Solid state drives

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Solid state drives

Post by Silurin » 10 May 2008, 12:37

I'm hoping to get a Dell M1730 XPS laptop in the near future and was thinking the 64GB SSD would be a good option as the boot drive, sadly they're +$900 over a standard HDD. Does anyone have any knowledge of places selling SSDs of the same size or larger for a better price?
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Re: Solid state drives

Post by Ricardo » 15 May 2008, 14:57

At work we just ordered a 13 inch model of the XPS with the solid state drive. The system would start up much fast and the drive is perfectly silent, its a pity the DVD drive is as noisy as hell. It cost about $1000 more to install it about 3 months ago.

I'm looking to salary sacafice the same computer 1730 XPS come the new FY.
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Re: Solid state drives

Post by Silurin » 15 May 2008, 16:31

they've just changed the specs for the 1730 - previously you could order drives in any config you like but now it seems they only give the option of RAID0 so you have to choose 2 of whatever it is you want. unfortunately the SSD in RAID0 is about $1800 extra :(
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