240GB Stories January 19, 2016

expiredKingston V300 240GB 2.5-inch Internal Solid-State Drive: $62 shipped (Reg. $80+)

Update (1/19 1:15pm): TigerDirect via eBay offers this Ultra USB 2.0 2.5-inch Internal Solid-State Drive enclosure for $1.39 shipped. Although it has slower speeds, it’s a nice back-up to have in case of emergency.

Antonline (98.7% positive feedback from 154,000+) via eBay Daily Deals offers the Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB 2.5-inch Internal Solid-State Drive for $61.99 with free shipping. This SSD typically goes for $80-$100 at most retailers and it is currently on sale for $77 at Amazon. Today’s deal is the lowest price that we can currently find.

Features include a 2.5-inch form factor, 240GB capacity, sequential read/write speeds of 450MB/s and a three-year warranty. Rated 4.5/5 stars by nearly 3,500 Amazon customers.

Get more life out of your computer and maximize your existing investment by replacing your old hard drive with a Kingston SSDNow V300 solid-state drive. It’s the most cost-efficient way to dramatically improve the responsiveness of your system–and it’s less disruptive than migrating your data to a new system.

  • Faster–improves speed of loading applications and system boot up
  • Reliable–with no moving parts, solid-state drives are less likely to fail than traditional hard drives
  • Economical–design is optimized to make migrating to an SSD more affordable
  • Convenient–all-in-one kits are available with all the components needed for a fast and easy installation
  • Multiple capacities–up to 240GB, to fit your workload
  • Silent–runs silent and cool

240GB Stories November 3, 2014

expiredCrucial M500 240GB 2.5-inch SATA III Solid-State Drive: $90 shipped (orig. $130)

Today only, as one of its Shell Shocker deals, Newegg offers the Crucial M500 240GB 2.5-inch SATA III Solid-State Drive (model CT240M500SSD1) for $89.99 with free shipping. That’s $40 below list and around $20 better than its average selling price. Rated 4.6 out of 5 stars from over 1,500 Amazon reviewers. Features include:

– Transformative performance: dramatically faster than a hard drive. – Nearly instantaneous boot times. – 500 MB/s sequential reads, 400 MB/s sequential writes, 80k random reads, 80k random writes. – Ample storage: available in capacities up to terabyte-class. – Includes top-level hardware encryption technology. – Advanced controller technology and Micron custom firmware. – Extensive quality and reliability testing built into every drive. – Compatible with PC and Mac® systems. – Three-year limited warranty.

240GB Stories March 11, 2014

Update (3/12): Now available at Amazon for $109.99 with free shipping. The 480GB is $239, which is also a good deal. Newegg has the SanDisk Ultra Plus 2.5″ 256GB SSD for $124.99.

Newegg offers the Crucial M500 240GB SATA III 2.5″ Solid State Drive for $112.98 including Super Eggsaver shipping with promo code EMCPGWW228. That’s $67 below list, and the best price we have ever seen by $12. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars. Features include:

  • 500 MB/s sequential reads, 400 MB/s sequential writes, 80k random reads, 80k random writes.
  • Includes top-level hardware encryption technology.
  • Extensive quality and reliability testing built into every drive.
  • Compatible with PC and Mac® systems.
  • Three-year limited warranty

You may want to consider the Samsung 840 EVO Series SSDs that are currently on sale if you have a few extra bucks to spend. They are just a bit faster and are generally regarded as some of the best SSDs on the market. expand full story

240GB Stories February 21, 2014

expiredKingston HyperX 3K 240GB SATA III 2.5″ Solid-State Drive $140 shipped (Reg. $210)

Tiger Direct is offering the Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB SATA III 2.5″ Solid-State Drive for $139.99 with free shipping when you enter coupon code NOP117352 at checkout. That’s $20 under our previous mention, $70 below retail, and the best price we have ever seen by $10.

It features 555MB/sec read and 510MB/sec write speeds, a 3-year warranty, and rock solid dependability you’ve come to expect from solid state drives. 537 Amazon reviewers rate it 4.5 out of 5 stars.

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