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  1. #1
    Aug 2014

    Suggestions for a good M.2 SSD

    orage was the least priority for me when building a pc but when
    I finally got my first SSD which is an OCZ Arc 100, everthing was
    real fast.

    I am now exploring more about SSD's and I am eyeing on to get
    an M.2 SSD since I am planning to build a mini ITX system.

    I've searched for those affordable M.2 SSD's and found this.

    BIOSTAR M200

    At $54 for the 120Gb variant, it's the most affordable I could find.
    Would like to hear your thoughts about it.
    Is the price worth it or there something better that could match the price?
    Thank you.

  2. #2
    Oct 2001

    Re: Suggestions for a good M.2 SSD

    Be careful looking at low end m.2 drives. The Read/Writes of really good m.2 drives are about 2400/1600MBytes, the low end m.2 are just SSD basically uncovered with read/writes in the 500/300MBytes ranges, quite a big difference. At those lower transfer speeds might as well save the money and just go with an SSD if it will fit in the ITX case or enclosure.

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  3. #3
    Jun 2001
    Indpls. IN.

    Re: Suggestions for a good M.2 SSD

    agreed I believe you would be disapointed

    Go for a samsung drive , costs more but worth it
    "The Lord Is My Shepherd, I Shall Not Want"

  4. #4
    Nov 2005

    Re: Suggestions for a good M.2 SSD

    I just recently got my first Samsung SSD, even though it isn't an M2 drive and I'm not disapointed one bit. I would definitely go for a Samsung drive, though it will cost more at first, but in the long run, well worth it.

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