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Reliable SSD for Lenovo X120e?

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Just wanted to get some suggestions -- I'll be getting a Lenovo X120e soon and I'm thinking of putting a solid state drive in it.

So what would be a high quality/reliable SSD to use that fits the below criteria?
- <=$100
- Not SATA 6 Gbps since I wouldn't be able to use it
- ~60 GB
- Optionally: trying to avoid OCZ because of the bad press they've been getting and even though I'm happy with my Agility 2... although if that bad press is unwarranted, I'll revisit my opinion.
post #2 of 5
Intel 320. Consumes 20 times less power than an OCZ Vertex 2. Increases battery life of 15-30 minutes.

EDIT: 40 GB version
Edited by HopeUTKN - 8/15/11 at 9:13am
post #3 of 5
^ This. Intel SSDs are great.

Otherwise you can get 60GB Corsair Nova 2. But I don't know about its reliability.
Edited by adridu59 - 8/15/11 at 9:38am
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I like the Intel 320 but I am looking for a bit more than 40 GB. Considering a standard install of Windows 7 will easily eat 15-20 GB.
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reliable

intel, altough the 8mb size issue, still is a reliable choice, but expensier
kingston and toshiba controller
crucial seems to be performing well for its popularity
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