- Toshiba Q-Series 256GB SSD for $150 or $135 (expired)
Toshiba Q-Series 256GB 2.5" Solid State Drive is on sale this morning for $150 (59¢/GB) with free shipping.
When viewing that page, look above the product photo if you see the text, "10% off your SSD purchase instantly at checkout" (here is an image screenshot of the banner).
The promotional banner is limited to certain Newegg customers only, and if you are one of the lucky ones to see that banner, you can get an additional 10% off making it $135 (53¢/GB).
If you do see the banner, you can login to your Newegg account, then
Click the "Generate Your Promo Code" link on that banner
Copy the code someplace (because they will not show it again)
Paste the code in the shopping cart to get the 10% discount on an SSD.
This Toshiba SSD usually sells for around $175 and includes a 3-year warranty.
If you prefer a Crucial SSD, they are also offering a Crucial M500 240GB SSD for $155 today, or $139.50 after the 10% promotion (if available).
Some people love Crucial's SSD, however I had a lot of stability problems two drives in the Crucial M4-series SSD.
Friday, November 1, 2013
- Toshiba Portable 1.5TB USB3.0 Drive for $70
Toshiba Canvio 1.5TB USB3.0 Portable USB Drive for $70 with code NVEXCLS55 (4.7¢/GB).
- Toshiba Portable 2TB USB3.0 Drive for $100
Portable large capacity drives have been notoriously slow, but reviews show this drive performs around 50 MBytes/sec which is fairly good.
Includes a 3 year warranty.
- Toshiba 3TB 7200rpm Hard Drive for $100
Toshiba 3TB 7200rpm Hard Drive for $100 with free shipping (3.3¢/GB).
They are also selling a Western Digital RE4 1TB Hard Drive for $100 (10¢/GB).
It is an enterprise-grade hard drive with a 5-year warranty, and its TLER feature means the drive is meant for use in systems with RAID levels 1, 5, 6, 10, or 50.
Any hard drive can be used in a RAID configuration, but TLER should improve reliability and longevity of the drives in RAID.
However at 3 times the cost per GB, an enterprise-grade drive like this is only recommended for people and companies with extremely important data.
Monday, September 9, 2013
- Toshiba Portable 500GB Drive for $46
Toshiba Canvio 500GB Portable USB Hard Drive for $46 (9.2¢/GB).
Good for backups, and its portable size is small enough to fit inside a backpack or bag.
They are also selling a 750GB for $60 (8¢/GB) and a 1TB for $80 (8¢/GB).