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Solid-State Drive Reviews

Updated: Oct 15, 2017 21:56
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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...

28 expert reviews | 373 user reviews

#2
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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

72 expert reviews | 11645 user reviews

#3
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Samsung SSD 750 EVO

Samsung’s 750 EVO is the cream of the TLC-based SSD crop. It costs a bit more than the competition, but to my mind, the smooth performance is worth the extra dough. Especially as RAPID can give your computer a feel that’s otherwise only achievable with...

20 expert reviews | 226 user reviews

#4
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Sandisk Extreme 900 960GB

Usually you have to make a few compromises when buying an SSD. Either you sacrifice some speed for greater capacity, minimal features, and a better price, or you plunk down a lot of cash. The Oyen Digital MiniPro 3.1, our other Editors' Choice, is a...

17 expert reviews | 8 user reviews

#5
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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 | 338 user reviews

#6
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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

52 expert reviews | 3458 user reviews

#7
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Crucial MX300 750GB

If you're looking to upgrade your computer's hard drive, the new Crucial MX300 is a speedy and affordable choice.

13 expert reviews | 16 user reviews

#8
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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.

47 expert reviews | 948 user reviews

#10
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Sandisk SDSSDEXT-240G-G25 Extreme 500

If you want a hardy, speedy SSD that fits into the palm of your hand and miraculously won't burn a hole in your wallet, the SanDisk Extreme 500 is a safe bet. It's not fully ruggedized, but it is shock and vibration resistant, and 128-bit encryption...

11 expert reviews | 74 user reviews

#11
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Toshiba Q300

From a product standpoint the Trion 100 did a good job of keeping pace with the price drops over the past several months, but neither it nor the new Q300 are sufficiently differentiated from the rest of the entry-level market. Now that Toshiba is...

10 expert reviews | 161 user reviews

#13
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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!

61 expert reviews | 7330 user reviews

#14
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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

#15
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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.

10 expert reviews

#16
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PNY CS2211 240GB

PNY is clearly targeting the enthusiast/gamer market with this drive. This drive is very fast, short of switching to a PCI-Express you aren’t going to get much faster. With a list price of $159.99 this drive is a good buy. When you consider that it...

4 expert reviews | 170 user reviews

#17
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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 | 654 user reviews

#18
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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

#19
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Sandisk Ultra II SSD

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

19 expert reviews | 2861 user reviews

#20
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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...

10 expert reviews | 404 user reviews

#21
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OCZ Trion 150

For more details, check out the OCZ Trion 150 review on our sister site, Computer Shopper.

19 expert reviews | 181 user reviews

#22
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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...

13 expert reviews | 54 user reviews

#23
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Crucial MX200

I think Crucial seriously needs to reconsider its product positioning strategy.

23 expert reviews | 194 user reviews

#24
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Kingston HyperX

When I first put on the HyperX Cloud Revolver the first thing that I thought was that they were really loose on my head. This all has to do with the design and the flexible headband. I have been using the headset for about 3 weeks now so that initial...

9 expert reviews | 661 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.

10 expert reviews | 44 user reviews

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