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    Default Micron's new terabyte-class SSD is under $600



    Micron Technology today announced a terabyte-class solid-state drive for under $600.
    The 2.5-inch 960GB Crucial M500 SSD will be initially priced under $600, Micron said today.
    The M500 solid-state drive uses a SATA 6-gigabit-per-second controller to deliver up to 80,000 input/output operations per second (IOPS).
    The drive's sequential read and write speeds reach up to 500 megabytes per second (MB/s) and 400 MB/s, respectively.
    Drives in the 2.5-inch form factor will be available in 120GB, 240GB, 480GB and 960GB capacities. The smaller M.2 and mSATA form factors will be available in 120GB, 240GB and 480GB capacities.
    The 2.5-inch Crucial M500 SSD is expected to be available for purchase in the first quarter of 2013. The M.2 and mSATA form factors are expected in the second quarter.


    http://ces.cnet.com/8301-34435_1-57563244/microns-new-terabyte-class-ssd-is-under-$600/

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    Default Re: Micron's new terabyte-class SSD is under $600

    I may pick up one of these, seems too good to be true though

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    Default Re: Micron's new terabyte-class SSD is under $600

    We posted this in the news section early this morning, as soon as samples are ready, I'll have a M500 coming in for review. For now, I just received the new Transcend 320 / 256GB SSD, should be shipping it out to Jake for review, then using it in the upcoming build for Gigabyte.
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    Default Re: Micron's new terabyte-class SSD is under $600

    It would be so cool to have a 960GB SSD in my gaming rigs. Looks like it may be a real possibility soon.

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    Default Re: Micron's new terabyte-class SSD is under $600

    Thats great news

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    Default Re: Micron's new terabyte-class SSD is under $600

    I just might pick up one for each system, instead of updating my GPU's this year.

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    Default Re: Micron's new terabyte-class SSD is under $600

    I will be getting ssd's for my azza rig. Now the choices are getting harder...lol's

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    Default Re: Micron's new terabyte-class SSD is under $600

    The longer I wait, the more prices come down on them. So, the perfect time to buy will be 3 days before I'm 90 years old.

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    Default Re: Micron's new terabyte-class SSD is under $600

    Quote Originally Posted by realneil View Post
    The longer I wait, the more prices come down on them. So, the perfect time to buy will be 3 days before I'm 90 years old.
    So your talking about waiting until the end of 2013

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    Default Re: Micron's new terabyte-class SSD is under $600

    Quote Originally Posted by Doctor_Death View Post
    So your talking about waiting until the end of 2013
    Talk about the Pot calling the Kettle black,..............

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    Default Re: Micron's new terabyte-class SSD is under $600

    Quote Originally Posted by realneil View Post
    The longer I wait, the more prices come down on them. So, the perfect time to buy will be 3 days before I'm 90 years old.
    But by then they'll have 2 TB SSDs for under 500

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    Default Re: Micron's new terabyte-class SSD is under $600

    Yep! Prices are going down pretty fast.
    I buy SSD's whenever I can, and I've won a few of them too.
    So, (right now anyways) I can afford to wait for prices to drop.

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