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Crucial RealSSD C300 1.8" 256GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) CTFDDAA256MAG-1G1

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  • 1.8"
  • 256GB

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All the performance of Crucial's RealSSD C300, now packed into a small form factor! The new 1.8-inch Crucial RealSSD C300 drive offers mobile and desktop users scorching-fast read speeds of up to 355MB/s. And because it has no moving parts, you will also enjoy a quieter, cooler, and more durable storage solution — and a better alternative to a traditional notebook hard drive.

  • newegg Improved data transfers Designed with high-speed synchronous MLC NAND, advanced controller technology, optimized NAND management, and the new SATA 6Gb/s interface, these drives dramatically improve data transfers for bandwidth-demanding applications like audio and video.
  • newegg Push your performance The improvement in boot time and application load times push performance to new levels at the desktop too. You will experience improvement across a variety of common tasks such as viewing and editing photos, video, music and other media, gaming, communications, productivity and security.
  • newegg Memory Experts The Crucial brand of memory has long been synonymous with reliability and high-performance. Crucial’s expertise in NAND process technology optimizes the performance and durability of Crucial solid-state drives.
  • newegg Guaranteed compatible Crucial RealSSD C300 series employ a standard hard drive interface and dimensions, so it is an easy storage upgrade for most notebooks.

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years
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  • Daniel G.
  • 6/29/2011 10:59:25 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

4 out of 5 eggsWorks Great

Pros: Fast - even in the real word
Reliable - No errors
No returns on any of the 11 I bought (yes - 11)

Cons: Write speed deterioration after 4 months - fixed with latest v0007 firmware patch. (apparently common for SSDs)
Price!! But you get a lot more speed for the extra money
Knowledge required to configure OS for optimal use (SSD general)
Doesn't work with all OS's (SSD general)

Other Thoughts: I bought 11 for some of the developers at work. Some have it in their laptops (bit of a waste) and others in their desktops. Our build speeds are 3 times faster which is a good real-world benchmark. My boot time is about 5 seconds - not that I reboot much anymore. If I was gonna buy again I might consider skipping the SATA interface for the desktops and going straight to a PCI express interface.

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  • Rick B.
  • 4/3/2011 4:00:50 PM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsBuyer Beware!!!

Pros: DOA - Beware! Newegg wants no responsibility - buy Direct from Crucial and be protected!!!

Cons: DOA - Beware! Newegg wants no responsibility - buy Direct from Crucial and be protected!!!

Other Thoughts: Hey - Homer - I'm finding another vendor

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  • Jeremy L.
  • 1/19/2011 12:28:06 PM
  • Ownership: less than 1 day

2 out of 5 eggsWarning: MicroSATA power connector

Pros: Supposedly a very fast drive.

Cons: Haven't been able to connect because of unexpected power connection.

Nothing else included in box at all.

Other Thoughts: Would be great to state somewhere, anywhere that these drives have a fairly rare power connector! Generally only makes them great for 1:1 replacement of laptop drives!

At the time I ordered these were cheaper and more available than the 2.5" version. Now I'll blow through that savings and more on adapters. But on the bright side Item# N82E16812200788 sounds like a real quality piece!

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  • Tracy M.
  • 11/19/2010 5:51:47 AM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

5 out of 5 eggsFast but Eggspensive!

Pros: Faassssst. Raid 0 array on Highpoint RocketRAID 640 controller netted 250 MB/S write and >400MB/S Read with Atto Disk Benchmark v2.46

Cons: Eggspensive!

Other Thoughts: Using Win 7x64 and have't noticed issues with slowing down. Don't know enough about TRIM or how to invoke it to know whether I need it or not.
I like the Price drop!

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