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Solid-State Drive Reviews

Updated: Sep 24, 2016 00:08
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#76
alaScore 92

Adata DashDrive Elite SE720

Today we spend some time with ADATA's DashDrive Elite SE720 128GB External SSD and see how it performs under our testing.

8 expert reviews | 2 user reviews

#77
alaScore 92

PNY XLR8

Looking for a low-cost alternative to Samsung's 850 Pro? PNY's CS2211 XLR8 480GB might be just the ticket. Let's take a close look.

8 expert reviews | 145 user reviews

#78
alaScore 92

OCZ ARC 100

In the early days of consumer SSDs OCZ were one of the major driving forces in the industry. They were not afraid to offer a varied product stack, or to adopt new technology as it became available. Since then they have gone through a number of...

10 expert reviews | 6 user reviews

#79
alaScore 92

SanDisk Ultra Plus SSD

If you're moving up from a hard drive, the SanDisk Ultra Plus is totally worth its price.

22 expert reviews | 1284 user reviews

#80
alaScore 92

Seagate 600 SSD

Just a few years ago, it seemed unlikely that Seagate would ever release an SSD. The company's outspoken CEO, Bill Watkins, roundly dismissed solid state drives in 2008 and 2009, even going so far as to imply Seagate would file lawsuits against upstart...

10 expert reviews | 23 user reviews

#81
alaScore 92

PNY CS2111

it's like a flash drive very fast

2 expert reviews | 153 user reviews

#82
alaScore 92

Plextor M6M 64GB

Chris gives us his full thoughts on Plextor's new M6M 256GB, an mSATA SSD, which replaces the aging M5M. Should you buy it? Read on and find out.

4 expert reviews

#83
alaScore 92

Kingston SVP200S37A/240G V+ 200

The Kingston SSDNow V+200 kit provides a no-nonsense way to upgrade your spinning drives to SSD speed, but parts of the package are a bit too backward-looking.

15 expert reviews | 1929 user reviews

#84
alaScore 92

Corsair Force LS Series

Like most budget products, the conclusion depends on pricing. The Force LS is a low-end drive by today's standards but with the right price, it can be a competitive offering. Since Corsair does not offer the Force LS in the states, I can't rely on my...

7 expert reviews | 309 user reviews

#85
alaScore 91

OCZ Technology Vector 150

OCZ improves Vector by treating it to 19nm Toggle2 flash, additional spare area, up-to-date accessory package and a new, lower price.

2 expert reviews

#86
alaScore 91

Crucial M500 480GB

Unsurprisingly, RAID 0 gives a nice bump in the headline sequential read/write scores. The reads jumped from 496MB/s up to 979MB/s, while the writes rose from 440MB/s to 842MB/s. When it came to dealing with the small bitty files of everyday use...

2 expert reviews | 14 user reviews

#87
alaScore 91

Intel SSD DC P3700 Series

With the introduction of its SSD DC P3700, P3600, and P3500, Intel is giving us our first taste of the PCIe-based NVMe specification. We take the flagship P3700 for a drive in its 800 GB and 1.6 TB incarnations. Just how fast is the future of storage?

5 expert reviews | 8 user reviews

#88
alaScore 91

Kingston SSDNow V+100 Series SVP100S2

Kingston, like many of its competitors, desperately needs a simplified product lineup. On the one hand, Kingston has hedged its bets. With three different controller makers supplying hardware for its six SSDs, Kingston can't go wrong. However, the...

18 expert reviews | 186 user reviews

#89
alaScore 91

Kingston SSDNow V+ Series SNVP325-S2

The Kingston SSDNow V-Series isn’t the fastest SSD on the market, but at ’49, it’s much less expensive than its competitors, and offers a significant improvement over 7,200-rpm hard drives. The bundled upgrade kit adds even more value, as it allows you...

59 expert reviews | 261 user reviews

#90
alaScore 91

Crucial MX100, 256GB

In the technology world, innovation can come in two ways: One is to push the performance envelope regardless of price, while the other is to drive down the price at the expense of performance. Of course, we usually do not see items on the extreme ends...

2 expert reviews | 16 user reviews

#91
alaScore 91

Samsung 2TB 2.5" SATA 2000GB

The power consumption statistics of the F4EG were not too different from other hard disks in the market, which isn't brilliant, considering this hard disk's positioning in the 'green' segment. Still, the improvement in noise reduction and reduced heat...

2 expert reviews | 24 user reviews

#92
alaScore 91

Crucial Technology CT256M4SSD1 M4

Though the 256GB Crucial m4 offers good performance in most situations, it's surpassed by competing drives from OCZ and Intel that push SSD technology a bit further.

16 expert reviews | 1819 user reviews

#93
alaScore 91

Samsung 470 Series MZ-5PA

Samsung has come out of the gate strong with the 470 Series, its first retail SSD, which offers performance on par with current-gen SandForce-powered drives. Furthermore, its enclosure is the prettiest we’ve seen on an SSD, though that hardly matters...

19 expert reviews | 352 user reviews

#94
alaScore 91

Intel 510 Series SSD

Speed-Booster. With the SSD 510 series, also known as Elmcrest, I ...

43 expert reviews | 74 user reviews

#95
alaScore 91

Plextor M2S Series PX-M2S (64,128,256GB)

The 128GB Plextor PX-128M2S solid-state drive offers modest capacity and modest performance at a modest price.

22 expert reviews | 44 user reviews

#96
alaScore 91

OCZ Vector 256GB SSD

In the following table, we present all the test values in comparison to the Samsung SSD 840 Pro, the Intel SSD 520 and the Vertex 4. On average, the 840 Pro just barely supersedes the Vector 256 GB. You can clearly see the improvement in performance in...

9 expert reviews | 105 user reviews

#97
alaScore 91

Ocz VTR150-25SAT3-120G 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.

3 expert reviews | 50 user reviews

#98
alaScore 91

Kingston SSDNow V+ Series SNV225-S2

The second-gen Kingston SSDNow V+ is a strong performer and it gets brownie points for the included upgrade kit, as well as native TRIM support. It doesn’t offer a huge jump in performance, but users won’t be disappointed. And it’s less expensive than...

26 expert reviews | 382 user reviews

#99
alaScore 91

Plextor M5S Series (PX-64M5S,PX-128M5S,PX-256M5S)

The Plextor PX-256M5S is not widely available at time of review, but we have seen it on sale for under £190 in 256GB capacity. Considering its first-division performance, it should make a compelling choice as a high-performance upgrade for any modern...

7 expert reviews | 92 user reviews

#100
alaScore 91

SanDisk X210

SanDisk's X210 SSD is both an OEM drive for major vendors and an aftermarket product for the enthusiast world. Having passed a gauntlet of validation tests, can it break into the consumer space as a true alternative to the quickest power user products?

9 expert reviews | 3 user reviews

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