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In the market to upgrade my SSD

Discussion in Hardware Hangout started by Zenzr, Jan 8, 2015

  1. Jul 8, 2012
    Currently have a 128GB 840 Pro. Love it so far, only thing I hate is that it's 128gb, not enough storage.

    Selling my Galaxy S4 today and looking at either a 256gb 850 Pro or maybe a 500gb 840 Pro.

  2. Jun 19, 2013
    Wait for the PCIe SSDs that come out next month
  3. Jul 8, 2012
    Those are going to be super expensive, no? My price range is $200 pretty solid.
  4. Jun 19, 2013
    Probably when they first release, yes. I would wait for the price on these to go down since it is a significant performance increase over a sata ssd.
  5. Jul 8, 2012
    I don't need super duper speed lol. So I may pass on it.
  6. Oct 10, 2014
  7. Jan 21, 2011
    I have a 500gb 840 evo. It's fantastic.
  8. Jul 8, 2012
  9. Jan 5, 2014
    SSDs over SATA3 are fast enough, especially if you're just using them for games. Most games don't do a lot of read/writes as you're playing, so SSDs usually don't impact games past loading times.
  10. Jul 8, 2012
    Which is why I don't really need a PCIe ssd. A sata drive will work just fine.
  11. Jul 1, 2010
    Samsung all the way for SSD's IMO.. still using my 128gb 840 pro, think my brother has the EVO. 850 should be within your price range I think.

    http://www.amazon.com/Samsung-2-5-Inch-Internal-MZ-75E250B-AM/dp/B00OAJ412U/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1420772225&sr=8-1&keywords=samsung ssd

    http://www.amazon.com/Samsung-256GB-2-5-Inch-Internal-MZ-7KE256BW/dp/B00LMXBOP4/ref=sr_1_11?ie=UTF8&qid=1420772320&sr=8-11&keywords=samsung 850 pro

    Top is an EVO, bottom is a PRO.

    If you want a 500gb might wanna stick with an 840 due to price (actually looks like a 500gb 840 pro is 299.99).
  12. Jul 8, 2012
    Do you think the price difference is worth the performance difference between the Evo and Pro?

    Sent from my Nexus 6 using Tapatalk
  13. Jun 19, 2013
  14. Jul 1, 2010
    Dharkk, Jan 8, 2015 Last edited by Dharkk, Jan 8, 2015
  15. Feb 27, 2012
    Quoted from this post

  16. Jul 8, 2012
    • Funny Funny x 1
    • Jun 11, 2012
      I'm just here Jerkin it with my 3 year old M4...
    • Jul 8, 2012
      Problem is, if I don't spend the money now I won't have it.

      Bills and such. Who pays those...
    • Jan 21, 2011
      I don't completely understand that logic but either one should work well for you. There isn't really a wrong answer here.