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I might buy a couple of SSDs pretty soon because of the lower price biggrin.gif At the moment a 128GB Crucial M4 is £0.57/GB (excluding VAT) Last time I looked it was just over £1/GB (excluding VAT)
    
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I'm in FTW!! time to upgrade my Crucial M4 128GB to a 512GB! Muhahaha! biggrin.gif
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i cant wait for the 1tb ssd to come down in price thumb.gifthumb.gif
 
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If I was buying 256GB and larger-sized SSDs, they should be at least $0.50/GB since the article claims OCZ can get NAND around $0.65/GB. By Christmas, SSDs will be affordable while HDDs will still be somewhat expensive due to the duopoly.
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Should i return the 64 gb crucial i got from Microcenter and get the 128 gig after price matching to Newegg at Microcenter? Advice from anyone will be appreciated.

Definitely get the 128gb. I have a 64 gb SSD that I just filled up and after weighing all of my options I have decided to order another single 128gb and to use my 64GB for games only. By the time you put your OS, a few programs, and maybe one or two games you have pretty much used up all the space you can on a 64gb drive. Its a huge hassle to always be paranoid about whether or not you have enough space for something with the 64 gb SSD.
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My SSD is only 18 months old, and was ~$3 per GB when I got it. I find even $1 per GB to be pretty good, $0.65 would be great, I'd probably replace some HDDs if prices drop that low.
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post #47 of 200
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See I don't get that though, the article makes it seem as if OCZ has already BEEN selling at $0.65/GB, and they definitely haven't been.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820227550 55GB for $65 after rebate
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820227706 120GB for $125 after rebate
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820227551 115GB for $100 after rebate
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820227726 120GB for $100 after rebate (Lowest on the list at $0.83/GB, Agility 3 is crap though)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820227726 60GB for $60 after rebate
Those are all about $1/GB or more...
Agility 3 60 gig - $44.49 AR and code = $0.74/gb
Agility 3 120 gig - $82.74 AR and code = $0.69/gb

Nothing wrong with the Agility 3 anymore, they have fixed the issue with Sandforce controllers.

I am still waiting on $0.50/gb before I get me another one.
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The future is looking faster and cheaper... Hooray
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WEEEEE SSDs for everyone!!!!!!!!
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post #50 of 200
will soon be time to grab a 240-260GB drive tongue.gif

just looked at the local store here
agility 3: $219 for the 240GB + 20mirb
m4: 249 for the 258GB
Edited by mr. biggums - 5/3/12 at 3:12pm
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