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Lowest price for this drive yet --- does not have SDRAM, but I'd take it over the intel QLC drive any day of the week. Probably the best performing non-SDRAM drive out, most certainly for the money. Looks funny because it's only got a single chip on it.
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Lowest price for this drive yet --- does not have SDRAM, but I'd take it over the intel QLC drive any day of the week. Probably the best performing non-SDRAM drive out, most certainly for the money. Looks funny because it's only got a single chip on it.
Does the QLC have dram? What's the issue with qlc? Longevity?
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Lowest price for this drive yet --- does not have SDRAM, but I'd take it over the intel QLC drive any day of the week. Probably the best performing non-SDRAM drive out, most certainly for the money. Looks funny because it's only got a single chip on it.
If you're eligible for the WD discount below then it's $59.49 before taxes and free shipping versus $61.00 from Newegg.

https://shop.westerndigital.com/products/internal-drives/wd-blue-sn550-nvme-ssd#WDS500G2B0C​ [westerndigital.com]

https://shop.westerndigital.com/p...-discounts
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Does the QLC have dram? What's the issue with qlc? Longevity?
Avoid QLC until it's around $60 / TB. It's the absolute bottom tier memory type used in SSDs and you NEVER EVER should buy one to use as a primary SSD. QLC should remain only as data storage until further notice. QLC is cheap and MFGs will push the "SSD" hype train trying to sell it because it's the most profitable type of SSD. (aka, high profit = low utility to consumer)
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Avoid QLC until it's around $60 / TB. It's the absolute bottom tier memory type used in SSDs.
is ssd good for 24/7 pc?
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is ssd good for 24/7 pc?
This SSD, the SN550? Yes, good for 24/7 PC
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This SSD, the SN550? Yes, good for 24/7 PC
my question was for any general ssd. did you mean this blue version is good enough?
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It's still $ 58.49 direct from shop.westerndigital.com

$ 69.99 - $ 11.50 discount taken when you add it to your cart.

The WD Black version (SN750 WDS500G3X0C) is $ 71.99.

$ 117.99 - $ 46.00 discount.
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WD Black was $63 on 6/21
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