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- Model: SSD7CS1311-240-RB
- SKU: 4825701
Fast !...Love it...My programs load so much faster....For the migration that I intended to do from an existing 2.5" magnetic/mechanical (spinning) hard disk drive to this SSD, the most important thing that was lacking was the ability to create a boot disk in order to do a clean image outside of the OS, and then be able to boot to a an interface that would allow me to deploy that image on to the new SSD once I had installed it.Experience speeds up to 24 times faster than an HDD with this PNY 240BG SSD. It also operates at a lower temperature than a standard hard drive, providing even more performance improvements. Enjoy the drive's quiet operation, and save money on utility bills with this energy-efficient SSD. The PNY 240GB SSD is covered by a three-year warranty.
- Model: SSD7CS1311-480-RB
- SKU: 4825401
Fast !...Love it...Boot up SO fast....I immediately swapped my hard drive out of my laptop the day I bought it, set the SSD up which was easy, installed my OS and I was amazed at how much faster my laptop ran.Handle more data than ever before with this PNY 480GB solid-state hard drive. Fast operation is assured thanks to the SATA III connection that delivers at data up to 6 Gbps, and a lack of moving parts means reliability is exceptional. Reduce energy use and enjoy quieter operation with this PNY 480GB solid-state hard drive.
- Model: SSD7CS1311-120-RB
- SKU: 4825603
Love it...It's ok...Dramatic boot time reduction and drive reading....I have had ZERO issues with this drive, it performs very well, has had the Operating system re-installed several times and is now acting as my boot drive as well as the home for macOS High Sierra for my hackintosh.Upgrade your PC or Mac computer with this PNY 2.5-inch SATA III SSD. With its high-speed performance, this 120GB solid state drive delivers fast boot-up times and enhanced responsiveness to your device. Built-in flash memory helps to conserve power, making this PNY 2.5-inch SATA III SSD a smart addition to your laptop for extended battery life.
- Model: MZ-76E500B/AM
- SKU: 6178650
Love it...Nice SSD...pretty sweet if you like fast boot times....I know I am a little late joining the SSD party, but had I known it was going to make my machine so much better, I would have gotten on board a long time ago.Expand computer storage capacity with this Samsung EVO hard drive. Its solid-state architecture ensures fast startup times, and the 500GB provides plenty of space for photos, documents and music. This Samsung EVO hard drive has a read speed of up to 550MB/sec. and 520MB/sec. write for fast access to files and rapid data transfers.
- Model: SDSSDH3-512G-G25
- SKU: 5969506
Dead on...Fast SSD...So far, so good, boot lightning fast....I purchased this SanDisk - Ultra 512GB Internal SATA Solid State Drive and I can't believe the boot speed and overall speed of the computer.Store files safely on this 512GB SanDisk solid-state drive. It has write speeds of up to 530MB/sec. for quick data transfers, and its SSD dashboard helps you optimize the disk's performance. This SanDisk solid-state drive is constructed with no moving parts to protect it against damage from shock and vibrations.
- Model: WDBH2D0010HNC-NRSN
- SKU: 9312067
good hd...Good Cd...1TB capacity works great, good boot up speed....One of the nice things I like is that the drives comes with access to cloning software, you can clone your boot drive to the new drive or your extended drive, install it and never worry about losing data.This WD Mainstream internal Serial ATA hard drive is designed for use with desktops and features data transfer rates up to 6 Gbps for fast performance. The 1TB capacity offers ample space for storing music, movies and more.
- Model: SSD7CS900-120-RB
- SKU: 5900260
good hd...Love it...Booting into Windows was a lot quicker as well as overall use....So I have been putting SSDs in computers for about 5 years, and I started with the CS1311 Series by PNY, and they are considerably superior to this series, I would say they are 150% faster than the CS900 series reviewed here.Count on high-speed storage performance with this 120GB PNY solid-state drive. Its 515MB/sec. read and 490MB/sec. write speeds let you multitask efficiently, and it's up to 30x more robust than hard drives, ensuring durability and data protection. This 2.5-inch SATA III PNY solid-state drive comes with Acronis True Image 2017 data migration software for seamless storage management.
