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What is the best CHEAP 256GB+ SSD out there, i already have a 60GB Force GT but now need one for the laptop, any good suggestions

Price will be the deciding factor i would like to keep it under a hundred...
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What is the best CHEAP 256GB+ SSD out there, i already have a 60GB Force GT but now need one for the laptop, any good suggestions

Price will be the deciding factor i would like to keep it under a hundred...

That's strange, my calendar doesn't say April 1st...

Really, though, under $100 for a 256gb SSD is a bit outrageous, even used.
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What is the best CHEAP 256GB+ SSD out there, i already have a 60GB Force GT but now need one for the laptop, any good suggestions
Price will be the deciding factor i would like to keep it under a hundred...

Impossible for a working unit.
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can you get a 256GB SDD for under $100??
maybe second hand and an older model/version SSD smile.gif
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post #5 of 10
i doubt you could even score a 256GB drive for under $175 used. Budget up or size down OP.
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okay, then i will spend more but it needs to be a 256GB SSD
post #7 of 10
The best price I've seen with SSD at 256Gb is about $230. Just a few weeks ago they where $300. Anyways, here is the best price I've seen. Its not the fastest drive, but the price is good:

OCZ Petrol 256Gb SATA III
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820227781

This is my personal favorite performance drive, but it is only 240Gb:

Mushkin Enhanced Chronos Deluxe 240Gb
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820226226



Is your laptop SATA III?
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post #8 of 10
The cheapest one I can find on Amazon is $225, I don't know if you were thinking you could get one for under $200 or whatever your new limit is.
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post #9 of 10
this, and im sure you could find a better deal as well
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148443

or you can skimp on this but i wouldnt
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820227781
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post #10 of 10
I would not skimp on an SSD, the extra $50-$100 is worth it over the headaches and trouble. Go for the Crucial M4
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