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I agree with this post, However i do not recommend raiding ssd's because the lost of trim isn't worth it. Yes garbage collection works but it isn't going to help with the data blocks that are used for compressing and decompressing files.

So get a 128gb M4 They can get as low as $1/gb
If you see a M4... any of them... for $1/GB buy it. I am personally waiting for the 128's to hit $150 or the 256's to hit $300. I will buy first one to that point and I am hoping to see that for Black Friday. What I am afraid of is that the HDD shortage because of flooding will prevent the SSD's from becoming as cheap as I'd like to see.
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If you see a M4... any of them... for $1/GB buy it. I am personally waiting for the 128's to hit $150 or the 256's to hit $300. I will buy first one to that point and I am hoping to see that for Black Friday. What I am afraid of is that the HDD shortage because of flooding will prevent the SSD's from becoming as cheap as I'd like to see.
Yeah HDD's are ridiculous in price right now.. Hopefully SSD's wont be affected though. *crosses fingers*
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Yeah HDD's are ridiculous in price right now.. Hopefully SSD's wont be affected though. *crosses fingers*
I am still very happy about my purchase of 2 WD 2TB Blacks's over the summer. At the time I thought it might be a waste, but now there is no question. They are running strong like champs with the important data backed up on another drive. I do worry that if they happen to fail what will warranty be like. I did buy them for the 5 year warranty.
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