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Solid-State Drive Reviews

Updated: Aug 31, 2016 01:09
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#1
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Samsung T3

We'd been on the lookout for a handy companion for our USB-C-toting smartphones and laptops and - what do you know? Samsung busts one out. This is the Samsung SSD T3 with USB-C, working with the same controllers and flash used in Samsung's 2.5-inch...

21 expert reviews | 75 user reviews

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Samsung SSD 850 EVO

Samsung's 850 Evo offers a great balance of price and performance, and it's available in super-sized 2TB form

57 expert reviews | 10094 user reviews

#3
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Samsung SSD 950 Pro

When we first looked at Samsung's 950 Pro, we only had the 256GB model for testing; it's time to rectify that omission and see what the additional capacity brings to the party

32 expert reviews | 318 user reviews

#4
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Samsung SSD 850 Pro

Samsung's 850 Pro set the standard for SATA SSDs when it launched; the latest update enables a whopping 2TB of capacity

50 expert reviews | 3112 user reviews

#5
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SanDisk Extreme 900 Portable SSD 480GB

Performance consistency is an interesting aspect of flash-based storage devices. Aspects that may influence this include thermal throttling and firmware caps on access rates to avoid overheating or other similar scenarios. This aspect is an important...

6 expert reviews

#6
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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.

44 expert reviews | 943 user reviews

#7
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Samsung SSD 750 EVO

The Samsung 750 Evo is an moderately expensive SSD that won't let you down in the speed department.

12 expert reviews | 27 user reviews

#9
alaScore 97

Toshiba Q300 Pro

In this market, to sell products you need to either have the fastest SSD or offer the best value. No one wants to be the guy who spent too much and didn't get enough for it. The best SSD shouldn't have to wait for another model to enter end-of-life...

10 expert reviews | 48 user reviews

#10
alaScore 97

Kingston HyperX

Kingston and their gaming brand HyperX has always been excellent in providing a great balance between build quality, performance, and price, and the HyperX Cloud Revolver today is another step in the right direction for them. As they are embarking on...

7 expert reviews | 661 user reviews

#11
alaScore 97

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...

20 expert reviews | 129 user reviews

#12
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Transcend SSD370S

The Transcend SSD370S is a premium, large-capacity solid-state drive (SSD) that comes with all the extras you'll need to replace your desktop or laptop PC's existing primary hard drive.

8 expert reviews

#13
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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.

8 expert reviews | 43 user reviews

#14
alaScore 96

Kingston Hyperx Savage SHSS37A Series

When it comes to overclocking, one could say the Kingston kit we are reviewing today is quite... savage. Running at stock DDR4-2666 15-15-15-35 1.20V, I loosened up the timings to 17-17-17-39, and bumped the voltage right up to the 1.35V limit to see...

6 expert reviews | 370 user reviews

#15
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 | 7055 user reviews

#16
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Samsung SM951

Samsung's first M.2 NVMe offers impressive performance in a compact size.

15 expert reviews | 396 user reviews

#17
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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...

39 expert reviews | 1052 user reviews

#18
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OCZ Trion 150

The OCZ Trion 150 is a good budget SSD, but the lack of cloning software and accessories may cause trouble for newbie tinkerers.

15 expert reviews | 164 user reviews

#19
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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 | 538 user reviews

#20
alaScore 96

Crucial MX200 2.5" 7mm 500GB

The M.2 form factor makes solid-state drives (SSD) more compact, and allows PC manufacturers to put multiple drives in small-form-factor (SFF) desktops and thin-and-light laptops. Crucial's MX200 M.2 SSD ($120) gives you the option of adding an extra...

5 expert reviews | 447 user reviews

#21
alaScore 96

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 | 2710 user reviews

#22
alaScore 96

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 | 66 user reviews

#23
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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 | 342 user reviews

#24
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Toshiba Q300

The Toshiba Q300 is perfectly serviceable, but it isn’t competitive with alternatives from Samsung, Crucial, PNY, and others. In terms of price, fit and finish, and even such incidentals as packaging, there’s simply no reason to choose the Toshiba...

5 expert reviews | 33 user reviews

#25
alaScore 95

Crucial MX300 750GB 2.5" SATA-600 (CT750MX300SSD1)

The MX300 750GB Limited Edition SSD is easily the most divisive model Crucial has released in a long, long while. It is obvious that Micron

3 expert reviews | 12 user reviews

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