Editors Liked

  • Controller, NAND and cache chip all designed and built by Samsung
  • Identical performance with compressible and incompressible data
  • Great software bundle
  • Only 7mm thin
  • Class leading IOPS Scaling and overall IOPS performance
  • Competitive cost/GB
  • Available in 64GB, 128GB, 256GB and 512GB capacities
  • Includes Norton Ghost software

Editors Didn't Like

  • Write speeds cannot compete with SandForce SF2200 based drives
  • Slower than other drives when doing random writes
  • Performance during intensive applications not the fastest available
  • Can't match SandForce for 4k random IOPS
  • Expensive
  • Requires padding or a laptop kit, which costs extra, to fit in most existing laptop computers