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GMJim December 8, 2012 10:17 AM

I need help with a decision.
I'll get right to the point. I tried to do a search to find some info on the Intel 520 240 GB SSD and came up with way too much info for me to digest and understand. I'm thinking it's a good drive and I can get one for 219.99. Is this a good drive (I have a X25-M 80 GB. for my OS now and I like it but it's getting small). Is 219.99 a good price?
I appreciate any feed back.

SugarJ December 8, 2012 11:20 AM

It's a damn good drive, I have one. And that's a very good price for it.

GMJim December 8, 2012 11:24 AM

Thanks for the reply. I'm going to go for it!

rfglass December 8, 2012 05:01 PM

I have the 120g 520 drive and it rocks,

rfielder December 9, 2012 10:41 AM

My Fujitsu P770 12.1" laptop now has an Intel 520 480Gb boot drive and an Intel 330 series 240GB as a data drive. So far, very nice!

Have not been running them long enough to know how battery life wil l be effected. The two replace a WD 750Gb Black drive, which is pretty power efficient....

nasrott December 9, 2012 10:57 AM

ya is a good price for a 240 gb ssd for sure, been looking at the new vectors but he price of 2 scares me a little :sad:

GMJim December 9, 2012 12:55 PM

Thanks for all the feedback. I couldn't resist going for the 240 GB because it was on sale and only 10 bucks more than the 180 GB. I have an 80 GB X25-M now and I think it's great but I like to keep lots of free space on my OS drive and the 80 has me not wanting to load some of the things I want to play with. I really only needed the 180 and that would have been plenty big enough but.....

GMJim December 9, 2012 01:27 PM

On another subject I was looking at the 180 GB and found two models. What's the difference?

altereDad December 9, 2012 03:25 PM

Probably batches. Only difference is the second last character in what you typed out.

SSDSC2CT are 330 series
SSDSC2CW are 520 series

Slik December 9, 2012 04:17 PM


Originally Posted by SugarJ (Post 676437)
It's a damn good drive, I have one. And that's a very good price for it.

Me too. I have one,and I paid more.

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