Fastest Solid State Drives
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- Model: PSD1CS1050-240-RB
- SKU: 5594802
Nice SSD...Great item...Small, very fast, good price....I've been using this as a backup for my Mac and it does a good job, but it isn't as fast I imagined a SDD would be.Transfer large files with blazing fast speed with this PNY Prevail Elite solid-state drive. The expansive 240GB drive accesses programs quickly and efficiently, and the SSD comes with Acronis Data Backup Protection software for easy data backup. This PNY Prevail Elite solid-state drive is compatible with most Windows and Apple computers via a USB port.
WD - My Passport SSD 512GB External USB 3.1 Gen 2 Portable Solid State Drive with Hardware Encryption - Black
- Model: WDBKVX5120PSL-WESN
- SKU: 6253912
Neat New Tech...Great hard drive...Great value and fast SSD....I also purchased a 256GB SDD version also to use as a dedicated Disk Cache for Adobe After Effects.Ensure your files are protected on this Western Digital My Passport 512GB hard drive. Thanks to the USB Type-C port, it produces transfer speeds of up to 540MB/sec, letting you transfer entire movies in a few moments. Solid-state technology in this Western Digital My Passport 512GB hard drive ensures resistance to impacts and extreme heat and cold.
- Model: SDSSDEX2-960G-G25
- SKU: 5406000
Perfect SSD HD!...Super Fast External DriveGet ready for 4K with this SanDisk Extreme portable solid state drive. Able to transfer data at up to 850MB per second using a USB 3.1 interface, this solid state drive makes it easy to transfer high-resolution video securely. The large 960GB capacity of this SanDisk Extreme portable solid state drive means even the most demanding videographer has plenty of storage.
- Model: SSD7CS1311-240-RB
- SKU: 4825701
Fast !...Love it...the drive works excellent but had a little problem but Windows 10 would not show it anywhere except in the device manager I had to go into Computer Management to activate it so it was able to be used and seen as a drive in explorer...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...It is a VERY good Solid State Drive (as good as it can get on a sata2 motherboard) but soon I will put it into a PC with sata3 then we will see how it's full potential is!...My hard drive before the solid state would take forever to load windows, But with the solid State I bought , it only take 10 sec to load, love it , wish I would of bought one long time ago.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.
Microsoft - Surface Pro – 12.3” Touch-Screen – Intel Core i5 – 8GB Memory – 256GB Solid State Drive (Latest Model) - Silver
- Model: FJX-00001
- SKU: 5855921
Wow !...love it...I LOVE that I've all the power of a complete desktop OS in a tablet form factor with a real keyboard that feels good to type on, unlike the iPad Pro, for all my academic work, and that the applications I use aren't gimped the way a tablet's apps are....Due to have an Solid State Drive and the first Intel 5 Processor device with no fan, this ultrabook which can be a tablet or laptop has great battery life and a fairly fast processor.Better than ever, the new Surface Pro gives you a best-in-class laptop, plus the versatility of a studio and tablet. The stunning PixelSense™ Display supports Pen* and touch, while the refined design provides up to 13.5 hours of video playback — 50% more battery life than Surface Pro 4. A powerful Intel® Core™ processor runs full desktop software with ease, ensuring a smooth, productive workflow.
- Model: SSD7CS1311-120-RB
- SKU: 4825603
Love it...It's ok...Now for me, a 120gb SSD is more than enough for my needs since I'm not a serious gamer and I really just wanted to put my OS and most of the programs I use on a regular basis on it and maybe the occasional game or two that I may be playing at the moment....Bought to use as a boot drive on a aging laptop for a friend and this is by far the simplest way to make usability a better experience.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...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....I have quite a few, including the 860 EVO, older 840's and 850's that seem to last forever, as well as the newer NVMe 960 and 970 drives which are easily the fastest drives on the market.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...I purchased SanDisk - Ultra 512GB Internal SATA Solid State Drive for Laptops to speed up the Windows startup boot process and I am happy so far....I do not have a direct comparison to other SSD but I think this one is excellent and just as fast as any for the average user.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: SSD7CS900-120-RB
- SKU: 5900260
good hd...Love it...This is a fast, dependable SSD, that works right out of the box, great for speeding up a computer with a standard rotating drive, or as a fast backup drive....i was very sceptical about switching from a regular hard drive to a ssd for windows but after I got the machine to post you can really tell the difference in response time great productCount 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: SSD7CS900-240-RB
- SKU: 5900261
So fast...nice ssd...My 5 year old PC is now using a PNY - 240GB Internal SATA solid state drive as the boot drive instead of a hard disk drive....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: MU-PA500B
- SKU: 6026201
Love it...Nice SSD...It works very well, quite fast compared to a portable mechanical harddrive, I had to purchase it because I'm in a class that runs virtual machines off our portable drives, a harddrive took hours, this drive takes a minute or two instead....I researched the transfer rate of all usb solidstate drives and this one won every test I could find.Back up your system or move data between computers with this 500GB Samsung portable solid-state drive. Transfer speeds of up to 540MB/s let you save and share larger files easily, and the lightweight design fits into your pocket or bag. This durable USB 3.0 portable solid-state drive uses AES 256-bit encryption for reliable data security.
- Model: MZ-V6E250BW
- SKU: 5669909
Love it...So fast...Fastest hard drive I've ever installed, BIOS let me use it as a boot drive, SMOKING FAST BOOT UP !!!!!!!...works just as great as it said it would, just watch out to see if your motherboard is compatible with the drive otherwise it a waste of money.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: SDSSDH3-1T02-G25
- SKU: 5969508
Love it...so fast!...This ssd is fast, I got a 1TB version for my secondary data drive as well as a 1TB Samsung 860 evo for the OS drive in my custom pc, the 860 evo is a hair faster in benchmarks....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...So far 4 months in I like both but it really does seem the sandisk is a better deal as its within 95 to 99% of the samsungs performance in benchmarks and costs less, only question on the sandisk ssd would be long term reliability so I gave it a 4 star and this one 5 for that as samsung ssds have a slightly better reliability record....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.