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#1 Elliot B.

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Posted 10 July 2014 - 09:56

These are my options from the company:

  • 120GB Samsung EVO 840 (£63)
  • 120GB Kingston Hyper-X 3K (£65)
  • 120GB Intel 530 (£75)
  • 180GB Intel 530 (£104)
  • 250GB Samsung EVO 840 (£113)
  • 240GB Kingston Hyper-X 3K (£122)



#2 Brian M.

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Posted 10 July 2014 - 10:27

Personally, I'd spend a couple extra $$ and go for an 840 pro instead of an evo.



#3 tsupersonic

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Posted 10 July 2014 - 10:39

Why do you have a range of capacities? Choose a capacity first, how much space do you need?

#4 OP Elliot B.

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Posted 10 July 2014 - 10:40

Why do you have a range of capacities? Choose a capacity first, how much space do you need?

They're the 6 options the company I'm getting the custom-built laptop from offer.

 

I think I'll go for the 120GB Samsung EVO 840 (£63).



#5 tsupersonic

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Posted 10 July 2014 - 10:41

They're the 6 options the company I'm getting the custom-built laptop from offer.
 
I think I'll go for the 120GB Samsung EVO 840 (£63).

Fair enough! Since it's not your money (I hope), go for the 250 GB 840 Evo, highest capacity in the list and great performance.

#6 Roger H.

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Posted 10 July 2014 - 12:48

I'd definitely get the 250GB EVO since that gives you all the space you could need plus a lil more :p - more spare space is better when it comes to SSDs!



#7 OP Elliot B.

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Posted 10 July 2014 - 12:50

I'd definitely get the 250GB EVO since that gives you all the space you could need plus a lil more :p - more spare space is better when it comes to SSDs!

I bought a 120 GB EVO 840 as a boot drive and a 750GB WD Scorpio Black (7,200 RPM) HDD for game installations.



#8 primexx

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Posted 10 July 2014 - 20:05

Of that list the Samsung is the best.



#9 zhangm

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Posted 10 July 2014 - 20:10

I'd recommend the 250 GB EVO. It's worth it not to have to worry about drive capacity.



#10 Aergan

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Posted 10 July 2014 - 20:13

250GB Samsung EVO 840 does not dissapoint



#11 COKid

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Posted 10 July 2014 - 20:15

Love my Intel 530 Series SSD (240GB).



#12 Bigkaye

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Posted 10 July 2014 - 20:21

Divide cost over GB and thats your value, if you are comparing prices. Other than that look to warranties. I have an 840 Evo and its plenty fast, literal 2x that of my sandisk drive. Unless you are base-lining it against another SSD they are all great choices. I would recommend more space than you need, and also a backup method to another storage.



#13 Astra.Xtreme

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Posted 10 July 2014 - 20:27

The best deal is easily the 250GB Evo. I'd highly recommend it.



#14 philcruicks

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Posted 10 July 2014 - 22:23

840 EVO for sure, I've got the 500GB and its brilliant.

If you can get the 250GB, you'd be surprised how quickly you can fill it, especially if you put the odd game on, modern ones like BF4 or Titanfall can be 40-50GB



#15 richardsim7

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Posted 10 July 2014 - 22:30

The Sandisk Ultra Plus is a good option too :)