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PNY Optima SSD7SC240GOPT-RB 2.5" 240GB SATA III Synchronous-Mode Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years


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  • CHRISTOPHER I.
  • 7/1/2015 5:49:25 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSeamless

This review is from: PNY Optima SSD7SC240GOPT-RB 2.5" 240GB SATA III Synchronous-Mode Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: I put it in my system started and using it. I haven't thought about it since then, it just works.

Cons: As always, price will come down on this. If you want the best price, just wait 10 or 20 years.

Other Thoughts: I reformatted mine to ext4 and I use it to hold all my virtual windows machines.

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  • Nathan F.
  • 6/13/2015 10:30:33 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat drive for my 2011 MBP

This review is from: PNY Optima SSD7SC240GOPT-RB 2.5" 240GB SATA III Synchronous-Mode Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Installation was a cinch. My MBP boots up (power button to desktop) in less than 10 seconds now. All of my large programs (Eclipse, Xcode, IntelliJ IDEA, etc.) boot up WAY faster than they did with the HDD. Updating to this SSD made it seem like I bought a newer model. Because I have had such a good experience with this SSD (and still am), I have decided to purchase another one for my desktop build.

Cons: Would have been nice if PNY included some adapters for normal HDD bays, but luckily the case that I have has drive bays with screw holes for SSDs.

Other Thoughts: So a year and a half ago, I was in the middle of a very busy sophomore year of college. As a computer science major, it was important for my multiple programming applications to start running quickly and have minimal loading time. At this point, I was still running off of a stock HDD that came with my used Macbook Pro. I decided to purchase this PNY Optima 240GB SSD since it was very affordable and had great reviews. I removed the CD drive and placed the old HDD in a caddy that is now in place of the CD drive. That allowed me to boot up and install OS X Mavericks on the new drive very easily.

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  • ROD M.
  • 6/13/2015 9:05:32 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDidn't last 12 months!

This review is from: PNY Optima SSD7SC240GOPT-RB 2.5" 240GB SATA III Synchronous-Mode Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Worked OK at first, not the fastest and then gradually became slower then died after 11 months.

Cons: This is the 1st SSD that has failed and I have used many. Not satisfied.

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  • Nolan O.
  • 6/1/2015 2:10:30 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGood drive

This review is from: PNY Optima SSD7SC240GOPT-RB 2.5" 240GB SATA III Synchronous-Mode Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Good SSD, especially for the price

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: This drive was good in my MacBook Pro, so I purchased it for my desktop. Would definitely buy a third time!

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  • Jeffrey J.
  • 5/29/2015 7:19:51 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsPerforms as advertised

This review is from: PNY Optima SSD7SC240GOPT-RB 2.5" 240GB SATA III Synchronous-Mode Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Easy to install, reliable so far

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: I installed this as the boot drive in my son's PC. Installation was a breeze; the PC boots up in seconds now. Happy with this product

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  • Matthew A.
  • 5/15/2015 1:06:47 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
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5 out of 5 eggsNice SSD

This review is from: PNY Optima SSD7SC240GOPT-RB 2.5" 240GB SATA III Synchronous-Mode Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: No troubles with installation, works.

Cons: None so far.

Other Thoughts: I upgraded my computer to a 60GB SSD about 6 months ago, but needed more space. This was on sale and after cloning my previous SSD onto this one, I've had no problems.

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  • Ian R.
  • 5/3/2015 12:34:30 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks Great

This review is from: PNY Optima SSD7SC240GOPT-RB 2.5" 240GB SATA III Synchronous-Mode Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Fast. Cheap.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: I never want my OS on a spinning HDD again. Boots sooo fast. Installed in an old HP laptop to extend it's life a bit. Used XX clone and had no issues.

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  • Christopher C.
  • 4/18/2015 2:24:35 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFast

This review is from: PNY Optima SSD7SC240GOPT-RB 2.5" 240GB SATA III Synchronous-Mode Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Lighting fast compared to an HDD!
Great price and no problems have been found.

Cons: none

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  • John B.
  • 4/18/2015 7:54:34 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
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5 out of 5 eggsAwesome

This review is from: PNY Optima SSD7SC240GOPT-RB 2.5" 240GB SATA III Synchronous-Mode Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: - Very fast boot up time when starting computer
- Fast read / write speeds
- Loads many programs within a matter of 3 secs or less
- Very cool to touch
- Fits in many laptops

Cons: - None so far

Other Thoughts: Used this to replace my HP Elitebook 2760P HDD due to me smashing it in. Very satisfied with this drive replacing my old one, laptop is so much faster and reliable, can't be more happy ;3

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  • Wilfredo F.
  • 4/17/2015 6:08:13 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSuper fast access

This review is from: PNY Optima SSD7SC240GOPT-RB 2.5" 240GB SATA III Synchronous-Mode Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: I installed this ssd in my laptop inspiron i3 cpu processor with paragon's migrate os to ssd and boosted my score from stock hhd 250gb 5.6 to 7.7 WEI score. I was blown away, the install was smooth, no glitch at all and booted to windows desktop in less than 3 seconds. With an upgrade of additional 2 GB ram and my laptop ran flawlessly no slow downs just pure pleasure and i can run multiple programs and can open multiple windows with exemplary results. Thank you Newegg, ssd manufacturer & ram supplier. The SSD upgrade enabled my system to run a wee bit cooler & it doesn't trip the cooling fan often.

Cons: nothing to mention.

Other Thoughts: This has nothing to do with recent upgrades but I'm considering upgrading the stock cooling installed to further cool down my system. This might be overkill but i considered installing up to 8GB ram.

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