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Best =<100$ SSD?

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November 4, 2012 6:06:27 PM

Hello Guys I was looking to buy an SSD for around 100$ maybe 105 but that is stretching it. I would prefer it be 128GB Sata 3 :) . I have been looking into the 830 Series and Kingston but Any other recommendations and are the brands I mentioned any good?

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November 4, 2012 6:54:45 PM

I recommend the Samsung 830 solid state drive. Samsung has a stellar track record of good performance and reliability.

If you are in the USA and shop carefully you can sometimes find one on sale for $79.99. You just have to be patient and wait for another sale.
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November 4, 2012 7:05:35 PM

Yes, Crucial is the other company I recommend. The Crucial m4 is a popular ssd. This year Crucial has been leading the pack with some really good price reductions. Crucial is able to do that because their parent company is Micron, a major manufacturer of NAND flash memory used in ssd's and other chips.

I maintain the ssd database listed in the sticky at the very top opf this forum section. Here is the link:

http://www.johnnylucky.org/data-storage/ssd-database.ht...

Scroll down to the Samsung and Crucial sections and follow the links to the technical reviews. You can also check out any other brands and models you are interested in.

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November 4, 2012 8:17:45 PM

Thanks for info, I guess I will go for the 830 after looking at reviews. :) -Hopefully they will be on sale although right now they are out of stock :( 
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November 4, 2012 8:51:43 PM

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