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The differences between Crucial C300 1.8" and 2.5"?

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I'm just wondering, are there any differences between the Crucial C300 128GB 1.8" and the 2.5" version beside the form factor? Any differences in performance? Why is the 1.8" a little bit more expensive than the 2.5" anyone?
Newegg links:
.C300 2.5" $199.99 Link.
.C300 2.5 $269.99 Link. <<< Why is this one more expensive than the 2.5" one above? Aren't they the same?
.C300 1.8" $258.99 Link.
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I am 99% sure they perform the exact same.

The 1.8 is only more expensive because it is smaller so it can fit in slim laptops.
    
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Thanks for the info!! Btw why is the C300 in 2nd link is more expensive than the 1st one? Is it because it comes with 3.5" adapter or something?
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I am 99% sure they perform the exact same.

The 1.8 is only more expensive because it is smaller so it can fit in slim laptops.

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As stated, no difference between form factor.
Also, the one link is more expensive since it comes with a "Data Transfer Kit" including software and a USB to SATA cable.
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Thanks guys!! All my questions were all answered!
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Note that the 1.8" drive needs a Micro SATA adapter if you're going to install it in a system with a standard SATA connector.

As for why it's more expensive, it's probably because it's not in stock, and the price is what it cost when they had it. Notice how the 2.5" drive says it used to be $255. They just haven't bothered to list the 1.8" drive any lower since they don't have it to sell anyway.
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