Editors Liked

  • Impressive 548/471 MBps read/write transfer speeds
  • Automatic AES data encryption
  • High IOPS performance
  • Easy firmware upgrades
  • Balances performance well regardless of data compression
  • Good sequential throughput
  • No compression related bottlenecks
  • 5 Year Warranty
  • Comes with a tray adapter so it can also fit in a 3.5-inch drive bay

Editors Didn't Like

  • Expensive
  • Above average SSD heat output
  • Sequential read & write speeds not as fast as SandForce driven SSDs
  • Inconsistent performances between workloads, activity types
  • No disk migration software included in the bundle
  • Struggles when working with misaligned I/O
  • Shipping firmware is very stable and compatible but lacks truly competitive performance
  • Isn't thin enough to be used in an ultrabook