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User Info: emblem boy

emblem boy
3 years ago#1
Anything specific? Thinking of getting one. Was going to look for a 1TB internal for around $50-60, but now im thinking ill just get an ssd to use with my current 250gig. I don't really save much stuff so I'm sure space capacity isn't a big issue for me which is why I'm just going to stick with the 250 I have.

For the ssd though, I'm thinking ill try to find a 120gig and the lowest price I'm seeing for that seems to be around 70. Is there anything species in speed or brand name that I should be on the lookout for? I'm noticing that they are 2.5". Will I need to buy some sort of enclosure if I use it in my desktop?
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User Info: Lonestar2000

Lonestar2000
3 years ago#2
Best brands:

Intel
Samsung
Seagate
Crucial
Plextor
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User Info: emblem boy

emblem boy
3 years ago#3
How about this

http://www.microcenter.com/product/391067/SDSSDP-128G-G25_128GB_SATA_60Gb-s_25_Internal_Solid_State_Drive_(SSD)
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User Info: Lonestar2000

Lonestar2000
3 years ago#4
I'd get this one:

http://www.microcenter.com/product/402603/840_Series_MZ-7TD120BW_120GB_SATA_60Gb-s_25_Internal_Solid_State_Drive_%28SSD%29
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User Info: emblem boy

emblem boy
3 years ago#5
Why
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User Info: Fade2black001

Fade2black001
3 years ago#6
Lonestar2000 posted...
Best brands:

Intel
Samsung
Seagate
Crucial
Plextor


Why isnt Kingston on the list?
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User Info: Pereb27

Pereb27
3 years ago#7
Fade2black001 posted...
Lonestar2000 posted...
Best brands:

Intel
Samsung
Seagate
Crucial
Plextor


Why isnt Kingston on the list?


Because it's too slow?

User Info: Flaktrooper123

Flaktrooper123
3 years ago#8
I bought a local brand one, but when I plugged it in, it showed up as Samsung.

User Info: wizardmon

wizardmon
3 years ago#9
Right now there really isn't that much better than the Samsung EVO.
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User Info: SkaterUB

SkaterUB
3 years ago#10
Lonestar2000 posted...
I'd get this one:

http://www.microcenter.com/product/402603/840_Series_MZ-7TD120BW_120GB_SATA_60Gb-s_25_Internal_Solid_State_Drive_%28SSD%29


There's a newer model of this for about the same price?
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