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post #11 of 26
Definitely worth it...just put the OS there and enjoy the blazing fast speeds...the change from HDD will be unbelievable and this is definitely the most noticeable upgrade.
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post #12 of 26
If you find out that it is in fact an extreme drive you should jump all over it.

EDIT- I think it very well may be. The price just seemed to good to be true.
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post #13 of 26
As long as you don't the need the room, ie its in a notebook you only use for on the go e-mail and other light uses, then definitely.
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I wish I could get two or three of them and throw them in a RAID setup.. Too bad I don't have the monies to buy all 15 he's selling..
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post #15 of 26
32gb SLC drives are several hundred dollars new. (There is a really cheap one with horrible specs on newegg for 100) If it's SLC, it's a great price.

Did Intel even make 32gb MLC drives?
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post #16 of 26
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Too bad he's not taking credit, otherwise I could buy them then sell them here.
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post #17 of 26
64gb Kingston SSD for 64$ after MIR.

http://www.buy.com/prod/kingston-64g...213780106.html

yep.
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post #18 of 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by wupah View Post
64gb Kingston SSD for 64$ after MIR.

http://www.buy.com/prod/kingston-64g...213780106.html

yep.
But that's not an SLC drive. (not that a consumer *needs* an SLC drive) but that's what makes this one worth significantly more than that Kingston.

Not to mention Intel SSD reliability.
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post #19 of 26
also an SSD makes games 'load' much much faster
    
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post #20 of 26
Yes its worth it

Because no other company can you call on Monday afternoon to RMA your SSD, and Wake up Tuesday morning and have a new one at your doorstep. Nobody else. Its $25, and worth it (includes return shipping too).
 
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