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Samsung 870 EVO 500GB SATA 2.5" Internal SSD (MZ-77E500B/AM) for $74.99, WD Blue 3D NAND 500GB SATA Internal for $62.99

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Jan 24, 2013
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[Amazon.ca] Samsung 870 EVO 500GB SATA 2.5" Internal SSD (MZ-77E500B/AM) for $74.99, WD Blue 3D NAND 500GB SATA Internal for $62.99

Samsung 870 EVO 500GB
  • Featuring the newest edition to the world's best-selling* SATA SSD series, the Samsung 870 EVO 500GB 2.5” Internal SSD is specially designed to enhance performance of mainstream PCs and laptops.
  • Up to 560 MB/s sequential read and 530 MB/s write. Shock is 1,500 G & 0.5 ms (Half sine)
  • Safely store and render 4K videos and 3D data
  • With the latest Samsung V-NAND technology, this fast and reliable SSD allows for enhanced performance with consistent speeds, even under heavy workloads and multi-tasking allowing for faster file transfer.
  • 3 year limited warranty

WD Blue 3D NAND 500GB Internal PC SSD - SATA III 6 Gb/s, 2.5"/7mm, Up to 560 MB/s - WDS500G2B0A
  • Sequential read speeds up to 560MB/s and sequential write speeds up to 530MB/seconds; As used for transfer rate or interface, megabyte per second (MB/s) = one million bytes per second and gigabit per second (Gb/s) = one billion bits per second
  • An industryleading 1.75M hrs mean time to failure (MTTF) and up to 500 TBs written (TBW) for enhanced reliability; MTTF based on internal testing using Telcordia stress part testing; TBW calculated using Jedec client workload (JESD219)
  • WD F.I.T. Lab certification for compatibility with a wide range of computers
  • 5 year manufacturer's limited warranty
  • Free downloadable software to monitor the status of your drive and clone a drive, or backup your data
  • An active power draw up to 25% lower than previous generations of WD Blue SSD
updated new pricing thanks to Dhanushan

as per 3 C this is the best price for both of them.
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Last edited by immad01 on Jun 21st, 2021 2:07 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Mar 12, 2016
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Chingyul wrote: One consideration is that they share bandwidth. Using the 2nd NVME slot would disable the last 2 SATA connections.
So you mean if you wanted more capacity you could do 2 SATA SSDs instead of 1 NVME?
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Thought 870 was $65, damn
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Aug 11, 2014
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immad01 wrote: if you have NVME port available then that will be the better options. There are thousands of laptops out there without NVME option.
Similarly, there are also thousands of laptops out there with BOTH m.2 NVMe and SATA slots.

This is why many of us are interested in both NVMe and SATA SSD deals.
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Jan 24, 2013
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gotglint wrote: i have an old i7-4790k box i've been looking to put a cheap/reliable SSD in. is the WD Blue pretty much it?

(have an EVO 840 in it currently, but thinking i want to put this in a new system once i can get a GPU)
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Jun 27, 2004
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Yay, but I'm still holding out for the WD Blue at $60 :D .
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Jan 24, 2013
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i updated this Post

Thanks Dhanushan for keeping an eye on this
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Feb 15, 2013
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thanks OP.. got 1 for my old insprion 5537 laptop... hopefully this will improve the performance..
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Sep 4, 2007
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Looking to upgrade the hard drive in my old ps4. Just want to confirm both drives will work right? Looking at the WD blue