Intel SSD and Newegg

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by xDC, Jul 7, 2010.

  1. xDC macrumors member

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    m looking at buying a 160 Gb Intel SSD from Newegg, Whats the difference with these two drives;

    Drive 1, Newegg.ca - http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Produc...640576&SID=skim525X832&nm_mc=AFC-C8junctionCA
    Intel X25-M Mainstream SSDSA2MH160G2R5 2.5" 160GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) (449$)

    Drive 2, Newegg.ca - http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Produc...640576&SID=skim525X832&nm_mc=AFC-C8junctionCA SSD
    Intel X25-M Mainstream SSDSA2M160G2XXX 2.5" 160GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) - OEM 449$ regular price (429$ sale price)

    Which would be better in my i5 Mbp.

    thanks, xDC
     
  2. hypermog macrumors regular

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    It's the same thing, one just comes in a retail box, the other comes in bubble wrap and a generic cardboard box.
     
  3. Aboo macrumors 6502a

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    Get the cheaper one. Just to let you know, you should hunt around on amazon for this drive. I have seen it being sold there for as cheap as 359 USD + about $10 for shipping. This was the retail version. Since Amazon is considered an authorized retailer, you shouldn't have any problems with warranty claims either.

    Good Luck!
     

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