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Can you guys help me choose an SSD Drive for STEAM?

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Looking for a cheap SSD drive that I can pick up from Best Buy. This will be purely to put my STEAM games in. Can you help me choose between these two?

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/compare?skus=3075012,4825701&url=%2Fsite%2Fsearchpage.jsp%3Fcp%3D1%26searchType%3Dsearch%26st%3Dssd%2520drive%26_dyncharset%3DUTF-8%26id%3Dpcat17071%26type%3Dpage%26sc%3DGlobal%26nrp%3D%26sp%3D%252Bcurrentprice%2520skuidsaas%26qp%3Dcategory_facet%253DHard%2520Drives%2520%2526%2520Storage%7Eabcat0504001%255Ecategory_facet%253DSolid%2520State%2520Drives%7Epcmcat201300050005%255Eharddrivesizerange_facet%253DHard%2520Drive%2520Size%7E100GB%2520-%2520299GB%26list%3Dn%26iht%3Dy%26usc%3DAll%2520Categories%26ks%3D960%26keys%3Dkeys&productString=1219570102967*bb4825701
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I'd probably go more for the PNY. I think the SanDisk would also work for you but I have a good feeling about the controller in the PNY. That said, in real world use, they aren't going to be any different so if money is an issue take the SanDisk.
    
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I'd probably go more for the PNY. I think the SanDisk would also work for you but I have a good feeling about the controller in the PNY. That said, in real world use, they aren't going to be any different so if money is an issue take the SanDisk.

Thanks for the response but Im not sure if that helps me. I mean you went from telling me to get the PNY to getting the Sandisk.tongue.gif I just want the better drive.
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Go for the Sandisk
4.5/5 stars of 1320 reviews on amazon.
1235 reviews on Bestbuy and 4.7/5
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