Date: Wed, 22 May 2013 19:20:12 +0200
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Crucial's M500 SSD reviewed
Remember Intel's old X25-M SSD? The drive came out in 2008 and played a big role in seeding a solid-state storage revolution that continues to sweep across the PC industry. SSDs have come a long way since those early days, when the X25-M 80GB was considered a relative bargain at $600. That worked out to seven dollars per gigabyte, a far cry from the sub-$1 prices that have democratized the technology in recent years.
There is perhaps no better illustration of how far we've come than Crucial's new M500 SSD. For the same $600 asking price as the old X25-M, one variant of ...