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Which SSD for OS drive?

Discussion in 'Storage Drives' started by Casterina, Nov 20, 2018.

  1. Casterina

    Hitman

    Joined: Nov 17, 2011

    Posts: 840

    I'm looking to get a SSD for my media PC during the Black Friday sale but out of these drives, which one would you go for in terms of reliability and has better NAND/controller?
    • Crucial MX500
    • SanDisk SSD Plus
    • Kingston A400
    • Adata Ultimate SU650
    • Integral P Series 5
     
  2. Lither

    Gangster

    Joined: Apr 6, 2015

    Posts: 170

    Location: UK

    The SanDisk, Kingston, Adata and Integral are DRAM-less SSDs so I would avoid for reliability. Best to go for the MX500 as it is on par with Samsung Evo.
     
  3. ExoMale

    Mobster

    Joined: Jan 9, 2016

    Posts: 3,085

    Location: Gloucestershire

    depends on the price, i have found my WD green drive to be spot on and mech wise ive found WD green and blue drives spot on and ive got my eyes on a WD black nvme m.2 drive which should be spot on(never tried red or black range), they are a good brand to consider otherwise the samsung evo's
     
  4. pp111

    Associate

    Joined: Oct 22, 2018

    Posts: 55

    Without a doubt the MX500.