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Solid-State Drives

Updated: 21-04-2019 05:10
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Samsung Portable SSD X5

But such complaints miss the point of the SSD X5. Yes, it’s a niche product, but it delivers world-beating performance, and the sort of person who wants that won’t baulk at the price, nor the need for a high-end host system. On its own terms,...

3 expert reviews

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Samsung SSD 850 EVO

The Samsung's 2TB version of the 850 Evo offers superb capacity and it virtually matches the 850 Pro drive for speed. If the better warranty and endurance rating of the Pro are a non-issue for you, then this is the SSD to go for.

71 expert reviews | 10388 user reviews

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Samsung T3

If you need fast, reliable portable storage then the Samsung Portable SSD T3 is an ideal buy. It is a bit pricier than typical portable hard drives or USB flash drives but you get plenty for the premium.

28 expert reviews | 146 user reviews

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Samsung SSD 750 EVO

The Samsung 750 Evo is an moderately expensive SSD that won't let you down in the speed department.

21 expert reviews | 146 user reviews

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Crucial MX500

Bottom Line: An aggressively priced SATA SSD, the Crucial MX500 still manages swift read and write speeds, making it a very good value for upgrading a mainstream laptop or desktop PC.

2 expert reviews | 1 user reviews

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Samsung SSD 970EVO M.2 2TB

We've been waiting quite a while to find out what Samsung had in mind to replace the hugely popular The long-awaited successor the 960 EVO is finally here – just how good is it?

2 expert reviews

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Sandisk Extreme 900 960GB

Rugged, fast and capacious, the SanDisk Extreme 900 Portable SSD is an excellent portable drive.

24 expert reviews | 6 user reviews

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Samsung SSD 950 Pro

Samsung's latest SSDs combine the company's high-speed V-NAND memory, the new NVMe standard, an ultra-small M.2 form factor and a PCI Express interface to provide a fast and capacious storage upgrade.

32 expert reviews | 341 user reviews

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Samsung Festplatte NVMe SSD 970 Evo

This is the only 2TB 970 Series model. The performance is slightly lower than the 1TB, but you won't notice the difference. The capacity alone makes this a standout NVMe SSD. The 2TB 960 Pro is the only competitor, but it costs nearly $500 more.

2 expert reviews | 25 user reviews

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Samsung 960 EVO 500GB

got free game with it

3 expert reviews | 83 user reviews

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Samsung SSD 850 Pro

The Samsung 850 Pro combines impressive performance levels with the market’s best endurance rating and warranty. But if you don't require that level of protection, then the 2TB 850 Evo offers equivalent performance for less.

48 expert reviews | 3375 user reviews

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Samsung 840 EVO Series (MZ-7TE)

The 1TB 840 EVO is the drive we've been waiting for and could cement Samsung at the top of the SSD tech tree. Regardless of the EVO's software bundle offering though, the performance of the hardware on its own is enough for us to be rather excited...

79 expert reviews | 23095 user reviews

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Samsung 970 Evo 2000GB M.2 2280 PCI Express 3.0 x4 (NVMe) (MZ-V7E2T0BW)

I purchased this as a upgrade for my pc and is working great . I did a fresh install of Windows which didn't take long and once set up away you go. You get really fast speed and programmes load almost instantly. I should be future proofed for a couple...

1 expert reviews | 5 user reviews

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Crucial MX300 750GB

The MX300 750GB Limited Edition SSD is easily the most divisive model Crucial has released in a long, long while. It is obvious that Micron

17 expert reviews | 16 user reviews

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Sandisk SDSSDEXT-240G-G25 Extreme 500

For those that need high-speed portable storage, the Extreme 500 is a solid choice. Capacities extend to 480GB which should be fine for most people. If you need more, look no further than the Samsung T3.

13 expert reviews | 75 user reviews

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Crucial MX300 525GB

Benchmarking SSDs these days, especially SATA-based ones, is mainly a means for checking for major flaws rather than delving into minute comparisons. It's been the case for some time now that virtually all modern SSDs are suitable for your average home...

11 expert reviews | 173 user reviews

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SanDisk Extreme Pro SSD (240GB, 480GB, 960GB)

The Extreme Pro offers great performance and endurance, with a long 10-year warranty to back it up. It's reasonably affordable too.

31 expert reviews | 671 user reviews

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Samsung 860 PRO 512GB

Samsung has once again proven that it’s at the top of the SSD hill. However, the drop in the length of warranty means this drive makes even less sense for most users. It’s a great product, but most people can get a drive that’s more than fast enough...

4 expert reviews | 280 user reviews

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Kingston Technology HyperX FURY SSD 240GB

Bottom Line: The Kingston HyperX Fury RGB is another in a long line of products that make you ask: Just how much RGB is too much RGB? Spoiler: On this solid SSD, it looks to be just enough.

11 expert reviews | 665 user reviews

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Intel Optane SSD 800P

Bottom Line: The Intel Optane SSD 800P brings lightning-fast boot times and excellent everyday performance to the form factor, making it a top choice for enthusiasts building cutting-edge PCs.

2 expert reviews

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Samsung 960 PRO 1TB

All SSDs are relatively "fast" nowadays, but as time marches on, SATA variants are getting very long in the tooth. Don't get me wrong, if you are still running a mechanical hard drive, moving to an SATA SSD should be a very rewarding upgrade. If your...

4 expert reviews | 11 user reviews

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Samsung 840 Pro MZ-7PD

This is a very fine drive: not only is it one of the quickest around, it comes with the peace of mind that you're buying from a big outfit that is very unlikely to disappear. If you do have a problem, the odds of being able to cash in your warranty are...

57 expert reviews | 6920 user reviews

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Sandisk Extreme PRO (240GB)

The Sandisk Extreme Pro is a good SSD. Its stonkingly fast large files performance alone make it a good alternative to the 512GB 850 Pro, which costs 55p per gigabyte compared to the Extreme Pro’s 46p. However, the Crucial MX100 still remains the SSD...

17 expert reviews | 298 user reviews

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OCZ Vertex 4 Series

A 1TB SSD RAID array with 1GB/s reads and writes, what's not to like?

65 expert reviews | 1105 user reviews

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Crucial MX100

The MX100’s endurance rating of 72TB is decidedly average – half as much as the Samsung 850 Pro. Many other drives also promise greater longevity, although most consumers shouldn’t be concerned unless they’re running lots of heavy workloads.

38 expert reviews | 1096 user reviews