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Price per gigabyte is, by far, the biggest factor preventing SSDs from replacing hard drives. If SSDs weren't so darn expensive, we wouln't have any trouble getting past their capacity limitations, because we would be using multiple SSDs in the same machine. In order to get a sense of how expensive SSDs really are (even in the light of the ongoing transition from 3x nm to 2x nm NAND flash), let’s peruse Newegg's virtual aisles.
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...-ssd,2869.html

I was really surprised by the price being $240 for 120GB Vertex 3. I think it is a great deal for what you get compared to the SSDs now.
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No kidding! I think we may finally get some decent prices on ssds!
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$2/1gb. That's amazing.
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very nice! I sense myself getting one of these by years end!
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Sweet, I can upgrade my desktop to a vertex 3 update my laptop with my vertex 2.
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