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Best SSD

Updated April 11, 2014 12:34 PM PDT

Internal drives are those used inside a computer to host its operating system, programs, and data. They generally are either regular hard drives or solid-state drives. Every personal computer needs at least one internal drive to work, and the performance of this drive plays an important role in the system's overall performance. Here's a list of the current top internal drives that will make the best upgrade for your computer, be it Mac or Windows.

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Samsung 840 Evo

If you're looking for a fast SSD that offers top capacity at low cost, look no further than the Samsung 840 Evo.

4 stars Excellent Finally, an SSD that has almost everything

Plextor M5 Pro Xtreme

If you're on a market for a high-end solid-state drive for your computer, be it a PC or a Mac, look no further than the Plextor M5 Pro Xtreme.

Price: $355.99 - $467.71 Check prices

4 stars Excellent

OCZ Vector SSD

The OCZ Vector Series SSD would make a great investment for those moving on from using a hard drive as the main drive of their system.

Price: $621.53 - $659.74 Check prices

4 stars Excellent

Corsair Neutron GTX SSD

The Corsair Neutron GTX is one of the best solid-state drives on the market, especially for those who want top performance from their ultrathin portable computer.

Price: $403.93 - $618.69 Check prices

4 stars Excellent

WD Black 2 Dual Drive

Fast, user-friendly, and affordable, the WD Black 2 Dual Drive is an easy recommendation as a replacement drive for any standard laptop or desktop computer.

Price: $189.99 - $382.95 Check prices

4 stars Excellent

Seagate 600 SSD (5mm)

The Seagate 600 is an impressive first SSD outing from Seagate that offers basically all you want in a solid-state drive.

Price: $251.17 - $251.17 Check prices

4 stars Excellent

WD VelociRaptor WD1000DHTZ (1TB, SATA-600)

WD VelociRaptor WD1000DHTZ makes an excellent storage solution for housing a large amount of data that's frequently accessed and manipulated.

Price: $196.50 - $4,358.08 Check prices

4 stars Excellent

Samsung 840 Pro SSD

The Samsung 840 Pro lives up to its name: it's a top-notch solid-state drive for professionals with a price to match.

4 stars Excellent
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