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Samsung 830 128GB & 256GB SSDs on sale

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That is a hell of a deal. I heart amazon sometimes.
 
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I paid nearly a $1 a GB for my 830's, I cant wait till these are so cheap a 1TB SSD is more competitive than mechanical.
 
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I paid nearly a $1 a GB for my 830's, I cant wait till these are so cheap a 1TB SSD is more competitive than mechanical.
They are catching up. It will only be a matter of time before mechanical is obsolete.
 
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nice deals there, wish i had the money, than i would buy another 128gb ^^;
 

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I picked up that 256 flavor from newegg last weekend for $155 shipped.
 
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the link no worky :-(
 

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I think I am going to buy this and put it in my laptop. Then take my laptop hdd and put it into my desktop with my desktop hdd in raid 0.

My desktop hdd is a WD black 500gb 7200rpm
My laptop hdd is a Hitachi Travelstar 500gb 5400rpm
 
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Nice price/deal but the reason for that is very obvious;

Sequential Read/Write Speeds: 520 MB/s / 160 MB/s :wtf:
 
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If that is "very fast" my ForceGT is lighting fast :D
As I said previously, is a nice deal but.... I dont want to start a fanboy war ok
The ForceGT is faster. I think that must be a typo on amazon still.

Easy Force GT :rockout:


SAMSUNG 830
Max Sequential Read: 520 MB/s
Max Sequential Write: 400 MB/s

Force GT
Max Sequential Read: 555MB/s
Max Sequential Write: 525MB/s

"Real world performance"
My ForceGT120: Read 515MB/s - Write:500MB/s
 
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did the price go up for the 128 GB?
 
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did the price go up for the 128 GB?
I just tried to check for you and could not find the 128 either by that link or by searching amazon. Maybe they ran out.
 
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128 GB is all gone...
 
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Microcenter has the 256GB model for $170 for those who missed the Amazon deal. You can get it online too.
 
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Microcenter rocks.
 
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hope MC has em in stock in columbus,oh for that price or lower in 2-3 weeks.
 
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I think I am going to buy this and put it in my laptop. Then take my laptop hdd and put it into my desktop with my desktop hdd in raid 0.

My desktop hdd is a WD black 500gb 7200rpm
My laptop hdd is a Hitachi Travelstar 500gb 5400rpm
Is it possible to raid 0 those drives? I thought you could only raid drives with the same model? :confused: