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The Crucial MX300 solid-state drive is a good buyCNET editor Dong Ngo explains why Crucial MX300 is a good buy.
[MUSIC] Hi guys this is the MX300 Solid State Drive from Crucial, limited edition. You see there's only one and guess who has it? Just kidding, limited because it's available in only one capacity of 750 GB. So it's suitable only for those who wanting a large Solid state drive. Now the drive's Crucial's first attempt to 3D flat memory, as opposed to the traditional 2D flat memory. Now to think of this 2D flat memory and 3D flat memory as single family home or a high rise. Obviously the latter allows for stacking more people on the same patch of land. So 3D is a more efficient way to do the more storage in solid state drive and that means the MX300 here is affordable, costing just $200 or some 27 cents per gigabyte. And it might get even cheaper in the next few months. Now in testing, the MX300 was fast. But it's not as fast as the other SSD that also uses 3D flash memory. The Samsung SSD 850 EVO. It also has a three year warranty, which is shorter that the five years of the Samsung. But the Samsung drive, which came out more that two and a half years ago, still costs more now. Some $0.31 per gig. Now [UNKNOWN] say that the new drive here come with very high [UNKNOWN] rating of 220 terabyte. That mean if you run 120 gigabyte to the drive here per day and everyday, it would take some five years for the drive to become unreliable. So you know if you're looking for a large SSD to replace that almost full hard drive of yours This is a good buy. In fact, it still is even if you are not. I know because I'm Dung And I'm not looking for anything. In fact, anything, everything and everyone is always looking for me. But it's you who found me. Enjoy.