- Model: MZ-V6E250BW
- SKU: 5669909
Love it...So fast...Super fast and now my laptop boots like an ipad!!!...I decided to splurge for a fancy new NVME drive on my new workstation build (Mini-ITX case), and I have to say, Samsung makes SSDs like no one else.Upgrade your data storage with this 250GB Samsung EVO solid-state drive. Its NVMe interface and Polaris controller produce read speeds up to 3200MB/sec. and write speeds up to 1500 MB/sec., and its TurboWrite feature increases those speeds even more. This Samsung EVO solid-state drive has a dynamic thermal guard to prevent overheating.
- Model: SSD7CS900-240-RB
- SKU: 5900261
So fast...nice ssd...Boots completely in less than 5 seconds!!!...Works well as a boot drive holds all the programs I need it to with about half the storage capacity left over.Store your files safely on this 240GB PNY solid-state drive. It achieves write speeds of 500MB/sec. and read speeds of 535MB/sec., providing transfer rates faster than traditional hard drives, and its Acronis Migration software clones your files and operating system. The lack of moving parts on this PNY solid-state drive reduces its chance of failure.
- Model: MZ-76E250B/AM
- SKU: 6178653
Love it...Best SSD...Boots and loads up my pc fast....This made the process of making the SSD my boot drive a lot less painful and also helps me keep tabs on if I need to update any drivers.Boost computer performance with this Samsung EVO series solid-state drive. Its maximum read and write speeds of 550MB/s and 520MB/s let you speed through data transfers, and the 250GB of storage space leaves room for plenty of files. This Samsung EVO series solid-state drive is compatible with a number of SATA configurations for flexible use.
- Model: WDBNCE5000PNC-WRSN
- SKU: 6025802
Fast SSD...Good SSD...Cut boot time by almost 80%....It may not be the fastest drive with the latest technology (e.g. it isn't a 3D NAND), but I believe the WD Blue SSD fits the bill for the everyday laptop user, and most of us will not notice differences of nano-seconds in boot times.Increase the storage in high-performance computers with this Western Digital Blue internal SSD. The 500GB drive holds videos, photos and documents, and its read speeds of up to 545MB/sec. and write speeds of up to 525MB/sec. provide reliable access. This Western Digital Blue internal SSD includes the WD SSD Dashboard to keep track of the drive's status.
- Model: SDSSDH3-1T02-G25
- SKU: 5969508
Love it...so fast!...FAST start ups and look ups...When the hard drive failed on my laptop I replaced it with a 1TB SSD and am I ever glad I did.Boost your computer's performance with this 1024GB SanDisk solid-state drive. Its read speeds of up to 560MB/sec. provide a fast bootup, and its 3D NAND technology lowers power consumption to extend the battery life of your laptop. This SanDisk solid-state drive has a dashboard to let you monitor its status and performance.
- Model: MZ-76E1T0B/AM
- SKU: 6178649
Best SSD...Good SSD...Loads up fast...When buying a new DELL Laptop recently I bumped the memory up to 32GB, added a M.2 SSD boot/program drive and replaced the internal mechanical drive with a large SSD, all from Samsung, the best in the memory chip business.Upgrade a compatible computer with this Samsung 860 Evo series solid-state drive. Its 1TB of memory provides plenty of room for game downloads, work archives or media files, and the maximum 550MB/s read and 520MB/s write speeds support quick data transfers. This Samsung 860 Evo series solid-state drive is compatible with SATA 6 Gb/s, 3 Gb/s and 1.5 Gb/s interfaces.
- Model: WDBMYH0010BNC-NRSN
- SKU: 9314126
WD Fan...So Glad...The re-start was a piece of cake and took less than 3 minutes....Seagate, WD or Toshiba I already had Seagate and by all means I think they are good but I believe WD has the edge or at least that has been my experience and Toshiba I really wasn't interested.Store your important files on this WD Mainstream internal Serial ATA hard drive, which is designed for laptops and features an expansive 1TB capacity to house your media. Low power consumption helps ensure quiet, cool operation.
- Model: SSD7CS1311-960-RB
- SKU: 5099903
Nice SSD...Good SSD...Speed up processing time....RI got from the box the SSD had no issues and has since been amazing, I went from a 2 minute boot up to a 10 seconds.Get even more from your computer with this PNY 960GB solid-state hard drive. No moving parts and a powerful SATA III interface ensure this hard drive is extremely fast and reliable, and the massive capacity lets you store plenty of files. This PNY 960GB solid-state hard drive is efficient and generates virtually no noise.