1 Tb SSDs $258 at Other World Computing

John Francis johnf at panix.com
Tue Nov 28 00:59:41 EST 2017


I am aware of that.

Ken was saying that $80 was cheap for a 1TB rotating rust drive;
I was pointing out that that wasn't really particularly cheap.

On Mon, Nov 27, 2017 at 09:54:09PM -0500, Paul Stenquist wrote:
> Those are spinny drives, John. This is an SSD.
> 
> Paul
> 
> > On Nov 27, 2017, at 9:50 PM, John Francis <johnf at panix.com> wrote:
> > 
> >> On Mon, Nov 27, 2017 at 07:55:54PM -0500, Ken Waller wrote:
> >> 
> >> 
> >> Subject: Re: 1 Tb SSDs $258 at Other World Computing
> >> 
> >> 
> >> Oops, I thought what I bought was an SSD device, but upon checking I find it is not - I stand corrected. Still very cheap for 1 TB of storage and I really have no issue with with the speed.
> > 
> > Not all that cheap - 1TB drives start at around $50 - $60 nowadays; 2TB around $20 more,
> > and 4TB $30 above that.
> > 
> > That's for external drives in a USB3.0 enclosure; internal drives are slightly cheaper
> > (except that, strangely, the cheapes 4TB internal drive I found cost $120).
> > 
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