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Hey gurus! smile.gif

I'm about to buy my first SSD, around the end of March, and I know next to nothing about them!
I would like for the capacity to be around 128 gigs, the more the merrier of course!

And the price range, well, I'd love the best bang for buck deal, around (under preferably) the 150$ mark!

Thanks in advance for any suggestions!
post #2 of 8
My vote goes toward the Crucial M4 128GB SSD.
You won't be disappointed.
Following the M4, I'd vote the Plextor M3, Samsung, or Intel series.
post #3 of 8
150$ for 128GB is not easy.. But you may get lucky and find some Crucial M4s on sale for that..

Crucial M4, Plextor M3, Samsung 830s, they're all good.
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150$ for 128GB is not easy.. But you may get lucky and find some Crucial M4s on sale for that..
Crucial M4, Plextor M3, Samsung 830s, they're all good.

From the past week, finding a M4 128GB @ $150 has been frequent.

Been quite a few, NewEgg has it at $130 just last week.

Just wait it out, and snag it at the best price.
post #5 of 8
You might have to spend a bit more for the 128MB Crucial M4 and I been seeing these around the $160 mark lately on sale.

For SSD's I would highly recommend the Crucial M4, Samsung 830, and the Corsair performance pro for their reliability, and their price/performance versus Sand force drives. You can't go wrong with either of these drives.

Good Luck
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if you find a deal on a crcuial M4 128GB go for it.. same for Intel or samsung 830.. go for either of thosse 3 and choose on the best deal you can find thumb.gif
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post #7 of 8
@ $150 the M4 frequents that price. Wait for the price to drop again or get one now for ~ $160

Also to learn some about them rad this over: http://www.overclock.net/t/1179518/seans-ssd-buyers-guide-information-thread
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I have an unopened 128GB m4 I'd let go for $150. PM me if interested smile.gif


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