The Best SSD and PC Storage 2020: Solid State, HDD, External & NAS

The Best SSD and PC Storage 2020: Solid State, HDD, External & NAS 1

The WD Black SN750 is as good as it gets for a top performing drive that won’t break the bank. While it’s been Samsung commanding our top SSD lists in recent years, competition from the likes of WD, HP, Corsair and a few others has been felt for some time, bringing not just better value (much better value as of late) but comparable performance and excellent reliability.

The Black SN750 is available in 250GB, 500GB, 1TB, and 2TB variants. Pricing ranges from $55 for the 250GB version up to $370 for the 2TB variant. The most popular 1TB version is available for $150 which is considerably less than Samsung’s competing drive at that same capacity ($225).

The SN750 SSD uses the same controller, NAND, and hardware design from previous WD Black solid drives, this is a positive because those drives have a solid track record, but with newer firmware WD has pushed performance further showing fast sequential transfers and good latency. New in this latest iteration is the option of a heatsink, showing this drive is intended for enthusiasts who are worried about cooling and throttling, even if the drive behaves just fine without it.

When we said SSDs are now a commodity, we were not only referring to affordable mainstream models, but even top tier NVMe are hard to differentiate. Along with the WD Black SN750, you can find good deals on the Corsair Force MP510 and the PCIe 3.0 Sabrent Rocket is also fantastic for the price. Even previous-gen models, like the 970 Evo (non-plus), WD Black NVMe and HP EX920 are good buys if you get them at a discount since performance difference is marginal.

SATA option for upgrading older PCs and laptops

The always wallet-friendly Crucial MX500 is a proven affordable option if you want to upgrade an older PC that only supports the SATA interface. This group of consumer-grade SSDs are great option for all kinds of uses, laptop upgrades, builders, and at this point even storage capacity upgrades.

The best performing SATA drives have already squeezed most they could from the interface a few years ago, so the speed differences here are negligible between the best models, if perhaps more consistent than they were before. Currently you can buy a 1TB MX500 drive for as little as $115, or half a terabyte for $70.

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