The Great High-end SSD Shootout

The Great High-end SSD Shootout

SSDs are the latest must-have components for users who are serious about performance. And with prices hitting record lows, there's no better to snap one up than now. To help you pick the right one, we tested 10 of the most popular SSDs from the biggest names around.

SanDisk ReadyCache SSD - Your Hard Disk's Little Helper

SanDisk ReadyCache SSD - Your Hard Disk's Little Helper

8.5

The SanDisk ReadyCache SSD claims to improve boot up and application response times by 4 and 12 times respectively. We put it through a comprehensive test to see if it can really boost your system's overall performance.

OCZ Vector SSD (256GB) - A Challenger to Marvell & SandForce

OCZ Vector SSD (256GB) - A Challenger to Marvell & SandForce

8.0

The OCZ Vector is the company's newest flagship SSD and features a completely new and in-house developed controller, the Indilinx Barefoot 3, and firmware. We test it to see if it challenges the current crop of high-end Marvell and SandForce drives.

Transcend SSD320 (256GB) - A Mainstream SandForce Drive

Transcend SSD320 (256GB) - A Mainstream SandForce Drive

5.0

The Transcend SSD320 Series is the company's mainstream SSD lineup. Featuring the tried-and-test SandForce controller but slower asynchronous NAND memory, we take it for a spin to see how it performs.

SITEX 2012 - Cameras, Printers, Monitors & Storage Buying Guide

SITEX 2012 - Cameras, Printers, Monitors & Storage Buying Guide

Shoot it, view it, print it, keep it. We've got everything to cover your cameras, monitors, printers and storage deals this SITEX 2012, just in time for a Christmas (and year-end bonus) treat...join us after the jump!

OCZ Agility 4 (256GB) - Indilinx Goes Mainstream

OCZ Agility 4 (256GB) - Indilinx Goes Mainstream

7.0

After having refreshed their high-end Vertex line-up, OCZ has also renewed their mainstream with the Agility 4 series of SSDs. Like the Vertex, the new Agility drives are equipped with OCZ’s new Indilinx Everest 2 controller and are targeted at more budget-conscious users.

Intel SSD 335 Series (240GB) - A 20nm Refresh

Intel SSD 335 Series (240GB) - A 20nm Refresh

7.5

Intel has just refreshed their mainstream SSD offerings with their new SSD 335 Series. The new drive boasts incremental improvements, but will it be priced to attract mainstream users? Find out if the drive's performance and price point are attractive enough to consider in your next rig.

Plextor M5 Pro SSD (256GB) - Marvelous Marvell?

Plextor M5 Pro SSD (256GB) - Marvelous Marvell?

7.5

The Plextor M5 Pro is the company's latest high-end consumer-grade SSD and it utilizes the new Marvell third-generation 88SS9187 controller. We test it to see if it is a viable alternative to the current bumper crop of SandForce drivers.

SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 64GB - Speedy Storage in Your Pocket

SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 64GB - Speedy Storage in Your Pocket

Backed by a limited lifetime warranty, the speedy SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 64GB flash drive boasts file transfer rates of up to 190MB/s, and includes the SanDisk SecureAccess software to safeguard your data. Pegged at a steep S$140, we find out if it's worth your bucks.

Comex 2012 - Cameras, Printers, Monitors & Storage Buying Guide

Comex 2012 - Cameras, Printers, Monitors & Storage Buying Guide

Shoot it, view it, print it, keep it. We've got everything to cover your cameras, monitors, printers and storage deals this Comex 2012...right after this jump!

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