Newegg has the Sandisk 960GB SSD on sale for $199. SanDisk Ultra II 2.5" 960GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) SDSSDHII-960G-G25 - Newegg.com There is also a Visa checkout promo code "VCOBF15" that takes $10 off $100+ or $25 off $200+. Visa checkout is a an electronic wallet application, like Paypal or Apple Pay. You can create an account for free. Add the drive to your cart, add the promo code, and then select "Visa checkout" to get the discount. If you want to get $25 off, add a cheap item to put get the cart over $200. For example, you may need a SATA cable to connect the drive: Coboc Model SC-SATA3-10-LL-BK - Newegg.com Why use an SSD? With Win 7 and an i3 processor (or better) you can achieve an 18 second boot time. Read and write operations are much faster when doing post processing, so you'll spend less time waiting for photos or videos to load or be written to disk.