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Old 12-18-2011, 10:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I want to get a hard drive for just my os, what is the best one I can get for around 80$
Ssd or a 10k rpm?
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Newegg.com - OCZ Agility 3 AGT3-25SAT3-60G 2.5" 60GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

$00.00 w/10% off = $89.99, has a $20 MIR card.
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$00.00 w/10% off = $89.99, has a $20 MIR card.
Wow, that's a good deal, Trot! What's 10% of nothing?
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western digital caviar black.
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western digital caviar black.
For around $80? Not likely.
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Yeah, might as well roll with an ssd for the crazy boot times if it's only for the OS, you can probably fit a few games in there as well.
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OP did ask for a Hard Drive Disk.
and you can pick up a 1TB, used, for around $80 on ebay.

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I think he'd want a new OEM drive. but that's yet to be known.
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