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DriedMangoes

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The MS solution has been on sale for $168. And the price has already dropped and will continue to.

Not the same. The Retail MSRP pricing for the PS5 options will be much more competitive and fierce since there are so many companies trying to fight for your business. Add to that, new SSDs coming out that will be faster and faster will push prices down even further. There's no competition for the proprietary options as far as I know. Is it still only Seagate making the proprietary options or did more get added now? I thought they were supposed to come out last year already?
 

TeKPhaN

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You probably missed it. It was on sale again for like $180 something as well. Keep your eye on twitter, Wario64 posts them if you follow there.
I doubt that I missed it and if I did...it was one time but I still doubt this.
Also $180 isn't $169.
Take your wars to the proper thread, thanks!
We can see who made the comment, your welcome!
 

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Not the same. The Retail MSRP pricing for the PS5 options will be much more competitive and fierce since there are so many companies trying to fight for your business. Add to that, new SSDs coming out that will be faster and faster will push prices down even further. There's no competition for the proprietary options as far as I know. Is it still only Seagate making the proprietary options or did more get added now? I thought they were supposed to come out last year already?
What incentive do other SSD makers even have to make an SSD that only works with one product? IF/when MS's deal with seagate ends how many other companies are going to want to spend money making SSD's that only work for xbox? How many would want to spend that much money to compete for a small pool of potential customers? I don't see any incentive really. The PS5 happens to use parts that were already being made regardless of Sony using them or not, there is a reason to compete in the PC space for SSD's but for xbox users only? I don't see it. It would be the same for Sony if they had gone proprietary. Last gen it was cheap, just throw an xbox or PlayStation shell on an existing external SSD, it cost pennies, but this is totally different.
 
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TeKPhaN

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What incentive do other SSD makers even have to make an SSD that only works with one product? IF/when MS's deal with seagate ends how many other companies are going to want to spend money making SSD's that only work for xbox? How many would want to spend that much money to compete for a small pool of potential customers? I don't see any incentive really. The PS5 happens to use parts that were already being made regardless of Sony using them or not, there is a reason to compete in the PC space for SSD's but for xbox users only? I don't see it. It would be the same for Sony if they had gone proprietary. Last gen it was cheap, just throw an xbox or PlayStation shell on an existing external SSD, it cost pennies, but this is totally different.
I believe this is the real reason only Seagate makes drives.

As XSX sales increase maybe some others will jump on board.
 

PM Maverick

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I doubt that I missed it and if I did...it was one time but I still doubt this.
Also $180 isn't $169.

We can see who made the comment, your welcome!
You did miss the sales apparently. No need for you to be upset, they will be on sale again. Just follow Wario64 on twitter so you don’t miss out.

Yup you brought wars into it. Please stop and go to the proper board. Thanks!
 

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The 2 TB card for the Series X is the only legit solution for me and it costs $399. The implementation and functionality is great, but the price is outlandish.
 
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Not the same. The Retail MSRP pricing for the PS5 options will be much more competitive and fierce since there are so many companies trying to fight for your business. Add to that, new SSDs coming out that will be faster and faster will push prices down even further. There's no competition for the proprietary options as far as I know. Is it still only Seagate making the proprietary options or did more get added now? I thought they were supposed to come out last year already?

The fastest a PCIE gen 4x4 drive can go is 7400 MB/s, as that is saturating the lanes already. So we're really not going to see any faster drives.
 

u2popmofo

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