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Old 01-29-2013, 09:28 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Sweet, thanks

I've heard amazing things about the Corsair lineup.
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Sweet, thanks

I've heard amazing things about the Corsair lineup.
Yea I would say Neutron GTX but they are slightly pricier.
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Old 01-29-2013, 11:44 PM   #13 (permalink)
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I got my Samsung 830 128 gig for $70 at micro center
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Old 03-20-2013, 02:08 AM   #15 (permalink)
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Hey guys.

So, I'm going through with this end of this month so long as there isn't any game changing specifics.

Having a hard time finding a decently priced 680 that I don't feel cautious aout though. I'm looking for sub $450, just having a bit of a hard time picking between reliable brands, reference cards (which I'm usually weary of), and such.

Any help?

Also, the Craigslist market is dead. Haven't seen a posting for one since this thread.
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There is only one 680 that is sub $450 and you don't want to buy Sparkle.

Cheapest 680 I would buy is this one.

EVGA 02G-P4-2685-KR GeForce GTX 680 SC Signature+ w/Backplate 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card - Newegg.com
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Was definitely looking at this if it was on sale still on Friday.
Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F120GBGT-BK Solid State Drive - Newegg.com
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Just get mine. It's been 124 for months.

Newegg.com - Corsair Neutron Series GTX 2.5" 120GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
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What's the difference?
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Toggle NAND flash memory and a different controller. Toggle NAND is better IMO. The Force GT has higher sequential writing but real world throughput is identical. From I'm to hear (and believe myself) toggle NAND will not suffer as much degradation over the years. I'm also not fond of the Sandforce controller.
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