Overall if you are looking at the cheapest possible way to get your hands on an SSD then the Silicon-Power Velox V55 provides a nice option. Performance is strong, although nothing like the top tier models, more like what we saw from the previous generation. Reliability is unknown at this point, though Silicon-Power does offer a 3 year warranty for that piece of mind.
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