“Solid state drive prices have fallen by as much as 65 percent in the last 12 months, according to data,” Electronista reports. “Research by The Tech Report finds that, in contrast to flooding in Thailand affecting standard hard drive production and causing price hikes, the price of SSDs is continuing to drop, with an average price drop of 46 percent — almost half — compared to the same point last year.”
“Graphs for the period show a hefty price drop for most models from April onwards, when a rumored price war between Kingston, Intel, OCZ, and Crucial seems to have taken place. The Intel 520 series — which replaced the 510 series — saw the largest drop, losing $200 in the space of a month,” Electronista reports.
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]