Quick heads up for those of you in the market for a 1TB ssd. Newegg currently has the Muskin 1TB ssd on sale for . That puts the Muskin 1TB ssd at the sweet spot of 36 cents a GB. While $359 is still a little pricey, it’s $60 less than it’s nearest competitor (the ).
The Reactor is a no frills SSD, in the blister pack you get a 7mm z-height, 1TB SSD and a card that gives some information about the drive. The Reactor 1TB ships with a 3-year warranty. Some may complain about the warranty after Samsung just unleashed the 850 EVO with a five-year warranty, but the Reactor sells for just $369.99 at Newegg at the time of writing. The 850 EVO 1TB sets the bar for mainstream SSDs, but will set you back $499.99, out of reach for many gamers who require low cost, high capacity SSDs.
Well, special thanks to OCZ, this is no longer a problem as they’re planning on making a 1TB Octane SSD available this month. The 1TB SSD will be powered by OCZ’s Indilinx controller and will feature maximum read and write speeds of up to 460MB/s and 330MB/s respectively. While this won’t be the fastest SSD on the block, it sure will be among the largest.