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I would say the Samsung 840 Pro, or the Intel 335. I don't have the Samsung 840 Pro myself, but i have heard great reviews on it. As for the Intel 335, I have the 240gb version which is well over $150, but you can get it in 120gb for around $120. For the speed of this drive, it is insane. My PC boots in 5 seconds flat and every program that i open opens in an instant. Not to mention, it has Intel reliability smile.gif

Didn't wait for a sale? The Intel 330/335 goes on sale for $140-150 often enough. Others that go on sale often are the SanDisk Extreme and Samsung 840. I reckon the SanDisk Ultra Plus will be the same.
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Didn't wait for a sale? The Intel 330/335 goes on sale for $140-150 often enough. Others that go on sale often are the SanDisk Extreme and Samsung 840. I reckon the SanDisk Ultra Plus will be the same.

I got it on sale for $180, but now it its somewhere around $210 i think.
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I got it on sale for $180, but now it its somewhere around $210 i think.

Ouch. That's expensive. Wouldn't buy a 240-256GB model for that price anymore. I've been spoiled by all the sales last year. Heck, just a month or so after release, the Intel 335 240GB can be had for $150 from Newegg.
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I will have to keep my eyes open for those sales please let me know if you see those SSD's dip to $150
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Plextor M5P

The plextors are under 150 and if it matters they have a longer MTBF than the Samsung.
     
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