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Best 256/512GB SSDs?

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I'm very happy with my M5 Pro, but since it needs to move to another system I figure I should take the opportunity to upgrade to something newer/better. I would prefer a 512 GB drive as I'm already using 193 out of 238GB, but cost and performance also concerns.
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The best ssd in terms of performance/warranty is the 840 pro if cost doesnt matter. Your next option is the 840 evo, its also fast, less warranty, same samsung reliability and cheaper.
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Given current Newegg pricing ($400 M5P 512GB; $450 840 Pro 512GB), I'd recommend getting another M5P. Samsung SSD's just happen to be very popular but Plextor makes pretty darn good SSD's, too, in terms of both performance and reliability.
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post #4 of 6
I have found Plextor drives to be every bit the equal of my Sammy drives. I would get which ever is cheaper.

I pm'ed you a promo code bud for the 512 gb version, $120 off list price. I cannot say for sure it will work for you but you have nothing to lose trying. Good luck.smile.gif
Edited by DooRules - 10/23/13 at 1:03am
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Unfortunately it didn't work frown.gif But thanks anyways - it's the thought that counts smile.gif
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You already have the nearly tied for first place drive, barely (as in imperceptibly) "worse" than the840Pro. I wwould get another one.
   
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