SSD Pricewatch: High-capacity drives now matching per-gigabyte prices of smaller SSDs

By Julio Franco ยท 5 replies
Oct 16, 2012
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  1. When it comes to laptops, few upgrades offer as big a performance boost as a solid state drive. And although they're still costlier than traditional drives, SSDs are no longer coveted by just the tech elite; they're now present in...

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  2. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,276   +461

    Yeah - it's definitely dropping. I impulse bought a second 512GB Vertex 4 today... silly Newegg sales.
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  4. avoidz

    avoidz TS Guru Posts: 460   +56

    The floods were a windfall for WD and Seagate. And they currently sit atop huge profits. They used the disaster to their advantage. Disgusting companies.
  5. howzz1854

    howzz1854 TS Evangelist Posts: 611   +94

    lets face it.. you would too.

    having said that.. I am watching the deals closely each day and could be pulling the trigger at any time now soon as I see a 256 M4 or 830 drops to around $150 mark. I think as it gets closer to the holidays... we'll see deals like that all over the board. I am saving up now.
  6. dawei1993

    dawei1993 TS Rookie Posts: 37

    The past is repeating itself again lol. I remember the days when HDD prices used to fall with increasing capacity. I will just wait until SSDs hit that point!

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