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Intel Slashes X18-M and X25-M SSD Prices

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Intel on Thursday, adjusted the prices of its 1.8-inch and 2.5-inch solid-state drives, bringing them closer to the mass market. Top of the line 160 GB Intel branded SSDs are now selling for as low as $630, the 1.8-inch 80 GB X18-M model is now dropping down to $320. The 2.5-inch X25-M 80 GB version is also going down from $390 to $340. Last but not least, the "little" 32 GB X25-E solid-state drive drops from $410 to $390. All prices are in US dollars. Newegg is already selling some of the drives with their new prices.

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why is the 2.5 inch more expensive? Better performance? I figured the smaller ones would be more expensive.
 

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Glad to see prices coming down so soon and so much.
 
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again? cant complain iyah
 
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why is the 2.5 inch more expensive? Better performance? I figured the smaller ones would be more expensive.
Thats because 2.5 hold more flash hardware for more storage and/or performance. I find the 1.8s better for persoanl storage and power consumption:)
 
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In everyday terms we are talking between 5% and 12% price reductions. Not exactly slashing but welcome nontheless.
 

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In everyday terms we are talking between 5% and 12% price reductions. Not exactly slashing but welcome nontheless.
Yeah, Still needs to be lower, tho. :(
 

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yay! more drops:D