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Old November 8, 2010, 01:45 PM
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Default Intel Adds New Postville X25-M 120GB G2 SSD

While it was rumoured that Intel would be prepping their G3 generation of SSDs for release in late Q4 2010 or early Q 2011, they appear to have no intention of abandoning their Postville (G2) lineup anytime soon. A new 120GB model was spotted in an Intel press package, slotting itself in-between the existing 80GB and 160GB. The drive (Model #: SSDS... [ Read full article ]
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Old November 8, 2010, 02:07 PM
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Not bad. I paid around $230 for an 80gb when they first came out. Still running strong.
With a little bit of tweaking, I bet I could make these 120GBs last a decade.
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Old November 8, 2010, 02:09 PM
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Hmm, Bewawa is selling 80GB at $170. Anyhow, is there really a point in spending $45 more for an Intel SSD when you could get a G.Skill Sandforce drive for less?
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Old November 8, 2010, 02:18 PM
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Definitely too much money when you can grab Sandforce 120GB drives for around the $200-$210 mark.
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Old November 8, 2010, 03:13 PM
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Hmm, Bewawa is selling 80GB at $170. Anyhow, is there really a point in spending $45 more for an Intel SSD when you could get a G.Skill Sandforce drive for less?

uhhh, cuz it comes in a pretty box. and we all know that:

pretty box = kickass performance


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This price point could work for business as they are more likely to trust a drive from Intel then something sandforced based from G.Skill etc.
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Old November 10, 2010, 04:28 AM
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Kinda dissapointing, only 250MB/s read, 70MB/s write? I will stick with my OCZ Vertex 2 and probably add another down the road.
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