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At Microcenter, 64GB drives for under 100

post #1 of 11
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Just was looking at MC's website and came across these drives...

http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0351760

http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0346229

http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0340924

The microcenter brand 64GB, OCZ Onxy and a Adata brand both at under 100 before tax.... Not bad if someone wants a Cheap OS boot drive
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I'm making a trip down to chicago to go to Microcenter, I hope I have enough dough left over for one of these!
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post #3 of 11
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Well I did talk to a rep at my local MC last week... He told me that their inventory says they have a little over 200 of the Microcenter brand SSDs at their location..but they put 10+ on the website just in case the inventory numbers are off...
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"Cheap" and "OS drive" don't really go together. It's like "good case for under $100," or "good chevy."
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"Cheap" and "OS drive" don't really go together. It's like "good case for under $100," or "good chevy."
I suppose the Chevy Corvette ZR-1 is a piece too right.
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Sooooooo which of the 3 is fastest/best for an OS drive? I'm thinking of stretching my budget to pick one of these up along with my Sandy Bridge build.
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post #7 of 11
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Looks like the read and write times of the Microcenter brand seems to be the fastest of the three
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post #8 of 11
The Microcenter one is a Sandforce model and the other two are Jmicron controllers, so you would want the Microcenter model.
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post #9 of 11
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"Cheap" and "OS drive" don't really go together. It's like "good case for under $100," or "good chevy."
What are you talking about?

My $50 Corsair Nova would destroy $1000 worth of RAID Velociraptors as an OS drive.
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Sooooooo which of the 3 is fastest/best for an OS drive? I'm thinking of stretching my budget to pick one of these up along with my Sandy Bridge build.
The Microcenter is pretty good but make sure you get the G2 Model. Don't get G1.
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