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Solid-State Drives

Updated: 28-06-2017 04:51
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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.

26 expert reviews | 108 user reviews

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Samsung SSD 850 EVO

Ratings in depth The Samsung 850 EVO is the latest in its affordable line of performance SSDs and shows Samsung's desire to push the solid state game along, even at the lower end of the price/performance stack.

70 expert reviews | 10198 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.

17 expert reviews | 106 user reviews

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Sandisk Extreme 900 960GB

With USB 3.1 and Type-C starting to become a bit more common, it is about time we start to see devices really take advantage of it. Today, we are taking a look at the SanDisk Extreme 900, a 480GB portable SSD using the USB Type-C connector, can this...

16 expert reviews | 6 user reviews

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Samsung SSD 850 Pro

Performance or capacity? That's been the dichotomy that's dominated data storage since the first mainstream solid-state drives for PCs appeared nearly a decade ago.

50 expert reviews | 3116 user reviews

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Samsung SSD 950 Pro

The Samsung Pro 950 M.2 SSD is an amazing SSD. It's speedy, affordable and incredibly energy efficient. However, if your motherboard doesn't support connectivity you will have to get an adapter, which can be a headache, especially in the case of a...

32 expert reviews | 319 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

13 expert reviews | 16 user reviews

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Samsung 840 EVO Series (MZ-7TE)

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 about the new range. As well as the new drive capacities (debuting 750GB and 1TB drives) and the aggressive...

85 expert reviews | 19369 user reviews

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

Scores in depth The SanDisk Extreme Pro is an update to last year's well-received Extreme II SSD. Priced at about £250 (around $390, AU$455) online, the Extreme Pro bears a few similarities, employing the same Marvell controller but with optimisations...

46 expert reviews | 943 user reviews

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Sandisk SDSSDEXT-240G-G25 Extreme 500

If you want a hardy, speedy SSD that fits into the palm of your hand and miraculously won't burn a hole in your wallet, the SanDisk Extreme 500 is a safe bet. It's not fully ruggedized, but it is shock and vibration resistant, and 128-bit encryption...

10 expert reviews | 68 user reviews

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Kingston Hyperx Savage SHSS37A Series

The Kingston HyperX Savage turned in a solid performance among the leaders of the current SSD pack, and the flashy looks may appeal to gamers and PC enthusiasts wishing to pimp up their rig. Its overall performance is just behind the best of Samsung...

10 expert reviews | 342 user reviews

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Toshiba Q300 Pro

The Toshiba SSD Q300 Pro performs very well and runs silently. It gives an impressive boost to the speed of your computer, in both startup time, and loading time for programs such as Photoshop. It can make your whole PC feel much quicker in operation,...

13 expert reviews | 52 user reviews

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Crucial MX200

When we tested the Crucial M550 last year it had a price/storage quotient of 37 pence per gigabyte. The latest MX200 is today available for around 30p/GB but other than that little has changed, except the newer drive has smaller process 16 nm flash and...

22 expert reviews | 131 user reviews

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Crucial BX200

I think it’s safe to say that the Crucial BX200 480GB SSD has quite a lot going for it when you consider the overall package and all sides to the story. On the one hand, you have a drive which isn’t only just competitively priced, but offers a large...

22 expert reviews | 56 user reviews

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Toshiba Q300

The Toshiba Q300 480GB (2016) SSD is cheaper than most of its competitors and yet is able to provide a fantastic all-round performance. If you're looking to upgrade or build a budget system, then the Q300 is a solid choice.

9 expert reviews | 35 user reviews

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Samsung 850 PRO (MZ-7KE256BW)

Is there any chance any of these SSDs could be used as external storage with TRIM support?

9 expert reviews | 1609 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.

60 expert reviews | 7057 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.

39 expert reviews | 1052 user reviews

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Plextor 1TB M6 PRO

Today we look at the new Plextor M6 Pro 256GB Solid State Drive. This drive is their new flagship product shipping in a stunning looking rose gold aluminum chassis. Inside Plextor are using Toshiba A19nm MLC flash NAND and the excellent Marvell...

10 expert reviews

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PNY CS2211 240GB

The PNY CS2211 240GB is an affordable SSD that performs very well in comparison to its competitors. It however suffers from being limited in its availability and is hard (if not impossible) to find within the EU.

4 expert reviews | 170 user reviews

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SanDisk Extreme II

What sort of a fist has SanDisk made of the 9187 chipset in this latest Extreme II SSD, then? Pretty stellar, actually.

40 expert reviews | 629 user reviews

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Crucial M550

Crucial’s new M550 has significantly pushed up performance. Most importantly, this new model signposts the trend in falling SSD prices, bringing potentially huge capacities within affordable reach.

37 expert reviews | 538 user reviews

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Sandisk Ultra II SSD

For a long time, the Crucial MX100 was the SSD to beat for those on a tight budget, but the SanDisk Ultra II has stolen its crown. The 240GB model is reasonably priced, but the 960GB version is the best value at just 30p per gigabyte. For all our...

18 expert reviews | 2716 user reviews

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OCZ Trion 150

When we first reviewed OCZ’s Trion series, the conclusion boiled down to one salient fact: while potential buyers will drool over halo

19 expert reviews | 174 user reviews

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Kingston HyperX

If there’s one set of entry-level gaming headset you get, then the HyperX Cloud Core should be it, it really does fulfill being ‘budget’ and ‘quality’.

9 expert reviews | 658 user reviews