Deals: Intel X25-M 120GB SSD for $169 and Kingston 8GB RAM for $69
Looking for a killer deal on one of the highest rated SSD upgrades around? You can grab the Intel X25-M 120GB SSD for just $169.95 after a $30 mail-in rebate from Buy.com, free shipping is included. The Intel X25-M SSD deal is only valid for today (March 14th) and tomorrow (15th):
For some price comparison, the drive retails for $275 and the cheapest price on Amazon is $227, where it has 33 five star reviews. The 2.5″ will fit right into a MacBook Pro, MacBook, and Mac Mini, but the drive comes with a 3.5″ bay bracket so that it will fit into a Mac Pro, iMac, or other desktops as well.
Why stop with an SSD? If you want to go all out while upgrading your Mac and get the ultimate in performance, combine the Intel SSD with 8GB of Kingston RAM for MacBook Pro, MacBook, Mac Mini, and iMac, for just $69.95 after rebate from Buy.com with free shipping:
To put that price in perspective, I paid $120 a few months ago for the exact same kit. You can read my MacBook Pro 8GB RAM review here if you missed it, but in short; 8GB of RAM rocks if you use a ton of apps at once.
Note: the Kingston 8GB RAM upgrade applies to 2010 models but will not install in the newest MacBook Pro 2011 refresh.