What are the best SSDs?

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    #1Samsung T5 Portable SSD 500GB

    Samsung T5 Portable SSD 500GB

    Samsung T5 Portable SSD 500GB features USB Type C to C and USB Type C to A cables for file transfer. This SSD also has optional drive encryption and AES 256-bit hardware encryption.

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    Melissa Bryant
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "This is great for anyone on the go. Its super sturdy and portable. This is great when you have multiple devices and need to transfer fast. "
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    #2Samsung 860 EVO 2TB M2 SSD

    Samsung 860 EVO 2TB M2 SSD

    Samsung 860 EVO 2TB M.2 SATA SSD is powered by Samsung V-NAND Technology. Reading speed up to 550MB/s and writing speed up to 520MB/s. Compatible with Windows 7 and 8., Mac OS, and Linux.

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    Julie Wells
    Written on April 5, 2018
    "This SSD was a great addition to my PC build--I know I can also count on Samsung for great hardware. The Samsung 860 EVO is fast no matter what I'm working on; even gaming is smooth and without lag. Videos render beautifully! It has performed super reliably in all my tests and uses, plus installation was a breeze."
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    #3Samsung 860 EVO 2TB SSD

    Samsung 860 EVO 2TB SSD

    Samsung 860 EVO 2TB SSD SATA III is measured 2.5 inches and powered by Samsung V-NAND Technology. Compatible with Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Mac OS, and Linux.

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    Jean Gardner
    Written on March 29, 2018
    "There are brands out there more apt to creating SSDs, rather than Samsung. Yes, it works with a lot of platforms but try to find a different company for more bang for your buck. "
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    #4Samsung 860 EVO 1TB SSD

    Samsung 860 EVO 1TB SSD

    Samsung 860 EVO 1TB SSD SATA III is measured 2.5 inches and powered by Samsung V-NAND Technology. Reading speed up to 550MB/s and writing speed up to 520MB/s. Compatible with Windows 7 and 8., Mac OS, and Linux.

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    Daniel Fuller
    Written on April 16, 2018
    "Samsung produces some of the best SSDs available on the market. I wouldn't recommend any other product over this one. It's fast, reliable, and has a whole terabyte of space."
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    #5Samsung 860 EVO 4TB SSD

    Samsung 860 EVO 4TB SSD

    Samsung 860 EVO 4TB SSD SATA III is measured 2.5 inches and powered by Samsung V-NAND Technology. Reading speed up to 550MB/s and writing speed up to 520MB/s. Compatible with Windows 7 and 8., Mac OS, and Linux.

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    Marie Williams
    Written on April 13, 2018
    "I loved this solution, I strongly believe that it is exactly what users are looking for."
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    #6Samsung 860 EVO 250GB SSD

    Samsung 860 EVO 250GB SSD

    Samsung 860 EVO 250GB 2.5 Inch SATA III Internal SSD is measured 2.5 inches and powered by Samsung V-NAND Technology. Reading speed up to 550MB/s and writing speed up to 520MB/s. Compatible with Windows 7 and 8., Mac OS, and Linux.

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    Brian Myers
    Written on April 11, 2018
    "If you need a good storage solution, the Samsung 860 EVO 250GB SSD might be a good choice for a solid state drive. With good read and write speeds, it'll be a good primary drive for your home or business PC."
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    #7SandDisk Ultra 3D SSD 500GB

    SandDisk Ultra 3D SSD 500GB

    SandDisk Ultra 3D features this 500-gigabyte solid-state drive (SSD) for personal computer fast boot-up, as this has the nCache 2.0 technology. Reading speed up to 560MB/s and writing speed up to 530MB/s.

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    Ankita Rodrigues
    Written on April 10, 2018
    "I was looking for an SSD for my boyfriend's birthday and I've always used Sandisk--their products are both affordable and aren't the worst quality in the world. My boyfriend was thrilled and his SSD works amazingly. I'd buy another in a heartbeat."
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    #8SandDisk Ultra 3D SSD 250GB

    SandDisk Ultra 3D SSD 250GB

    SandDisk Ultra 3D features this 250-gigabyte solid-state drive (SSD) for personal computer fast boot-up, as this has the nCache 2.0 technology. Reading speed up to 550MB/s and writing speed up to 525MB/s.

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    Deborah Hughes
    Written on April 3, 2018
    "This is a pretty good SSD. I would be more interested in larger capacity ones."
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    #9WD Blue WD10EZEX Hard Disk

    WD Blue WD10EZEX Hard Disk

    The WD Blue internal hard disk features the Intelliseek technology, that calculates optimum seek speeds to lower power consumptions and data lifeguard to monitor your drive to stay in the best possible health. 

