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Storage Finally! Decent 64GB SSD extremely close to £99.99...

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Ph4ZeD, 29 Sep 2010.

  1. Ph4ZeD

    Ph4ZeD New Member

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  2. markbrett64

    markbrett64 thanks to denial I am now immortal

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    I seem to recall reading somewhere that Sandforce, once refined, would allow the use of lower quality NAND without performance loss...

    Or did I imagine it? Wouldn't be my first case of wishful thinking....
     
  3. Snips

    Snips I can do dat, giz a job

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    Bloody_Pete Technophile

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    Does this mean we'll hopefull see 128GB ones for £200?
     
  5. Shadow_101

    Shadow_101 Mudkips.

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    The_Beast I like wood ಠ_ಠ

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    There was a sale on certain SSD at newegg. I think it was a 30gb SSD for $60, so $2 a gigabyte. Which isn't bad considering it's a frickin SSD
     
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    Bloody_Pete Technophile

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    AngusW mmm

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    Booga Cuppa tea anyone?

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    Burnout21 Is the daddy!

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    oooo this means a happy Christmas i reckon!
     
  12. kenco_uk

    kenco_uk I unsuccessfully then tried again

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    Hmm.. for those thinking of getting an F60, there appears to be incompatabilities a-go-go with the drive, meaning you may have to switch a load of power-saving features off for the drive to be useable. Maybe a firmware update may fix it, who knows?

    You'd probably be better off getting an OCZ equivalent for about a fiver more. At least it should work properly.
     
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  13. rowin4kicks

    rowin4kicks a man walked into a bar ...

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    Im just trying to tell myself that my MBP doesn't need an SSD.... but it does
     
  14. Booga

    Booga Cuppa tea anyone?

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    Thanks for the heads up.

    I was leaning toward the OCZ myself, who knows in 2 weeks they might also be sub 4 monkeys. :D
     
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    Booga Cuppa tea anyone?

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    Its £96 on Scans Today Only.
     
  17. Booga

    Booga Cuppa tea anyone?

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    Dam BD is not for another 2 weeks :(

    Mind you should be cheaper by then :clap:, unless they go the way of DDR2 RAM :jawdrop:
     
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    The OCZ sandforce is better as they had first access to the firmware.

    I ordered mine off of ebuyer for under £100. Its a better deal than the Corsair as there is reported issues with power states and no firmware release date as of yet!
     
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    The problem with all those SSD-models is, that you can't tell what controller is used actually, before you've bought and tested it.

    The OCZ Vertex 2E is available without SandForce controllers, so they might sell those older SSDs for lowered prices now.
     
  20. Andrew G

    Andrew G Where's my Crayons!

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    If I wanted to buy a c300 (64Gb) on a socket 775 board would I be better off getting also a 6Gbps PCI Express card so that the C300 ran at full speed. I see in this months build list they recommend a c300 64gb on the gamer build without mention of needing an add on card but the more expensive system with the 128gb c300 has the Lycom card? Or does the cheaper 64gb version not have a 6gbps port?
     

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