Editors Liked

  • Silent operation
  • Really fast
  • Much more reasonably priced than SSD
  • Fast read speeds and very fast write speeds
  • Impressive capacity for such a speedy drive
  • 6Gb/s SATA
  • 10,000 RPM

Editors Didn't Like

  • SATA 3 speeds are barely faster than SATA 2
  • Sequential read speeds still almost half of SSD
  • Value proposition is not strong enough
  • Slower than some budget SSDs at booting Windows
  • Expensive compared with Seagate's Momentus XT hybrid hard drive