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240GB solid state drive from Apacer drops to $75

Yesterday we brought to attention that our budget pick among the best SSDs for gaming, Crucial's MX300 525GB SSD, could be had for $135. It still can be, but if you don't need that amount of storage and want to spend less than a C-note, Newegg is selling Apacer's Panther 240GB SSD at a discount today.

Apacer's 240GB SSD is on sale for $75, down from its normal selling price of $90. That seems to be the cheapest price around for this particular drive.

Like most affordably priced SSDs, this one uses triple-level cell (TLC) NAND flash memory. It is rated to deliver up to 500MB/s of sequential read and up to 410MB/s of sequential write performance. Faster solutions are out there, though unless you're benchmarking or doing a lot of file transfers, you're not likely to notice much difference in real-world performance.

You can grab the Apacer Panther 240GB SSD on sale here. It's backed by a three-year warranty.

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Paul has been playing PC games and raking his knuckles on computer hardware since the Commodore 64. He does not have any tattoos, but thinks it would be cool to get one that reads LOAD"*",8,1. In his off time, he rides motorcycles and wrestles alligators (only one of those is true).