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[Amazon.ca] Samsung 980 PRO SSD 1TB - M.2 NVMe for $240

Samsung 980 PRO SSD 1TB - M.2 NVMe

Link: https://www.amazon.ca/Samsung-980-PRO-S ... 320&sr=8-9

According to triple C, all time lowest price is $240.

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Agent wrote: https://www.newegg.ca/samsung-1tb-980-p ... 6820147790

$240 at Newegg with free shipping as well but looks like there's a $10 off code (CEMCEWET22) to bring it down to $230
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would this be good for plotting CHIA?
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oakley0023 wrote: would this be good for plotting CHIA?
Ah yes the chia pet plants from the 90s
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judgepg wrote: Ah yes the chia pet plants from the 90s
Whenever I talk about mining CHIA she always sings the song, 'Cha Cha Cha CHIA'.
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serious speeds! i think its above my budget tho!
prolly bootup win10pc in like 10secs!

Read speed 7000 Megabytes Per Second
Write speed 5000

i need a 1tb for like 120$ max Face With Tears Of Joy
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mikka2017 wrote: serious speeds! i think its above my budget tho!
prolly bootup win10pc in like 10secs!

Read speed 7000 Megabytes Per Second
Write speed 5000

i need a 1tb for like 120$ max Face With Tears Of Joy
My 9+-year-old Win 10 laptop boots up around 10 seconds or less now with my 860 EVO. You may just need to optimize the drive.

The Pro is an awesome drive to get.
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This 980 Pro vs SN850?

Hmmm ... I don't know which one to choose.

the 980 pro 1 tb was low as 225$ on newegg ebay before
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WD has MUCH better warranty service located in Toronto. You've got to go through a 3rd party provider in NJ for Samsung
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oakley0023 wrote: would this be good for plotting CHIA?
Get an enterprise SSD. You get more consistent performance and better endurance.
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mlerfd wrote: This 980 Pro vs SN850?

Hmmm ... I don't know which one to choose.

the 980 pro 1 tb was low as 225$ on newegg ebay before
It was $225 on newegg eBay this week. I just got mine from them.
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mlerfd wrote: This 980 Pro vs SN850?

Hmmm ... I don't know which one to choose.

the 980 pro 1 tb was low as 225$ on newegg ebay before
I think the WD is faster but runs super hot
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tempting - this is likely compatible with ps5?
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For anyone interested: remember not to use such drives as cache drives for your NAS (or they'll die within 1 to 2 years and take down your array even if it's read only cache).
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Keith1411 wrote: Get an enterprise SSD. You get more consistent performance and better endurance.
Agreed. What would you recommend? Is there such thing as Enterprise NVME or just regular SSD?
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oakley0023 wrote: Agreed. What would you recommend? Is there such thing as Enterprise NVME or just regular SSD?
Haha yes, yes there is.
It'll probabyl be out of your price range if you're asking that question, though Kingston and Intel do have some reasonably affordable options in their SATA entry-level enterprise SSD's.
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oakley0023 wrote: Agreed. What would you recommend? Is there such thing as Enterprise NVME or just regular SSD?
I do have a Samsung PM983 but I'm just a reader of this chia thing. If you're gonna plot chia, get one of those because they are made to higher standards and will probably outlast the TBW rating by a lot more than a consumer drive.

Enterprise drives get swapped out every five years when the warranty runs out. They still work as if they were new. There are sellers on eBay that buy enterprise hardware and sell them individually. You can probably get an older model of Samsung 1TB drive for $200 or less. That will probably last you even longer than a new Samsung EVO or PRO. (Just my speculation though.)
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$10 off on Newegg with promo code CEMCEWET22 until 05/05.
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At this rate, I think we will see the crypto community figure out a way to mine new crypto using desktop cases before this pandemic ends..... better stock up some fractal cases now

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