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WD Blue 3D NAND 500GB Internal SSD - SATA III 2.5"/7mm OR M.2 2280 @$90 + $8 shipping

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[Newegg] WD Blue 3D NAND 500GB Internal SSD - SATA III 2.5"/7mm OR M.2 2280 @$90 + $8 shipping

WD Blue 3D NAND 500GB Internal SSD - SATA III 6Gb/s - WDS500G2B0A
2.5"/7mm Solid State Drive
OR
M.2 2280 Solid State Drive

$90 + $8 shipping
  • Award Winning WD Blue 3D NAND SATA SSD.
  • Capacities up to 4TB with enhanced reliability.
  • An active power draw up to 25% lower than previous generations of WD Blue SSD.
  • Sequential read speeds up to 560 MB/s and sequential write speeds up to 530 MB/s.
  • An industry-leading 1.75M hours mean time to failure (MTTF) and up to 200 terabytes written (TBW) for enhanced reliability.
  • WD F.I.T. Lab certification for compatibility with a wide range of computers.
  • Free downloadable software to monitor the status of your drive and clone a drive, or backup your data.
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You can get a WD Blue NVME M.2 SSDs for this price
I cant tell if im addicted to RFD or good deals
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Nothing to do with this particular SSD, but WD has been pretty sketchy and suspect with their WD RED drives. I'd be loathe to buy their products these days.
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Apr 3, 2007
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Toronto
Does anyone know a good priced ssd for an old HP laptop (Elitebook 8440p)
Deal Expert
Jun 15, 2011
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Waiting for 1TB prices to drop - both internal and external.
Blanka
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Jun 5, 2016
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I paid $77 before tax and rakuten for this ssd last year.
Used lots of brands, Samsung, Intel, Corsair, Silicon Power, etc and this is mid tier at best in terms of performance.
I really miss the speed of the Samsung Evo line and will swap back eventually.
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Nov 26, 2011
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Windsor Junction
I second this. I bought 2 of these to get cloudready running better on some old laptops for my kids, instead of pulling the trigger on getting them each the $200 laptop in the other thread from Microsoft.com. It was a cost effective alternative, as they are both pretty happy campers.

My only gripe is that I paid less than $40 for this drive from CanadaComputers back in early January (for other projects), but alas, my time machine is broken, and they were in stock, so I just accepted the price and moved on :-)
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Mar 9, 2014
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Ottawa
lol HDD/SSD threads are ruthless- the deals must absolutely be ground breaking or threads go into oblivion. I just learned the practical way although it's good because it opened my eyes.
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Jul 27, 2014
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Not a great price, 3C shows it going to $79.99 more often than not over the last year.

Amazon has the same price but free shipping. $8 shipping on top of a mediocre price is kind of a joke.
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Jan 20, 2011
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Toronto
Keep in mind that one thing this has over other cheap SSDs is the 5 year warranty. I think this is a good price if you're looking for a 2.5" SATA SSD.

Edit: well from Amazon & CC at least.
By Grabthar's Hammer, what a savings
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viktor89 wrote: lol HDD/SSD threads are ruthless- the deals must absolutely be ground breaking or threads go into oblivion. I just learned the practical way although it's good because it opened my eyes.
No. Relax. This is just not a good deal in anyway at all. It's not even a decent warm deal or whatever. It's higher than the common price and there are other same or better options for cheaper constantly.
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KennethToronto wrote: Nothing to do with this particular SSD, but WD has been pretty sketchy and suspect with their WD RED drives. I'd be loathe to buy their products these days.
Agreed. Don't buy from WD until they cleanup their act.
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BKfromthe6 wrote: You can get a WD Blue NVME M.2 SSDs for this price
Thanks!
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djemzine wrote: Waiting for 1TB prices to drop - both internal and external.
heres hoping memory prices will drop like crude oil and they will have to pay us to take it off their hands.
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sirxterminator wrote: heres hoping memory prices will drop like crude oil and they will have to pay us to take it off their hands.
+1
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