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Best SSDs of 2016

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    CNET's Rating

    • 8 Design
    • 8 Features
    • 8 Performance
    • 9 Support
    Toshiba OCZ VX500 SSD

    The Toshiba OCZ VX500 SSD is an excellent performance SSD for those with a deep pocket.

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  • Crucial MX300 SSD

    If you're looking to upgrade your computer's hard drive, the new Crucial MX300 is a speedy and affordable choice.

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    $119.00 at mwave See all prices

    CNET's Rating

    • 8 Design
    • 8 Features
    • 8 Performance
    • Support
  • $119.00 at Scorptec Computers See all prices

    CNET's Rating

    • 8 Setup
    • 9 Features
    • 9 Performance
    • 10 Support
    Samsung SSD 850 Pro

    The Samsung SSD 850 Pro is one of the best standard consumer-grade solid-state drives on the market, but there are cheaper alternatives with similar performance.

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  • Samsung SSD 850 Evo

    The Samsung 850 Evo has the best combination of performance, cost and capacity, making it the ideal drive for any home user.

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    $239.00 at Landmark Computers See all prices

    CNET's Rating

    • 8 Setup
    • 9 Features
    • 9 Performance
    • 9 Support
  • $150.98 at mwave See all prices

    CNET's Rating

    • 8 Setup
    • 8 Features
    • 8 Performance
    • 6 Support
    Transcend SSD370S

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

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  • 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.

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    $181.99 at mwave See all prices

    CNET's Rating

    • 8 Setup
    • 8 Features
    • 9.5 Performance
    • 10 Support
  • $147.98 at mwave See all prices

    CNET's Rating

    • 8 Setup
    • 9 Features
    • 8 Performance
    • 7 Support
    Crucial MX200

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

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  • 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.

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    CNET's Rating

    • 8 Setup
    • 8 Features
    • 9 Performance
    • 10 Support
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    CNET's Rating

    • 9 Setup
    • 8 Features
    • 8 Performance
    • 9 Support
    WD Black 2 Dual Drive

    Best of both SSD and HDD worlds

    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.

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