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Solid-State Drive Reviews

Updated: Feb 7, 2016 22:18
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#1
alaScore 100

Samsung 950 Pro

Will it replace the Samsung SSD 850 series? I think not. The SATA 3, especially the 850 EVO version is still “the best bang for the buck”.

15 expert reviews

#2
alaScore 99

Samsung SSD 850 EVO

The appeal for mobile device or small PC format owners is obvious, both formats offer high capacity, desktop like performance, encryption and low power consumption. The whole package is backed by a 5 years limited warranty. Who say one can not have the...

34 expert reviews | 4627 user reviews

#3
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SanDisk Extreme Pro SSD (240GB, 480GB, 960GB)

Power users and gamers should look no further than the SanDisk Extreme Pro to get the best performance out of their home computer.

43 expert reviews | 667 user reviews

#5
alaScore 98

Crucial MX100

Shortly put, the MX100's task is to replace the M500 and it does that brilliantly. While the MX100's main goal is to lower the price by using smaller lithography NAND, it also provides a minor increase in performance over the M500 and offers the same...

38 expert reviews | 1033 user reviews

#6
alaScore 98

Crucial MX200

By having two separate BX and MX lineups, it's clear that Crucial is trying to position the MX200 in the higher-end segment and aim the drive towards enthusiast and professional users. On paper that works well because the MX200 does deliver...

18 expert reviews | 114 user reviews

#7
alaScore 97

Samsung MZ-7KE512BW 850 Pro

The Samsung SSD 850 Pro is one of the best standard consumer-grade solid-state drives on the market, but there are cheaper alternatives with similar performance.

7 expert reviews | 924 user reviews

#8
alaScore 97

Samsung 850 Pro MZ-7KE128BW

The Samsung SSD 850 Pro is one of the best standard consumer-grade solid-state drives on the market, but there are cheaper alternatives with similar performance.

17 expert reviews | 430 user reviews

#9
alaScore 97

Plextor 1TB M6 PRO

Today Chris concludes his extensive looking at Plextor's latest storage products with the M6 Pro 256GB SSD. Is this one for you? Take a look.

8 expert reviews

#10
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Crucial M550

There are so many reasons why the M550 could be one of the best SSDs in the market. It has the best-in-class encryption support (along with Samsung 840 EVO) and it's also one of the only consumer-grade drives with power loss protection. Heck, it even...

37 expert reviews | 502 user reviews

#11
alaScore 97

Sandisk Ultra II SSD

With the lowest pricing on the market, the SanDisk Ultra II is an excellent upgrade for your aging computer.

16 expert reviews | 2014 user reviews

#12
alaScore 97

Kingston HyperX Savage SHSS3B7A/240G

In a sea saturated with solid state drives from every memory manufacturer under the sun, the Kingston HyperX Savage 240GB is one product that stands out -- literally. It does not strike me as common for an SSD to look good (Not saying they are usually...

7 expert reviews | 45 user reviews

#13
alaScore 97

OCZ Trion 100 TRN100-25SAT3

OCZ's Trion 100 is their first new SSD after the Toshiba buyout SSD, but is it any good?

16 expert reviews | 240 user reviews

#14
alaScore 96

Samsung 840 Pro MZ-7PD

How would you decide between the Samsung 840 PRO and the TLC version? Share with us your thoughts in the comment section below!

56 expert reviews | 6683 user reviews

#15
alaScore 96

SanDisk Extreme II

The last time we saw the SanDisk Extreme SSD it wasn't exactly “extreme.” It was a fine drive and all, and we awarded it a “what a nice boy” verdict of 8 because it was decent, but it didn't blow off our anti-static leashes or anything. The problem was...

40 expert reviews | 500 user reviews

#16
alaScore 96

Crucial BX100

The MX100 was a revolutionary product in many ways. It was the first drive to move to sub-19nm NAND, which brought cost savings along with it. The combination of price and performance made the MX100 arguably one of the most cost efficient drives on the...

12 expert reviews | 134 user reviews

#17
alaScore 96

Transcend SSD370S

The Transcend SSD370S is an affordable and satisfying upgrade for any computers that still run on a hard drive.

4 expert reviews

#18
alaScore 96

Samsung 850 Pro (MZ-7KE2T0BW)

Big fish in a small pond

4 expert reviews

#19
alaScore 96

Samsung Portable SSD T1 1024GB USB 3.0

Other than its cost, the Samsung Portable SSD T1 is what any portable drive should be.

7 expert reviews

#20
alaScore 95

Plextor 512GB M6e

Over the past few years, we've seen two tiers of solid-state drives (SSDs) emerge—conventional drives that utilize the SATA protocol, and a more expensive set of products that rely on PCI Express (PCIe) cards. The PCIe models are often faster than...

19 expert reviews | 2 user reviews

#21
alaScore 95

Ocz VTR150-25SAT3-240G Vector

With fast performance and a good warranty, the OCZ Vector 150 is a great SSD for first-time adopters. It's not a worthwhile upgrade for the original Vector drive, however.

10 expert reviews | 39 user reviews

#22
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Crucial M500 SSD

Fastest drive in its class by a hair; great value.

41 expert reviews | 3735 user reviews

#23
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Transcend SSD370

From the performance perspective, the SSD370 is a very competitive value drive. It doesn't top the charts, but it provides a very good balance of consistency and peak performance. In most workloads, particularly our real-world testing, the SSD370...

5 expert reviews | 457 user reviews

#24
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Corsair Force Series LX

Rebates with Corsair are always a bit unpleasant. They have more-than-average hoop jumping.

21 expert reviews | 22 user reviews

#25
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Kingston HyperX Predator PCIe SSD M.2

Kingston's Predator SSD has an optional HHHL PCIe adapter that allows systems without M.2 slots to use the drive.

6 expert reviews | 25 user reviews

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