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Quote Zappanale Replybullet Topic: Corsair SSD on sale in US
    Posted: 07/Jun/2012 at 20:13
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=1704741&srkey=c13-8121

This SSD is currently $100 US, or £65ish.

Given that I can order it easily (my parents are about to take a business trip for a few weeks to the States), would you guys recommended I get one? More importantly, would it be compatible? At present, my only hard drive is a 2TB Samsung HDD.
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Quote licenced Replybullet Posted: 07/Jun/2012 at 20:36
Seems alright and will be compatible with any system with SATA-II /III ports.

Note that the price is actually $120. You get a $20 mail in rebate, but if you read the small-ish print you see that's a prepaid card to use on a later purchase. If you read the smaller print (I didn't bother) you might find you are not eligible if you don't live in the right place or something).

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Quote Zappanale Replybullet Posted: 08/Jun/2012 at 01:47
Thanks for pointing that out-never did quite get what it was American stores meant by a rebate!

Well, I decided not to go to an SSD for the time being. I will, however, soon get £70 of amazon credit, which I am considering using to buy some more RAM. Currently have 8 gigs (4 x 2gb)- any recommendations for particular brands are welcome.
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Best bet with RAM is to replace the lot rather than trying to free up two of your four slots and plug in two 4GB sticks for instance.

8 Gigs is plenty for most things though - certainly extra is not going to improve gaming performance any ... do you really need it? An SSD would give you the biggest noticeable difference to your PC probably

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Quote Zappanale Replybullet Posted: 08/Jun/2012 at 18:45
In that case, yes, I'll look back into SSDs. I know amazon have a few that are in my price range.

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Quote Cyber_Tech Replybullet Posted: 08/Jun/2012 at 19:37
That's 120GB SSD is a good one. But beware of import duty, VAT and shipping pushing the price up to what you'd pay on these shores anyway.

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Quote Zappanale Replybullet Posted: 14/Jun/2012 at 18:54
Just as an FYI for anyone else interested in an SSD:
http://hexus.net/tech/news/storage/41029-one-diary-scans-slashes-120gb-hyperx-ssd-price-40/

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