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Samsung 840 120GB - Keep it or sell it?

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I've been looking for an SSD and I bought a Samsung 840 120GB (not evo or pro) from Newegg for $70 because well.. it was so cheap. Although, I'm not quite sure if I should keep it now. Give me your opinion:
  1. Install it in my main rig. I don't mind game load times, since I just distract myself for a few seconds, but I do mind access times when I'm busy editing video.
  2. Install it in the HTPC / Home server. 90% of the time it's used for web browsing or streaming. We might see less power consumption.
  3. Sell it now and look for a better drive.

I hear some mixed thoughts on the 840 120GB, but I wonder if I'd even notice with my kind of use.
Edited by bentrinh - 9/16/13 at 2:21pm
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If you don't already have an SSD in your main rig, use it there. You'll thank yourself later.
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Keep it, enough said...
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