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Samsung 960 EVO 250GB PCIe NVMe SSD $159.99

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[Amazon.ca] Samsung 960 EVO 250GB PCIe NVMe SSD $159.99

Historic low price for Amazon. Click on "new from" to select Amazon as the seller and $159.99.


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when it comes to SSD deals, it's like fighting for the scraps.....anything is better than nothing.
Please update your profile to include your city. It's helpful when you post about something regional ucp.php?i=ucp_profile&mode=profile_info
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fudge_u wrote: The historic low on Amazon might be $159.99, but it was $149.99 at Canada Computers back in November. There was also an opportunity to PM at MemEx to bring the price down a bit more, but I digress. This is a decent price.
It was also $149.99 at Newegg.ca during boxing week sales. :)
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The new patches for Meltdown and Spectre supposedly slow down SSD speeds quite a bit, you are probably best off getting the fastest you can afford over storage capacity.
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i have the samsung evo 850as a boot drive , will this be a bigger improvement?
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Guys, I have thinkpad w520 and just bought 850 Evo for it (have not installed yet)
Does anyone know if 960 Evo would be compatible with this laptop?
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desaib wrote: Guys, I have thinkpad w520 and just bought 850 Evo for it (have not installed yet)
Does anyone know if 960 Evo would be compatible with this laptop?
Will not work. The W520 came out 7 years ago and general support for nvme started around 2016 (Thinkpad xx60 series laptops). You'll need a 2.5" SSD in that model.
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this is regular price at Newegg/CC , its live there now.

Boxing Week/Black Friday week was 149 + FS everywhere, i am sure this will be lower than 159.99 in the next 30 days for sure.
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Thanks!
teamocil wrote: Will not work. The W520 came out 7 years ago and general support for nvme started around 2016 (Thinkpad xx60 series laptops). You'll need a 2.5" SSD in that model.
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thanks for the reminder i have to spend more money...im going to hold off ... and stick to ccleaner for now on my small 128gb
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desaib wrote: Thanks!
W520 can take mSATA - not M.2 in the WWAN slot however also know that slot is only wired for SATA2 (vs. SATA3 of the main HDD bay).
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My mobo won't recognize this as a boot drive, so I use it for streaming my movies to Plex. No more lag like my old physical hard disk.
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I don’t get the impression people in this thread understand what an m.2 is. Might be worth a google

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