Editors Liked

  • Very fast when writing large files and reading small ones
  • Good all-around performance for the price
  • 7mm profile will fit in many thin laptops and ultrabooks
  • Available in 64GB, 128GB and 256GB capacities
  • Marvell 88SS9175 controller
  • Features nCache Technology
  • Performs equally well with compressible and incompressible data
  • SATA 6Gb/s interface
  • 128MB DRAM Cache
  • Great-looking
  • Comparatively affordable

Editors Didn't Like

  • No bundled software
  • Warranty is shorter than pricier drives
  • Capacity tops out at 256GB
  • Mediocre random write performance
  • Drive doesn't come with desktop accessories
  • Isn't always as fast as competing SSDs