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Check out using Google Wallet and use the promo code WALLET to get an additional $15 off, putting this to $84.99.

The Wallet code is no longer active. frown.gif

This is probably a pricing error, but Newegg has a good history of honoring them. This SSD usually costs ~$140, so you are essentially getting $40-55 off the regular price.

It also competes directly with the Samsung 840 Pro (which consequently costs $136.99 @ its lowest online price.


GET THIS NOW
Edited by Kinaesthetic - 7/30/13 at 3:22pm
post #2 of 14
reviews look pretty bad
post #3 of 14
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reviews look pretty bad

If you base your purchase off a Newegg review, you are doing it wrong.

23 sub 2-star reviews. And I can bet you $100 that there have been thousands of people who have bought this SSD. If you have a problem, you are far more likely to post a bad review. And if you don't have any problems, you are far less likely to post a review at all.


And still, even with the Wallet code no longer working for some reason, this is still a fantastic price.
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Originally Posted by Kinaesthetic View Post

If you base your purchase off a Newegg review, you are doing it wrong.

23 sub 2-star reviews. And I can bet you $100 that there have been thousands of people who have bought this SSD. If you have a problem, you are far more likely to post a bad review. And if you don't have any problems, you are far less likely to post a review at all.


And still, even with the Wallet code no longer working for some reason, this is still a fantastic price.

Question...

What if 2 similar items have the same amount of reviews and one has 2 stars and the other has 4 stars... which one would you choose?
post #5 of 14
I have one of these and wish i had the money right now for another. It is truely an awesome wicked fast ssd. No complaints from me.
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Question...

What if 2 similar items have the same amount of reviews and one has 2 stars and the other has 4 stars... which one would you choose?

I just wouldn't choose it based on Newegg ratings. I'd look at reviews of the product around the internet, both done professionally and amateur.

Then I'd see if the products have an outlying statistical number of negative reviews (i.e. a product having 500+ negative reviews and next to no positive reviews). That would give a much better sense of what is going on with the product due to actually having a much larger sample pool to base my decision on.

Then I'd see whether I'd want to buy the product or not.


I'd never buy a product off of Newegg reviews alone. Ever.
post #7 of 14
Don't know how many one-egg reviews I've read about GPUs not fitting inside of a case, SSDs not having a PATA interface, DOAs indicating a "bad product," waiting 30 seconds to boot being a sign of drive failure...

That said, every professional review of this product I've read suggests it's great thumb.gif
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didnt this rival the PRO 840?
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Actually the pros rated it above the Samsung pro on the 120gb size. Something wrong about the 120gb pro sammy. The larger sizes were slightly behind the Samsung pro models.
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Just my $0.02, stay away from OCZ.
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