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 Post subject: Micron 1100 a really good value SSD
PostPosted: Sat Mar 24, 2018 9:35 pm 
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I haven't seen much price drops on SSDs lately, but recently the Micron 1100 2TB SATA 6Gb/s 2.5-inch MTFDDAK2T0TBN-1AR1ZABYY pop out and its retailing much lower than most 2tb ssds, by a considerable margin, and for the average user wont be able to tell the difference, really good value SSD.

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 Post subject: Re: Micron 1100 a really good value SSD
PostPosted: Sun Mar 25, 2018 5:38 am 
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Yep, that's pretty cheap - $150 less than the Crucial MX500...but still not cheap enough for me to get rid of my last internal rotating drive. :)

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 Post subject: Re: Micron 1100 a really good value SSD
PostPosted: Thu May 03, 2018 6:37 pm 
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I doubt they are "new" drives as claimed, but regardless, the price is good.


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 Post subject: Re: Micron 1100 a really good value SSD
PostPosted: Sat May 05, 2018 1:56 pm 
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CA_Steve wrote:
Yep, that's pretty cheap - $150 less than the Crucial MX500...but still not cheap enough for me to get rid of my last internal rotating drive. :)


Just curious, where would you be saving the downloads/torrenting after removing the last hard drive? I download 2 or 3 movies and series episodes everyweek. I wouldn't be confortable writing gigs and gigs of torrents on my 1TB/2TB ssd so often.


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 Post subject: Re: Micron 1100 a really good value SSD
PostPosted: Sat May 05, 2018 2:34 pm 
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I use a rotating drive for archives and photos (not on Dropbox or Drive) - my only media is my music library and it's 100GB fits pretty well on an SSD.

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 Post subject: Re: Micron 1100 a really good value SSD
PostPosted: Mon May 14, 2018 11:40 am 
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I finally broke down and ordered one. The $270 deals from rakuten were too good to pass by. I currently have 4TB mechanical drive for my data and have spent this weekend deleting stuff I don't need anymore and moving whatever else I could to the NAS. After all said and done I'm under 2TB now. Even though my 4TB is in a scythe quiet box, it is still making noise that I can hear in the dead of the night. Excited to remove the last spinner from my main desktop :D


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