How much do you think a 1TB SSD will be in a year?

Discussion in 'SSDs & Data Storage' started by supyo, Feb 7, 2015.

  1. supyo

    supyo n00b

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    In Canada a 1TB SSD goes anywhere from $450-800.

    Do you expect prices to fall dramatically this year (or in a year)?

    If I could find a 1TB SSD in the $250-300 range I would be happy.

    How long do you think it will be?

    Thanks
     
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  2. drescherjm

    drescherjm [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Q3/Q4 when Intel / Micron release their own 3D NAND.
     
  3. Trimlock

    Trimlock [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Cheapest 1tb drive should be north of $300 still. 3d NAND is still new and the future of OEM makers will be barely getting into it in a year.

    One thing we should see a big dip in is m.2 SSDs and what ever will take over mSATA.
     
  4. Cerulean

    Cerulean [H]ardForum Junkie

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    I think in 1 year we will see prices for 1TB SSDs 100-150 USD less. If something amazing happens in manufacturing and supply and demand, it might come around to the 90 - 140 USD price range. :)
     
  5. skriefal

    skriefal Limp Gawd

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    ^^^ I'll have some of what he's having... :D

    $300 range is much more probable. Perhaps a bit below $300 for some lowest-end models.
     
  6. MrGuvernment

    MrGuvernment [H]ard as it Gets

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    Ya prices will keep dropping this year, i am holding out for 1TB drives as well, i can then ditch all my mechanical drives!
     
  7. x509

    x509 [H]ard|Gawd

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    When you do, PM me and I'll take them off your hands for cheap.:D
     
  8. EquaLiZr

    EquaLiZr [H]ardness Supreme

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    Well here in canada they are around $700 give or take. In 1 year prob $450 ish.
     
  9. Moogoos

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    I would guess right around $300 or just below it. That seems to be the trend. If 1.5 or 2TB SSDs come out and M.2 becomes more prevalent then perhaps even a little cheaper. That's my guess.
     
  10. wirk

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    Apart of commodity SSDs there will be more expensive ultrafast premium PCIE 3.0/NVME SSDs.
     
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  12. DejaWiz

    DejaWiz Oracle of Unfortunate Truths

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    Depends. If things keep going the way they are, then I would fathom we'll see a 20-40% drop in pricing from today. If the memory manufacturers drum up another BS disaster, then pricing will shoot up 60-200%.

    Expect and prepare for either...50/50 chance.
     
  13. kierwest

    kierwest n00b

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    prices need to change because this market will only increase but pockets will not get deeper.
     
  14. drescherjm

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    NAND vendors will not sell their products at a loss to make this happen though. With that said again I believe competition of 3D nand will drive prices down some. It will not drive it down to hard drive prices / GB but that is a different matter.
     
  15. TypeRazor

    TypeRazor Gawd

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    retail under $300, sales $200-250
    decent 1tb drives are already under $350
     
  16. MrGuvernment

    MrGuvernment [H]ard as it Gets

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    it isnt that many, not to mention shipping it from Costa Rica would cost more than buying them new :D
     
  17. capt_zman

    capt_zman n00b

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    My guess, definitely under $300.
     
  18. virtualheretic

    virtualheretic Limp Gawd

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    made me lol
     
  19. Aesma

    Aesma [H]ard|Gawd

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    Most people don't need 1TB SSDs, so their pockets don't matter.

    Personally I wouldn't wait a year for 100$, but that's just me. I splurged 400€ for one last summer (when the euro was at 1,35$).
     
  20. UMASS

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    I picked-up the Mushkin Reactor 1TB drive for $339.00 minus 10% ($305.10) I like it so far.
     
  21. serbiaNem

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    Around $250 is my venture.