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I plan to get an used 160 GB X-25M G2 for my laptop, which is still a SATA I connector, but i will also use it for my future HTPC, which will be a mITX build with an H77/Z77 chipset. The SSD has ~18 TB written and ~10k hours power on time. Is it worthwhile, or should i spend something extra on a new or better-performing SSD?
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I plan to get an used 160 GB X-25M G2 for my laptop, which is still a SATA I connector, but i will also use it for my future HTPC, which will be a mITX build with an H77/Z77 chipset. The SSD has ~18 TB written and ~10k hours power on time. Is it worthwhile, or should i spend something extra on a new or better-performing SSD?

The X25-M G2 is still a good drive, I use it in my X220T myself, and haven't run into any problems! Also with the older SATA interface you probably won't benefit with a newer drive anyway...
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Worth.... depends on how much you are spending on it.


However, the SSD is perfectly fine and you probably will not perceive any difference against more modern SSDs.
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