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EDIT - The price dropped again even further.

Now its down $130 bucks shipped. Its almost a dollar a gig! Still cant afford it till I get paid grrrrrr....

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148442

thought I would share AGAIN thumb.gif
Edited by .theMetal - 2/28/12 at 7:13am
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Nice smile.gif) I was just looking at these they were like 175 nice find
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yea I've been watching my newegg wish list just dreaming and went on just now and it was a good chunk less than yesterday lol.
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Time for a raid 0 setup woot!

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Hell yea, I'm so pumped too. my hard drive is the slowest pieces in my setup. this thing is gonna lite my machine up!
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Just picked up two!!! $299.99 + $21 tax for CA.... I am happy.. Saved over $100 dollars... I have never owned one before, but got one for my m11x r3 and one for my desktop. Poor desktop still sata 2 but I can still see some awesome read speeds lol...biggrin.gif Looking forward to seeing better load times for stuff in SWTOR...


This sale was just too much to ponder about it... I was holding out for Intel 520's and Samsung 830's but I just couldn't justify paying more for damn near same performance. The firmware 0009 for the m4 i saw on YouTube was awesome read and write performance and on par with Samsung 830. I don't know how reliable the m4's Marvell controller is but I am sure it will at least last me through next year when I can get bigger capacity and better...
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Damn....so tempting to finally join the SSD boat. But wouldn't I have to reinstall...well pretty much everything...?

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Well Coach if you have an external backup drive just backup the base essential stuff like some games and all the apps and what not, which should be about 50-70GB of stuff and then re-install windows and then restore the backup image and update windows shouldn't take more than say 3 - 6 hours... I like doing a complete refresh install to keep down on problems therefore will just backup ini files and saves etc... and media and then wipe the drive install windows and clean install everything to keep down on corrupted and malfunctioning stuff...

Really I am not to up on cloning things over... It saves time and what not but I think it has the potential to cause unneeded and unwanted problems...

does anybody know if these m4's come with the 2.5" to 3.5" desktop bracket??
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Originally Posted by adramalech707 View Post

Just picked up two!!! $299.99 + $21 tax for CA.... I am happy.. Saved over $100 dollars... I have never owned one before, but got one for my m11x r3 and one for my desktop. Poor desktop still sata 2 but I can still see some awesome read speeds lol...biggrin.gif Looking forward to seeing better load times for stuff in SWTOR...
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The m4 Marvell controller is just as reliable as the Samsungs.
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Damn....so tempting to finally join the SSD boat. But wouldn't I have to reinstall...well pretty much everything...?

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Nah, you don't just make a system image.

if your drive is to large now do this: http://www.overclock.net/t/1156654/seans-windows-7-install-optimization-guide-for-ssds-hdds/2140#post_16544558
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Originally Posted by adramalech707 View Post

Well Coach if you have an external backup drive just backup the base essential stuff like some games and all the apps and what not, which should be about 50-70GB of stuff and then re-install windows and then restore the backup image and update windows shouldn't take more than say 3 - 6 hours... I like doing a complete refresh install to keep down on problems therefore will just backup ini files and saves etc... and media and then wipe the drive install windows and clean install everything to keep down on corrupted and malfunctioning stuff...

Really I am not to up on cloning things over... It saves time and what not but I think it has the potential to cause unneeded and unwanted problems...

does anybody know if these m4's come with the 2.5" to 3.5" desktop bracket??

Not the cheap ones, but there is another one you can get with one...

Here is a cheap one to get: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817994085

Though it is pointless when you can simply do this:
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