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The real issue is the TDP. That is a 300w gpu. Total waste of power in this day and age. That was the bomb card in 2009/2010
Sorry it didn't work. They may have been nice to me since they can see on my account history that I spend a ton of money with them.
I called Newegg, whom I bought my Evo from last June, and told them about the problems with the 840 Evo. I told newegg I knew it wasn't thier fault but I requested they RMA the drive & make Samsung give them a refund (which they can do as a large retailer with leverage). With almost zero difficulty they said yes and emailed me a self paid return label. I got a full refund and used it to buy a Crucial MX200. I've owned 4 other crucial SSDs so I'm confident the MX200 will...
Newegg has it for $180 now with a coupon code. 48 HOURS ONLY. 10% OFF SELECT SOLID STATE DRIVES* Enter promo code EMCAPNA22 at checkout. 48 HOURS ONLY. 10% OFF SELECT SOLID STATE DRIVES* 10% OFF SELECT CORSAIR POWER SUPPLIES* Enter promo code EMCAPNA23 at checkout. 10% OFF SELECT CORSAIR POWER SUPPLIES* I personally wouldn't buy a Samsung drive now. The 840 Evo old data bug still isn't fixed. Who knows if the 850 Evo may be affected. It probably isn't, but I wouldn't...
I'd go for the MX200 hands down. Samsung has major problems with the 840 Evo. Granted you are talking about an 850 Evo, but I wouldn't trust Samsung with anything right now. In my opinion they are the new OCZ.
I'm going to sign the petition. This is totally disappointing. Today my EVO started taking forever to open things, it's like it just hit all at once or something. I've never even filled the drive up a single time, I doubt I've used an entire write cycle in almost a year. I used the repair software back when it came out. Looks like it's time to run it again. NEVER buying a Samsung product again. Good thing I'm an iPhone fanboy.
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For your needs, a macbook sounds best. Apple Outlet (Google it) is an easy was to get good hardware at a discount. You can also buy from Best Buy. I've bought openbox items from best buy for hundreds less. You can search the inventory of the store near you online. Most stores have a few returned MacBooks at any given time.
I actually have 130gb now, it added 100gb to my old 30gb limit. Well done. + Rep. Good instructions too.
They deserve it. Retail sales is hard work if it's commision based and generally you don't make great money unless you are a store manager or something. It's nice of Intel to offer these to sales professionals.
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