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How fast are SSD decreasing in price?

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I would love to get an SSD for the increased performance, but prices are ridiculous right now. They have also hardly fallen in 6 months. When will the prices of SSD become comparable to regular hard drives?
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They are now, considering the prices of hard drives have gone up drastically due to the flooding in Taiwan. This is the time to buy an SSD, where, with a good deal, you can grab 90 gig one for 100 bucks
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I agree that it seems as if SSD prices haven't fallen much in the last 6 months. Flooding in Asia has crippled HDD production and that demand has slid into the SSD sector. I have been price watching SSDs since last year and was getting excited until the end of summer flooding. It looks as if waiting until spring may yield the best price/performance/capacity. The market is full of new brands and models to choose from and hopefully some new hardware will come out and push down the price of the more popular models.
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