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Old October 11, 2012, 08:55 PM
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In a market filled with high end SSD's, it may at first look like SanDisk's new Extreme 240GB would have a tough time of things. However, with a price of under $190 and performance that competes with some of the best drives currently available, it is sure to stand out for all of the right reasons.

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Old October 11, 2012, 10:34 PM
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Went as low as 160-170$ on NCIX last month. Picked one up for laptop use, and possibly one of the best SSDs for the money out there.
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I purchased this SSD and am 100% happy with it, even more so considering the price I payed. I purchased it in July for $170 in the U.S.
Now I plan on installing this SSD line in customers laptops specially given its very low power consumption.
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You're right... it's bad that it's so cheap! Even though I have little reason to buy it... it sure is damn tempting!
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Old October 12, 2012, 10:57 AM
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I have to also compliment SanDisk's customer support. A few months ago one of the Class 1 SDHC cards I had was killed after going through an airport scanner. SanDisk's site and warranty specifically stated it was rated for security screenings.

They replaced the card in under a week with no questions asked and even threw in a free flash drive.
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I have to say I'm a bit disappointed by SanDisk with the lack of firmware support on the SanDisk Extreme drives. If you read the forums you'll find a lot of people quite upset about the TRIM issue not working properly with the R201 firmware and pretty much all other competitors came up with new releases long time ago already but SanDisk.
Are you aware that your Sandisk Extreme SSD has broken TRIM? - AnandTech Forums
SanDisk Extreme® SSD - SanDisk Forums

I do have about 5 of the 120 and 240GB drives out in the field so I do worry a little bit. Don't want my clients telling me I build garbage lol.

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