Top 8 Best SSDs

Update - 2018.08.03

Top 8 Best SSDs – Internal Solid State Drives (SSD) are growing at an accelerated rate and according to some, they might soon become just a bit too fast but there are an advantage to this not so new technology. Up until a few years ago, consumers only had the option to get mechanical drives which were so slow that the CPU had to wait a lot for data to be read. Solid State Drives or SSDs point that up until they were introduced, consumers couldn’t benefit fully from fast CPUs. Today, the market is at a point in which the option of SSDs is significantly more vast than the currently available mechanical drives. Today we’re here with a list of 8 Best SSDs. So check out our list below and leave comments if you like it!

Best SSDs – List

1. Intel 530 Series

Intel 530 Series

Intel 530 Series Solid State Drive 120GB

Intel 530 Series Solid State Drive 240GB

Intel 530 Series Solid State Drive 480GB

The Intel 530 Series has been around for some time and managed to remain relevant due to its high speeds and constant price cuts. The model offers read speeds of up to 540 MB/s while write speeds are limited to 490 MB/s. Like with most other Intel solid-state drives, it comes with a 5-year warranty but the most important features are its thin form portion as it has a height of just 7 millimeters.

2. Kingston Digital SSDNow V300 Series

Kingston Digital SSDNow V300 Series

Kingston Digital 60GB SSD  

 Kingston Digital 120GB SSD  

  Kingston Digital 240GB SSD  

Kingston Digital 480GB SSD

This SSD has ruled the scene as the most dependable budget solution for the ones that are looking for an upgrade for their conventional mechanical drive. Their performance is mediocre, but it’s more than enough to speed up the system. According to the manufacturer’s spec, the V300 series offers to write and read speeds of up to 450 MB/seconds running on the Sandforce controller and NAND flash memory chips.

3. Samsung 850 Pro Series

Samsung 850 Pro Series

 Samsung 850 Pro 128GB

  Samsung 850 Pro 250GB

   Samsung 850 Pro 256GB

   Samsung 850 Pro 512GB

Samsung 850 Pro 1TB

Samsung’s 850 PRO series is their first trial to produce 3D V-NAND flash memory chips to the market and, for the most part, it controls to beat all other 3D V-NAND drives. This SSDs still have a height of just 7 mm and retained a 2.5-inch form factor. Compared with the previous period the introduction of 3D NAND chips turns into better power control which means less battery drain from laptops and ultra-books.

4. Samsung 850 EVO Series

Samsung 850 EVO Series

Samsung 850 EVO 120GB

Samsung 850 EVO 250GB

Samsung 850 EVO 500GB

Samsung 850 EVO 1TB

This series from Samsung is part of their partisan lineup of goods that gives their latest technology in flash storage. It uses 3D V-NAND that is a technology in its early state that supports larger capacity Solid State Drives. For their lineup, Samsung introduces models with capacities of 120, 240,500, 1TB and respectively 2TB.

5. Samsung 840 EVO Series

Samsung 840 EVO Series

Samsung 840 EVO Series 120GB

Samsung 840 EVO Series 500GB

This series was designed as a top performing lineup of SSDs. There are a little bit more pricey, but they come with some useful features. Write and read speeds are limited to 520 to 540 MB/s while operating warmth still keeps quite low. Samsung offers several options to choose from for the series.

6. Silicon Power S60 3K

Silicon Power S60 3K

Silicon Power 120GB S60 3K

Silicon Power 240GB S60 3K

Silicon Power 480GB S60 3K

Silicon Power struggles to make a name for itself by becoming a member of the sport a bit late. But, their SSDs series proved to be quite reliable and versatile. They offer a 120 GB, 240 GB, and 480 GB versions and come in a thin 2.5-inch form factor with a height of just 7 mm which means they’re usable for desktops, laptops, and ultrabooks. Read speed is limited to 550 MB/s while write speed goes up to 500 MB/s.

7. SanDisk Ultra II Series

SanDisk Ultra II Series

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This series follows the legacy left by the previous gen. It uses SanDisk’s own system controller which offers their SSDs shift rates of up to 550 MB/s for read and write speeds of up to 500 MB/seconds. As of late the manufacturers added a 960 GB variant for a total of 4 different options include a 120, 240 and 480 GB of storage.

8. Intel 730 SERIES

Intel 730 SERIES

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The Intel 730 Series might not have received the proper concentration it deserves. It uses the latest technology from Intel with their proper controller and quality 20nm MLC NAND chips. The SSDs in the series behave properly under tests obtaining read speeds of up to 500 MB/second and 470 MB/s as write speed. Different other SSDs Intel tossed in a whopping 5-year guarantee which is more than most other manufacturers offer.

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