Intel's 40GB Value SSD Selling at $129.99

We've all been lusting after having an Intel SSD in our notebooks ever since they came out, but the price has been largely prohibitive. Intel, realizing this, has introduced a line of SSDs targeted at those seeking value.

Tech Report today points out that the 40GB Intel X25-V is now selling on Newegg for $129.99. It's not as fast as the top-end drives, and according to Intel's spec sheet, it can do sequential reads of up to 170MB/s and writes at up to 35MB/s.

For a little more than double the cost, you'll get twice the capacity and much better performance with the 80GB X25-M sequential read and write speeds of 250MB/s and 70MB/s, respectively at the Newegg listing of $299.99.

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  • dark_lord69
    $299.99 a "value" SSD?
    I'll pass.
    $129.99 for the one priced at 300 and you've sold me on one.
  • jeep11
    I really don't think that the user that has the money to buy a SSD would go for one of these.
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  • fatkid35
    see, here it comes. the prices are getting where we need them to. stoked that in prolly another year or so this tech will be priced for all to enjoy. good news.
  • jeep11
    I really don't think that the user that has the money to buy a SSD would go for one of these.
  • dark_lord69
    $299.99 a "value" SSD?
    I'll pass.
    $129.99 for the one priced at 300 and you've sold me on one.