Editors Liked

  • Fast performance
  • Sleek, solid, and efficient build
  • Drive endurance is rated at a 150% improvement
  • IOPS performance is strong
  • Includes a desktop adapter bracket as well as hard-drive-cloning software
  • Five-year warranty
  • Now supports hardware encryption

Editors Didn't Like

  • Trailed the Samsung 840 in most tests
  • Will be priced at the higher end of the scale
  • Doesn't outdo its predecessor in most categories, including capacities, pricing, and performance
  • Nothing new compared with other SSDs
  • Could perform better in smaller random transfer workloads