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WD SiliconEdge Blue 256GB SSD

WD SiliconEdge Blue 256GB SSD
alaAverage 3.5

2 reviews

Jun, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 reviews of WD SiliconEdge Blue 256GB SSD. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.5/5 for other Solid-state drive for all reviews.

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Expert review by : James Galbraith (

Review: WD SiliconEdge Blue 256GB SSD


Though the SiliconEdge Blue solid-state drive was fast and consistent over time, it wasn't as fast (and it has a shorter warranty) as other SSDs we've tested.

To see how the SiliconEdge performs, we installed it into an easily upgradeable, late 2008 Unibody MacBook with a 2.4GHz Core 2 Duo processor and 2GB of RAM. We ran a series of tests on the MacBook’s internal 5400-rpm, 2.5-inch Toshiba hard drive to...

Jul, 2010

Expert review by : Marco Chiappetta and Dave Altavilla (

WD SiliconEdge Blue 256GB SSD Review


Solid State Storage products are obviously setting the computing market on fire as of late. There is little question that the writing is on the wall. Like the vacuum tube transistors of yesterday, spinning hard drives are bound to go the way of the...

Sturdy Casing ; Decent Performance ; Backed by WD ; High Capacity

MSRP Way Out Of Line ; High Cost Per GB ; Outperformed By Older Gen Drives

The Western Digital SiliconEdge Blue SSD performed relatively well throughout our testing, but after evaluating its performance, it's easy to see why WD chose to position the drive in the "Blue" product category, rather than the company's flagship...

Mar, 2010