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Storage Samsung 830 Basic Kit Vs Laptop

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Blogins, 10 Aug 2012.

  1. Blogins

    Blogins Panda have Guns

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  2. samkiller42

    samkiller42 For i AM Cheesecake!!

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    Nothing, Drive is EXACTLY the same, Laptop version comes with a small standoff to make it fit conventional lappy drive spots, and it comes in a larger box, and has a usb cable so you can transfer an image of a drive onto the SSD.

    Sam
     
  3. CrapBag

    CrapBag Well-Known Member

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    Norton ghost with the laptop version that's about it.

    Basic version at £5 more makes no sense.

    Plus what Sam said (forgot I got those with my laptop version 830), USB thing is pretty handy actually.
     
  4. GoodBytes

    GoodBytes How many wifi's does it have?

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    Simple, one comes with Norton A/V. It's ads to reduce the price of SSD. It's the same principal as laptop that comes with junk. The junks are designed to drop the price of the computer.. just in this case it's the SSD.

    Basically, Symantec hopes that you will give their Norton A/V a try.. like it, and in the future buy their yearly license.
     
  5. Arghnews

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  6. Pookeyhead

    Pookeyhead It's big, and it's clever.

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    I found this too. When I bought mine, the full desktop kit was actually cheaper than the basic kit on Scan! It changes too. The other day the laptop kit was cheaper than the bare drive.

    How, and why? LOL
     
  7. shah

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  8. Cerberus90

    Cerberus90 Car Spannerer

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    Norton Ghost is a drive backup program, not an AV.

    From when I used it a few years back, (DOS version on a floppy), it seemed pretty good.
     
  9. GoodBytes

    GoodBytes How many wifi's does it have?

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    I didn't actually looks the product details. Apply the same logic. In this case, you'll, or they hope that you'll like, and tell your friend about it so that they buy it. Advertisement.
     
  10. phuzz

    phuzz This is a title

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    The new version of Ghost is nothing like the old DOS based version, it's out classed by free software like Clonezilla nowadays.
     
  11. Teelzebub

    Teelzebub Up yours GOD,Whats best served cold

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    Last time I used Ghost it was complete cr*p in fact I still have the disk here I wont use it again.
     
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  12. cdb

    cdb No comment

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    Last time I used ghost it screwed my old pc to the point it wouldn't even boot. (did it both times I tried it) so I'm never going near it again.
     
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  13. MSHunter

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    xxxclone for me. free and does the job well.
     
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  14. bagman

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    BURN IT NOW!
     
  15. Pookeyhead

    Pookeyhead It's big, and it's clever.

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    Actually, Ghost is pretty good. The only reason I stopped using it was because for some reason, it wouldn't back up full speed over my network. Other than that I found it very good. In fact, I've tried it again since, and even that issue was resolved in V15.0. It is every bit as reliable as Acronis, which I use now.

    If you have no back up program it may actually be worth getting the kit with Ghost, especially if it's cheaper than the standard kit as it sometimes seems to be from scan... because effectively it will be free.
     

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