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O yeah..i thought it was $299...but yeah, it was $199 before...whooops. either way $249 isn't bad if you don't like rebates.

Meh, $250 is like normal pricing now for a drive that size. The Samsung 830 256GB has been seen for $190 (w/o rebate) on occasion which, imho, is a very good mix of price, performance and reliability. The Crucial m4 has been frequently available for $180. If you're willing to take your chances, then SF-2281 SSDs can be had for ~$180 w/Toggle NAND (Sandisk Extreme, Kingston HyperX 3K, etc) and ~$150-160 w/Asynchronous NAND (OCZ Agility 3, Corsair Force 3, Mushkin Chronos, etc).
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Quote:
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@Sean: What is your opinion on the SanDisk Extreme 240GB ? http://www.buy.com/prod/sandisk-extreme-240gb-2-5-sata-iii-solid-state-drive-ssd/227072805.html?ref=&&

One of the better SandForce drives.
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One of the better SandForce drives.

Thanks!!

I'm the market for an SSD (first timer) and I missed the Samsung sale by Newegg would have snatched up two. But I think I may get one of these instead.
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Trying to decide!!!!

M4 256GB @ $201.39 with tax..

or 2x Samsung 830 120GB (RAID 0) @ $193 with tax and free shipping.

Which to do!!!!!!
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^ can't you find a 256gb Samsung 830 for like less than $199...id get that instead..im sure there will be a deal soon.
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I'd wait for a quick sale on the 256GB drive, I don't like bothering with RAID. ATM the 830 is $220. :/

http://www.buydig.com/shop/product.aspx?omid=103&ref=froogle&utm_source=Froogle&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=SAMSSDDK256GB&sku=SAMSSDDK256GB&tab=descript
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Originally Posted by Sean Webster View Post

I'd wait for a quick sale on the 256GB drive, I don't like bothering with RAID. ATM the 830 is $220. :/
http://www.buydig.com/shop/product.aspx?omid=103&ref=froogle&utm_source=Froogle&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=SAMSSDDK256GB&sku=SAMSSDDK256GB&tab=descript

I'm the same way...I don't like RAID and I don't like SLI/Crossfire.
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