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The Addlink S91 is another good option for embedded devices. It performs well enough and is efficient, all while letting you add up to 2TB of internal storage to your Steam Deck or ROG Ally.
The Corsair MP600 Mini is a good choice if you want 1TB of fast, efficient storage for your Steam Deck or ROG Ally. It uses TLC and is priced right.
The Sabrent Rocket Q4 2230 is a QLC-based M.2 2230 SSD designed to offer the maximum amount of storage for embedded devices like the Steam Deck and ASUS ROG Ally.
The Inland TN446 M.2 2230 SSD supersedes the TN436, creating more competition in the embedded space.
The Netac NV7000 faces fierce competition in the current market, but it could be an okay choice for a PlayStation 5 SSD if it goes on sale.
The Seagate FireCuda 540 is another PCIe 5.0 SSD clawing its way into the space, setting itself apart with an excellent warranty and a focus on reliability. It’s fast, but inefficient and expensive.
The Corsair MP700 is one of the first PCIe 5.0 NVMe SSDs available on the market. Performance is good and there are no real drawbacks, but it is an early adopter product.
The Inland TD510 is the first accessible baseline PCIe 5.0 NVMe SSD, and it’s been priced aggressively. This makes it the first chance at getting this type of bandwidth for your desktop.
The Corsair MP600 Core XT is a mid-range PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD with the advantages and drawbacks of QLC. It brings capacity at a lower cost but is limited in performance and TBW.
The Addlink S90 Lite is a mediocre budget PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD that’s best bought at 2TB with current pricing. It’s generic on the whole, aside from having weak sustained performance.
The Corsair MP600 Pro LPX is an undistinguished high-end PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD that would work fine in a PlayStation 5 but falls behind its peers in most respects. Get it on sale, if possible.