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I know about 6 months ago SSD prices were just dropping like crazy, seeing them for $0.50/gb was pretty common, and some of the OCZ drives were even less after rebate. Now the cheapest is around $0.66/gb. Did I miss something or were those low prices a fluke?
I got my 128 gig M4 for $65 shipped. I guess I should have bought more. I need another 128/120 gig SSD to replace a 60 gig that is filling up on my wifes system (yes, I know I can move stuff to another drive, but having a single drive is easier). I had hopped prices were still around $60-65, but guess not.
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Christmas is over. tongue.gif

NAND prices will still be lowering throughout 2013 though.
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Try used for that same pricepoint now.
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Originally Posted by SkillzKillz View Post

Try used for that same pricepoint now.
I have thought about it, but not really wanting to buy a used SSD.

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Christmas is over. tongue.gif

NAND prices will still be lowering throughout 2013 though.
But the lowest prices were in Aug/Sept, well before the Christmas rush. Most Black Friday deals were not any better than those (I was hiping somebody would have had a 120/128 gig drive for around $50 AR, but no such luck).

Guess I will just keep hoping and offloading stuff onto the HDD till I find a cheap one.
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Last year in September I found an ssd for $60 for 120 gb but now it's $90. It sucked and I ended up not buying it.
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Well I broke down and got a 120GB Kingston SSDNow V300 SSD today for $80. Not the greatest deal, but pretty good for right now.
Edited by blupupher - 3/15/13 at 8:20am
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