Best SSDs of 2016


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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Transcend SSD370S

The Transcend SSD370S is an affordable and satisfying upgrade for any computers that still run on a hard drive.

Price: £131.28 - £140.62 Check prices

4 stars Excellent

SanDisk Extreme Pro SSD

Power users and gamers should look no further than the SanDisk Extreme Pro to get the best performance out of their home computer.

Price: £79.99 - £85.62 Check prices

4.5 stars Outstanding Top performance backed by longest warranty

Crucial MX200

For heavy storage users who also need a high level of data safety, the Crucial MX200 is an excellent buy.

Price: £229.00 - £250.79 Check prices

4 stars Excellent

Fast SSD doesn't have to be expensive

Samsung 840 Evo

The Samsung 840 Evo offers great performance, top capacity, and a helpful software bundle, and doesn't dig a hole in your wallet. What else can you ask for in a solid-state drive?

4 stars Excellent Finally, an SSD that has almost everything

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

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.

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.

4 stars Excellent

Best of both SSD and HDD worlds

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: £300.43 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.

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.

4 stars Excellent
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