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I need the best possible ssd for $100

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Help me out people.. love you guys
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what is the best possible one i can get for $100? I kinda want a 128gb if possible. if not then go 64. I just want something thats fast a'f. helpm e
post #3 of 17
Any high end SSD on sale will be good. For 128GB look for something ~$70 on sale if you're from the US.

List of suggested drives: http://www.overclock.net/t/1179518/seans-ssd-buyers-guide-information-thread#user_SeansrecommendedSSDs
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I don't know where you live, but I bought a 128GB Samsung 840 for 99.99 Canadian Dollars on sale monday. Samsung SSD's are the best long-lasting SSD around, so far.
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samsung or crucial would be my choice.

i pick up 2 128gb samsung 830s off amazon (on sale) for $70 each.
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Im going to get the samsung 840 128gb version. How does that sound?
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Im going to get the samsung 840 128gb version. How does that sound?
You said "under 100$". For under 100$, the 830 series is really the best (and tested one) to get. It's around 70$ retail.
Really, the 840 series doesn't give much more compared to the 830 ones.
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**** the under $100 im going for the best. 840 pro
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The Samsung 840 Pro may have difficulties, there have been some review sample and intense use failures.
Still awaiting official comment last I knew.
830s are good, as are the 840 as far as I know.
Plextor M5S is very good, as is the Kingston HyperX k3.
Crucial M4 is slightly dated. Avoid the 64 GB one, Short lifespan, from some reports.

Intel is good but usually expensive, as are several others.
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Been using the 830 for months now and I haven't had a problem. And $70 for the 128 is a verygood price.
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