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Crucial M4 256GB or Samsung 840 250GB

by erik8bnt / April 22, 2013 3:24 AM PDT

I checked most reviews recommend Crucial M4 256GB over Samsung 840 250GB because of flash chip type. Should I buy Crucial one?

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 22, 2013 8:58 AM PDT

I thought most picked it because of the extra 6GB. Strange. Did any article sell you on "flash chip type"? If so, sold!

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Guess it depends.....if you compare the latest to the latest
by VAPCMD / April 22, 2013 12:18 PM PDT

looks like the Samsung Pro 256GB get the nod. If price is a factor...I just saw the Samsung 840 (250GB) version for $140 over on Techbargains a few days back. At $60 or $80 more for either Crucial SSD, not sure there's that much more bang for the buck.

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