The devices on this page represent the best among their respective categories.
All things considered, the OCZ ARC 100 series is an excellent upgrade to a sluggish computer, thanks to good performance and affordable pricing.
Solid-state drive storage on the cheap. Micron's new SSD makes 256GB downright affordable.
With very good performance and even better pricing, the SanDisk Extreme makes a great replacement drive for a standard laptop or desktop computer.
If priced a little lower, the Intel 520 Series SSD would be an ideal investment for those who want to greatly improve their computer's overall performance. For now, it's still an excellent drive.
The Patriot Memory Pyro is a decent SSD among its peers and will improve your computer's performance significantly when used as a replacement hard drive.
Offering fast SATA 3 performance and compatibility, the Mercury Extreme Pro 6G SSD makes a very good replacement hard drive for any computer, especially one that has built-in support for SATA 6Gbps.
Samsung announces its latest entry-level solid-state drive, the Samsung SSD 840 Evo, which offers up to 1TB of storage space.
With excellent performance, the OCZ Vertex 3 SSD makes an ideal internal storage drive for laptops and desktop computers, especially those that support the 6Gbps SATA standard. Its hefty price tag will make most consumers think twice, however.
The new solid-state drives use PCI-Express (PCIe) connections to deliver speeds more than 2.5 times faster than those of SATA-based SSDs.
An earlier version of this story had the incorrect price for the 1TB Fusion drive. It costs an extra $250. Also, it misstated the size of the regular serial ATA hard drive on the iMacs. The hard drive is 1TB.