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I have a Acer 4820TG.


Everything inside the laptop is more then enough power for what I do.
But the 300gb internal HDD is a little slow (plenty of space for me though).


What I want to do is remove the ODD and put an SSD in and use that as my main OS drive and the 300gb internal HDD as some back up storage.


I've been waiting for a while because the prices were not to my liking, but Idk anymore. I hope SSD's are getting cheaper. I'd probably buy an older gen ssd with Trim for real cheap. The speed increase would still be there.

I'd like to spend give or take some $75.
But if you see a deal that is too much to pass up I could probably go a little over a $100... I rather not.

Speed is nice, but I wouldn't mind having a larger capacity SSD so I can have a few games sitting on it for super fast load times and also to give plenty of room to let win7 64bit spread itself out.


So could you guys give me a couple suggestions? And I don't buy off of newegg anymore because I get charged tax unlike Amazon or other sites.
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here its all you now

I'll go with OCZ Agility 2 OCZSSD2-2AGT40G 2.5" 40GB SATA II
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meh than get this one here i have 2 OCZ Vertex 2 and no complain

OCZ Vertex 2 OCZSSD2-2VTXE60G 2.5" 60GB SATA
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Originally Posted by skyn3t View Post
meh than get this one here i have 2 OCZ Vertex 2 and no complain

OCZ Vertex 2 OCZSSD2-2VTXE60G 2.5" 60GB SATA


?

I would say that's within my price range I guess. I was hoping they would be cheaper by now though.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Drizzt5 View Post
Amazon.com: OCZ Technology 60 GB Vertex 2 Series SATA II 2.5-Inch Solid State Drive (SSD) OCZSSD22VTXE60G: Electronics


?

I would say that's within my price range I guess. I was hoping they would be cheaper by now though.
you not go wrong with those they are fast and with nice price
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post #6 of 7
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How about this drive?


I was reading a thread and they were saying
Quote:
So far Phil all the laptops that I have seen and have an HM55/PM55 chipset display the exact same numbers. Until we find one laptop (with either one of those two chipsets) that performs better than what we see, I have to say that this will happen in any Intel HM55/PM55 based laptop.
Which makes me think I should just get a larger capacity older ssd if its gonna perform around the same anyways.
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post #7 of 7
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Meh, I bought a 60gb off of a friend for $55. It's older gen but it still should work out fine. Now I just gotta get an adapter.
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