensive PSU? Forum Cheap RAM vs Expensive RAM Forum Cheap case vs Expensive case??? Forum SolvedCheap CPU Better GPU vs cheap cpu/gpu SSD vs good cpu cheap gpu Forum SolvedDifference between cheap and expensive ram Forum Solveddifference between cheap and expensive 1150 mobos? Forum SolvedWhat should be expensive and what should be cheap Forum Solvedoverclocking 4770k, cheap or expensive ? under $100 Forum SolvedBuy cheap cpu now+upgrade or buy expensive now? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !