Solved Questions about which SSD to buy for new build Tags: SSD New Build Samsung SSD Storage Product Last response: February 25, 2013 12:04 AM in Storage Share g335 February 24, 2013 12:10:41 PM I have a chance to buy a Samsung SSD which is 120GB 6gbp read at 500 and writes at 130 for about 95 dollars. Is this a good buy? Or Buy a Intel SSD 120 GB, 6gbp, reads at 500 and writes at 400 for about 120 dollars. I would save about 30 bucks buying the first choice. Which is better buy? Should I order something different from the states? I am living in Japan(American). More about : questions ssd buy build SR-71 Blackbird a c 190 G Storage February 24, 2013 2:42:48 PM Samsung would be my choice. m 0 l Best solution SR-71 Blackbird a c 190 G Storage February 24, 2013 2:43:43 PM 840 Pro is better than the standard 840. Share Related resources Question about buy new SSD. - Forum Question About Buying new SSD - Forum $900 Build Few questions about CPU/GPU/SSD - Forum Questions about installing new SSD - Forum Questions about SSD? My first time buying one. - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer g335 February 24, 2013 9:10:25 PM SR-71 Blackbird said:840 Pro is better than the standard 840. So the Samsung I mention above is the Pro? m 0 l SR-71 Blackbird a c 190 G Storage February 24, 2013 9:27:31 PM No, it's the standard but still a decent drive.I own both. m 0 l hagjohn February 24, 2013 9:32:54 PM In this instance, Intel would be the better choice because of the read/write times. m 0 l hero1 February 24, 2013 9:42:41 PM I second Samsung. I have 2 of their SSDs and they are awesome. Go finda 830 since it's not that far behind the 840 Pro and you save around $80 for a 256GB model. m 0 l g335 February 24, 2013 9:57:13 PM hero1 said:I second Samsung. I have 2 of their SSDs and they are awesome. Go finda 830 since it's not that far behind the 840 Pro and you save around $80 for a 256GB model. So even though the Samsung is only 130 with its write time it is still a good drive? m 0 l SR-71 Blackbird a c 190 G Storage February 24, 2013 10:00:16 PM The Samsung 840 Pro is the best performing SSD I own.I have owned Intel,Kingston Hyper X,and a Plextor which I don't count because it was DOA. m 0 l g335 February 24, 2013 10:30:49 PM SR-71 Blackbird said:The Samsung 840 Pro is the best performing SSD I own.I have owned Intel,Kingston Hyper X,and a Plextor which I don't count because it was DOA. I am not sure if the store has the Pro. I am interested in this because of the price. Should I buy the Samsung? m 0 l SR-71 Blackbird a c 190 G Storage February 24, 2013 10:40:29 PM I prefer Samsung. m 0 l rmiiirusty February 24, 2013 10:55:07 PM Also Sandisk extreme is great fast and reliable... check this model http://pcpartpicker.com/part/sandisk-internal-hard-driv... m 0 l Alaniary99 February 25, 2013 12:04:21 AM I would prefer to select Samsung: http://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=nb_sb_noss/276-8294608-15... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedCautious questions about installing my new SSD Forum SolvedA question from a man about to install Win7 on his new SSD Forum Solvedquestions about a new gaming pc build from a first time builder Forum SolvedQuestion about getting a new SSD Forum Just got a new SSD and put Windows 8.1 Pro on it. Have questions about installing programs from Windows 7 Drive! Forum SolvedNew Build: Which SSD should I get? Forum SolvedMy hard drive failed... question about reinstalling Windows 8 on a new SSD Forum SolvedAbout to buy parts for new build (<72 hours) Forum SolvedNew Build questions about components Forum SolvedUpgrading to a SSD in a new laptop question about using the OS on a new drive. Forum SolvedAbout to buy these parts for my new gaming build Are they compatible? Forum SolvedQuestions about a new gaming pc build Forum Solvedmany questions about new build :) Forum SolvedQuick question about my new SSD Forum Solved3rd and final post gaming build (buying today) ! SSD and SLI questions! Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !