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Old May 10, 2014, 06:27 PM
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If you do want to keep costs down this is a good deal. M500, which aren't the fastest, but a good deal none the less on a reliable drive.

Crucial M500 120gb for $75.99 with free shipping. Found it on RFD (coupon code there to get the $4 off)

https://www.mikescomputershop.com/item/838409

http://forums.redflagdeals.com/mikes...pping-1479903/

Similar deal on the 240gb using the same code gets it for $128.24 and again free shipping.

https://www.mikescomputershop.com/product/838410
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Old May 13, 2014, 12:12 PM
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Regarding SSD sizes. Flip through reviews here and somewhere like storagereview.com, you are generally better off getting bigger capacity drives than you need. Larger capacity drives seem to have less issues than the smaller drives (like 64's, 120/8's etc...)
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Hey guys. Its been nearly a year since I started this thread. I unfortunately didn't buy a SSD at the time because I had to spend the extra $$$ on unforeseen Minivan repairs. But now I would like to "take the plunge". NCIX has a whole bunch on sale for their "April Showers" sale. So if someone can give some advice it would be much appreciated. Budget is about the same $100 to $150 and I was hoping to get a 240+ or two smaller ones. Let me know what you think. Thanks.
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If I was getting it from NCIX then I would go with the Crucial MX200 250GB for the good price of $129.99

CRUCIAL® MX200 250GB SATA 2.5? 7MM (With 9.5MM Adapter) SSD - CT250MX200SSD1

Or even better the MX200 500GB for $239.99

CRUCIAL® MX200 500GB SATA 2.5? 7MM (With 9.5MM Adapter) SSD - CT500MX200SSD1

They are both great drives for good prices and even include a serial number for a version of Acronis for cloning and backup.
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Yup, for best bang for you buck drives its hard to beat MX200 series right now.
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Yup, for best bang for you buck drives its hard to beat MX200 series right now.
Which at the time of this post is especially true. Only a $20 difference between the MX200 and BX100 1TB drives at NCIX. *yoink*
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MX200....just do it...lol
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