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Solid-State Drive Reviews

Updated: Apr 29, 2016 22:05
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#26
alaScore 95

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

#27
alaScore 95

Samsung 850 Pro (MZ-7KE2T0BW)

Big fish in a small pond

4 expert reviews

#28
alaScore 95

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

#29
alaScore 95

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 | 11 user reviews

#30
alaScore 94

Samsung 850 PRO

Samsung has built a good reputation for fast and high-quality SSDs. It introduced the 470 to desktops four years ago, and its SSDs were in high-end laptops before that. The company also distinguished itself by designing its own controller chips and...

3 expert reviews

#31
alaScore 94

Corsair Neutron Series GTX

When we last paid a visit to the Corsair Neutron GTX late last year, we declared it one wicked-fast SSD, but it was unfortunately nicked at the finish line by the Samsung 840 Pro. Corsair isn't too worried about that, though, and seems to have adopted...

54 expert reviews | 138 user reviews

#32
alaScore 94

Samsung Portable SSD T1 / MU-PS1T0B

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

1 expert reviews | 75 user reviews

#33
alaScore 94

AData Premier PRO SP920

To be honest, I don't have much to add to the conclusion of the M550 review. At 512GB and 1TB, the SP920 is an exact match with the M550. The 128GB and 256GB models lose some performance compared to the M550 due to fewer NAND dies but especially at...

21 expert reviews | 30 user reviews

#34
alaScore 94

Crucial M500 SSD

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

41 expert reviews | 3758 user reviews

#35
alaScore 94

OCZ Vertex 4 Series

OCZ has typically reserved its Vertex label for the highest-performing SSDs in a given generation—using synchronous NAND, for example, rather than the asynchronous NAND found in its less expensive Agility series. The 256GB Vertex 4 carries on that...

56 expert reviews | 1059 user reviews

#36
alaScore 94

Samsung 840 MZ-7TD

On the other hand, the difference in everyday use should not be overly dramatic. Boot and load times are similar with all modern SSD, something that is also evidenced by the more general PCMark benchmarks

35 expert reviews | 6724 user reviews

#37
alaScore 94

OCZ Vertex 3 Series

Keeping the energy consumption down is especially important for mobile devices, as it will ultimately have an impact on the battery life. So it seems that the Vertex 3, though fast, does not score highly in this area

120 expert reviews | 575 user reviews

#38
alaScore 94

Kingston SV300S3B7A/480G

I have one issue with the V300: There's nothing particular in it that would differentiate it from the other SandForce based SSDs. While Kingston said they did lots of customization and worked closely with SandForce/LSI, at least in our testing there...

18 expert reviews | 3955 user reviews

#39
alaScore 94

SanDisk Ultra II 240GB

In the Noctua NH-U9S review by Aaron Lai about a month ago, he reminded us of how good things can come in small packages -- with the consideration that people say this to make shorter people feel better. However, today, I would like to point out good...

3 expert reviews | 7 user reviews

#40
alaScore 94

Kingston HyperX Fury 240GB

The Kingston HyperX Fury 240GB SSD is a good step for entry level enthusiasts whether they be gamers or pro desktop users looking for faster performance overall. Probably more important than any other performance aspect is its influence on overall...

6 expert reviews

#41
alaScore 94

Toshiba Canvio Aeromobile

Toshiba's Canvio AeroMobile is a unique storage solution featuring solid state storage. If you're after fast, external storage over Wi-Fi, take a look.

8 expert reviews | 50 user reviews

#42
alaScore 94

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

#43
alaScore 94

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

#44
alaScore 94

A-Data XPG SX930

ADATA's XPG SX930 SSD is replacing its SX900. Unlike most SSDs in the value segment, ADATA is fortifying the XPG SX930 with high quality, binned MLC flash.

2 expert reviews

#45
alaScore 93

Samsung 845DC Pro

Samsung's 800GB 845DC PRO enterprise SSD increases the benefits of 3D V-NAND with more endurance and higher random write performance. Let's take a look.

4 expert reviews

#46
alaScore 93

Samsung MZ-7KE1T0BW 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.

3 expert reviews | 514 user reviews

#47
alaScore 93

Adata XPG SX900 SATA 6Gb/s Solid State Drive - 128GB

ADATA is known for putting out quality SSDs at very low prices. With the fabs entering the same market, can ADATA's SP610 compete in this market?

2 expert reviews

#48
alaScore 93

Samsung 830 Series MZ-7PC

And boy, does it cook. The 256GB Series 830 SSD we tested matched the fastest second-gen SandForce drives, such as OCZ’s Vertex 3, in nearly every benchmark, and it exceeded them in some. The 830 Series’ sustained read speeds stayed north of 500MB/s,...

44 expert reviews | 6316 user reviews

#49
alaScore 93

Samsung 845DC EVO

Since we are dealing with two drives, it makes sense to split the conclusion into two and I will start with the 845DC PRO. While all we have today is a performance preview, the 845DC PRO is turning out to be one of the best enterprise SATA SSDs that we...

5 expert reviews | 6 user reviews

#50
alaScore 93

Intel X25-M Mainstream Solid State Drive

The X25-M remains a rock-solid choice for SSDs, and its read speeds and random-write response times are second to none. But in sustained-write speeds, it’s no match for the Patriot Torqx and its peers. But hey, the 160GB X25-M is $.10/GB cheaper than...

138 expert reviews | 2726 user reviews

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