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    Emily Brooks
    Written on March 30, 2018
    "WD Blue WD10EZEX Hard Disk is the best SSD I've ever had, it is fast, quiet, and extremely functional. Installing it was easy and I feel secure knowing I've got such a great drive to rely on now. "
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    #10Samsung 960 PRO Series

    Samsung 960 PRO Series

    The Samsung 960 Pro Series is an internal solid-state drive manufactured by Samsung. It is equipped with a 1TB internal hard drive and weighs 1.92 ounces. It is powered by Samsung's V-NAND technology and is optimized for gaming.

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    Hu Li
    Written on May 4, 2018
    "It is very light. A good quality laptop. It has plenty of space and is fantastic for gamers. Samsung has some great quality laptops, who knew!"
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    #11Samsung 860 EVO 500GB SSD

    Samsung 860 EVO 500GB SSD

    Samsung 860 EVO 500GB SSDis measured 2.5 inches and powered by Samsung V-NAND Technology. Reading speed up to 550MB/s and writing speed up to 520MB/s. Compatible with Windows 7 and 8., Mac OS, and Linux.

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    Virginia Perry
    Written on April 6, 2018
    "Samsung is the best SSD currently available. It measures only 2.5 inches and is powered by Samsung V-NAND Technology. The reading speed can go up to 550 MB/s and writing speed is 520 MB/s. It's compatible with most versions of Windows, Mac, and Linux."
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    #12Glyph Atom RAID

    Glyph Atom RAID
    The Atom RAID SSD Solid State Drive from Glyph is a revolutionary new design. A solid, one piece, aluminum enclosure housing two SSD drives in a Raid 0 configuration allowing for lightning fast speeds of up to 770 MB/s. Compatible with Thunderbolt 3 and USB 3.0, it's Glyphs fastest and most versatile drive yet.


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    Rebecca Russell
    Written on April 16, 2018
    "The Atom RAID SSD Solid State Drive from Glyph is a very useful and easy to use device. It configured pretty fast after I installed it. Although the price is a bit high, I would say the quality is excellent. It has a great design and works really fast when doing small files."
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    #13PNY CS900 240GB

    PNY CS900 240GB

    PNY CS900 240GB is a highly durable SSD that provides an excellent performance for your computer or laptop. It also offers ultra-low power consumption.

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    Carl Harvey
    Written on April 9, 2018
    "My hard drive died and I decided to replace it with an SSD. I wasn’t sure if I was going to like it or if it would work at all, so I bought the PNY CS900 240GB because the price was incredibly right. And it works like a dream. It brought new life to my laptop. More than worth it!"
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    #14SanDisk Extreme 500

    SanDisk Extreme 500
    SanDisk Extreme 500 is a portable SSD that comes in half the size of your phone. It provides a fast, responsive and reliable performance. And it is made from durable materials to ensure it won't break easily.
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    Marilyn Perry
    Written on April 8, 2018
    "In terms of SSDs, this is a pretty good one. It is somewhat highly-rated, and I haven't had any issues with it so far. I always wish these could hold more, but I love how small and sleek it is. Overall, great result."
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    #15WD Blue 3D NAND 1TB

    WD Blue 3D NAND 1TB

    WD Blue 3D NAND 1TB is an SSD that is compatible with most of the desktop computers and laptops. It provides a maximum performance for your computer such as maintaining its speed.

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    Martha Hunter
    Written on April 7, 2018
    "This is the best SSD that I have bought! It's lightning fast and very easy to install onto my 2011 MacBook Pro. "

Summary

Best What are the best SSDs
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Samsung T5 Portable SSD 500GBElectronics 20 Paid
2Samsung 860 EVO 2TB M2 SSDElectronics 18 Paid
3Samsung 860 EVO 2TB SSDElectronics 16 Paid
4Samsung 860 EVO 1TB SSDElectronics 13 Paid
5Samsung 860 EVO 4TB SSDElectronics 11 Paid
6Samsung 860 EVO 250GB SSDElectronics 9 Paid
7SandDisk Ultra 3D SSD 500GBElectronics 8 Paid
8SandDisk Ultra 3D SSD 250GBElectronics 7 Paid
9WD Blue WD10EZEX Hard DiskElectronics 5 Paid
10Samsung 960 PRO SeriesElectronics 4 Paid
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