Based on our extensive lab tests, we recommend the best SSDs for every need and budget.
Adata’s XPG Gammix S50 Lite leverages an affordable PCIe Gen4 NVMe SSD controller that enables PCIe Gen3-beating performance and high endurance ratings.
Icy Dock’s ToughArmor MB840M2P-B incorporates fast hot-swap capability with a secure, tool-less M.2 drive installation.
Built for gamers and enthusiasts, WD’s Black AN1500 offers responsive PCIe Gen4-like performance on Gen3 platforms, with tasteful RGB lighting effects.
Corsair’s Force MP400 offers up high-performance, large capacity, and blacked-out looks, but lackluster endurance.
Update With SK hynix’s latest 128L 4D NAND TLC flash, the Gold P31delivers strong performance at a low price.
SanDisk’s Extreme Pro combines a robust and secure design with high-speed 20 Gbps performance capability for when you’re on the move.
Update Boasting Crucial’s first consumer NVMe SSD controller and Micron’s 96L TLC NAND flash, Crucial’s P5 is the company’s fastest and most innovative SSD to date.
UPDATE Powered by new hardware and packing capacities up to 8TB, the second-gen QLC Samsung 870 QVO SATA SSD aims to be a top storage pick for your PC.
Team Group’s T-Force Cardea Ceramic C440 is a high-end PCIe 4.0 x4 NVMe SSD that leverages Ceramic Technology to keep cool, even under the heaviest of workloads.
Powered by a new 8nm NVMe SSD controller and the company’s V6 V-NAND, Samsung’s 980 Pro is purpose-built for the prosumer.
Adata’s DRAMless Swordfish combines a low cost per gigabyte with solid performance and hardware encryption.
Though costly at the highest capacities, Sabrent’s Rocket XTRM-Q offers up high performance over both USB 3.2 Gen 2 and Thunderbolt 3.
UPDATE Packing the latest BiCS4 96L TLC, WD’s Blue SN550 is a DRAMless NVMe SSD that is capable of delivering speeds of up to 2.4 GBps.
Samsung’s Portable SSD T7 lacks touch-based security but provides a much better value proposition than its more expensive counterpart. Plus, it comes in three different color options.
Team Group T-Force Cardea Zero Z340 touts Phison’s new E12S and Micron’s 96L TLC to deliver impressive performance and endurance. Plus, a graphene and copper heat spreader keeps it cool.
Seagate’s FireCuda is built on a proven and reliable architecture that offers up both fast performance and high-endurance.
Kingston’s KC2500 boasts responsive performance, high reliability, and secure XTS-AES 256-bit encryption for professional use.
Adata’s Falcon brings DRAMless performance to new heights with peak speeds of up to 3.2/1.5GBps read/write, plus it has flashy looks and competitive pricing to go along with it.
Crucial’s P2 is a power efficient entry-level NVMe SSD that offers up multi-gigabyte performance at a low price point.