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Old 06-22-2008, 04:03 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have been offered a 32gb ssd for NZ$270 and was wondering if i should get it, i dont know how much faster things would load but if i got a brand new one it would cost NZ$1200. I cant find any reveiws so any help would be appreciated, model number is TS32GSSD25S-M made by Transcend
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Default Re: cheap ssd, should i get it?

try Newegg.com - Express Card, Solid State Disk, Solid State Hard Drive just doing a google search on the model number i saw one at best buy for like 150.

opps... i didn't see that you're in new zealand sorry
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Personally I don't think solid state drives are worth it. Unless you don't like noise and have problems with cooling.. but even then you could get cooling cheaper than an SSD.
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It will be some time before SSD drives are worth purchasing..
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No way! $$$
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ok thanks ive decided not to get it, I also looked on the manufacturers website and apart from seek time it is way slower than my RAID array, infact it would be just as good to use a usb memory stick the speeds are that slow...
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