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Intel x25-V for $20

Poll Results: Should I buy?

 
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post #1 of 8
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I have the chance to pick up a little Intel SSD from a friend for a real good price. I'm just wondering if it would be worth it the upgrade to the SSD just to try it out and see if I like it. I know its pretty small and sata II, but you can't really beat it for $20. So, yes or no?
Edited by K4IKEN - 9/25/12 at 5:15pm
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post #2 of 8
You'd be stupid not to, haha.
Even if you were going to get something larger/faster in the future It'd still have it's uses.
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post #3 of 8
Lol, for the price, why not? That's just like eating out for dinner for 1 person.
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post #4 of 8
Yes, buy it now! Worse thing that could happen is it wont hold your OS, but you could still use it for games and apps for lightning fast load times.

Sounds like 20 dollars very well spent.
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post #5 of 8
If you don't want to buy it lemme know biggrin.gif
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post #6 of 8
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post #7 of 8
I'm using an x25-V in the laptop I'm writing this on, and it's just wonderful. The size is annoying, can't really store media on this lappy now, but for what I use it for (schoolwork, programming) it's been great. After having this laptop for two years, the hdd really made it feel like it was coming apart at the seams. Then I installed the x25-v, and that was about two years ago, and the laptop has felt like brand new ever since. And for the price you can get it at, it's definitely worth a try. thumb.gif
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post #8 of 8
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Oh, no link.. Just the single ssd from an old friend, sorry. Doubt I'll notice much difference between sata II and sata III anyway. I'm still fine with the speed of my mechanical HDD so I know I'm going to be happy with whatever speed increase I'm about to receive.
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