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Solid-State Drive Reviews

Updated: Oct 26, 2016 01:07
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Corsair Neutron Series XT

All in all, while it is an improvement over the S8, the S10 (and by extension, the Neutron XT) lacks a 'wow' factor that would really help it stand out from the rest. The TLC NAND support in the S10 is certainly a nice feature, but I don't want to...

3 expert reviews | 58 user reviews

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OCZ Storage Solutions Vector 180

Bought 2 of them so far and I am impressed with how well they work! Wish I had bought more when the price was right.

1 expert reviews | 119 user reviews

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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

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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

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SanDisk Ultra Plus SSD

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

23 expert reviews | 1284 user reviews

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PNY CS2111

it's like a flash drive very fast

2 expert reviews | 153 user reviews

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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

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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

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Corsair Force LS Series

Ironically (given our introduction), if you're looking for an inexpensive SSD these days, your best bet is likely going to be one of the many SandForce SF-2281 drives. The 240GB SF-2281 drives are routinely available for around $170/£105, sometimes...

7 expert reviews | 309 user reviews

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With unimpressive performance that doesn't match its high price, there's no reason why you should pick the Plextor M6S over other SSDs on the market.

8 expert reviews

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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

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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

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Intel SSD DC P3700 Series

Intel won't be shipping the rest of its lineup for a little while longer, but as soon as we get those drives in house we'll provide an update.

6 expert reviews | 8 user reviews

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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

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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

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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

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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 | 25 user reviews

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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

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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

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Intel 510 Series SSD

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

43 expert reviews | 74 user reviews

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Crucial 2.5" 1TB M550 SSD SATA 9.5mm

Crucial’s M550 isn’t the very fastest drive, or close to the cheapest, but it’s a very good balance of the two that would be easy to recommend to just about all users if it weren’t for a couple of quibbles.

5 expert reviews | 183 user reviews

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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

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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

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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

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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 | 258 user reviews


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