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2.5in drives Solid State Drive - SSD


Why choose an SSD?

A solid state drive, or SSD, is a flash based storage drive that is many times faster than a traditional hard drive. A traditional hard drive relies on an actuator arm to read data off of a spinning platter, which causes very high seek times. Data can also be spread out on different parts of the platter, or even on different platters altogether. An SSD gets around all this by storing data on memory modules, similar to the RAM in your computer. While the fastest hard drives can offer read speeds of around 70mb/s on average, an SSD is easily able to offer read speeds of up to 2500mb/s.

What should I use an SSD for?

SSD’s are the perfect choice for your operating system, games, and frequently used applications. Because of their smaller capacity and higher speeds compared to traditional hard drives, it’s important to prioritize your applications. For most people, this includes Windows, Microsoft Office, Chrome/Firefox, Games, and software such as Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Premiere. If you have the space, moving your scratch disk onto an SSD is an excellent way to speed up programs as well.

How reliable are SSDs?

Hard drives, just like any other piece of technology, have a chance of failing over time. While a traditional hard drive has a failure rate of less than 10% and a mean time between failure (MTBF) of 750,000 hours, a solid state drive (SSD) has an average a failure rate of less than 1% and an MTBF of over 1,500,000 hours.

How fast are SSDs?

Imagine starting up your computer in less than 6 seconds. That is what the average Solid State Drive is capable of. SSDs are much faster at both reading and writing compared to traditional hard drives through the use of solid state flash memory. Similar to the technology used in your RAM, this form of storage allows much faster transfer speeds with zero moving parts. With the advent of higher bandwidth PCI-Express lanes and Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) chipsets, these SSDs are capable of read and write speeds of up to 2,500mb/s, or 2.5GB/s. Even the average SATA SSD has an average read speed of 500mb/s, much higher than that of a traditional hard drive.

What kind of SSD do I need?

Solid State Drives come in three main formats: SATA, M.2, and PCIe. A 2.5IN SATA drive is the most similar to a traditional hard drive. With a thickness of either 7.5mm or 9mm, both are compatible with most computer cases and laptops. M.2 drives are even smaller, and look very similar to a stick of memory. These come in different lengths, but most motherboards and laptops are compatible with multiple lengths. Finally, the PCIe form factor will require a compatible PCI-Express lane on your motherboard and a compatible chipset in order to boot into an operating system.


Top 10 most popular 2.5in drives Solid State Drive - SSD

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HP Smartbuy A3D25AT 128GB SATA 2.5IN Solid State Drive SSD
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HPE SMARTBUY 256GB SSD SATA 2.5IN FOR CMT/SFF Z210/Z600/Z800
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Patriot PI480GS25SSDR Ignite 480GB 2.5IN SATA3 560MB/S Read 545 MB/S Write Solid State Drive
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Intel 335 Series 180GB 2.5in SATA MLC 9.5MM Solid State Drive SSD
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Patriot PBT120GS25SSDR Blast Series 120GB 2.5IN SATA3 Phison S10 425MB/S Write 560MB/S Read SSD
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Patriot PI240GS325SSDR Ignite 240GB 2.5IN Sataiii 6GB/S 560MB/S Read 545MB/S Write Solid State Drive
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Intel 520 Series 120GB 2.5in SSD SATA3 25nm Solid State Disk Flash Drive OEM Box
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Crucial M500 CT960M500SSD1 2.5in 960GB SATA 6BPS 7MM Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
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CRUCIAL TECHNOLOGY - 2.5in drives Solid State Drive - SSD

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Crucial M500 CT960M500SSD1 2.5in 960GB SATA 6BPS 7MM Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) Crucial M500 CT960M500SSD1 2.5in 960GB SATA 6BPS 7MM Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) (CT960M500SSD1) Back Order *** $621.48 BUY 


GeIL USA - EOL - 2.5in drives Solid State Drive - SSD

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GeIL Zenith A3 Series GZ25A3-240G 240GB 2.5in SATA3 Solid State Drive GeIL Zenith A3 Series GZ25A3-240G 240GB 2.5in SATA3 Solid State Drive Back Order *** $149.98 BUY 
GeIL Zenith A3 Series GZ25A3-120G 120GB 2.5in SATA3 Solid State Drive GeIL Zenith A3 Series GZ25A3-120G 120GB 2.5in SATA3 Solid State Drive Back Order *** $109.98 BUY 


Hewlett Packard Enterprise - 2.5in drives Solid State Drive - SSD

Part # Description Avail Price  
HPE SMARTBUY 256GB SSD SATA 2.5IN FOR CMT/SFF Z210/Z600/Z800 HPE SMARTBUY 256GB SSD SATA 2.5IN FOR CMT/SFF Z210/Z600/Z800
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HP Printers and Supplies - 2.5in drives Solid State Drive - SSD

Part # Description Avail Price  
HP Smartbuy A3D25AT 128GB SATA 2.5IN Solid State Drive SSD HP Smartbuy A3D25AT 128GB SATA 2.5IN Solid State Drive SSD Back Order *** $417.33 BUY 


Intel - 2.5in drives Solid State Drive - SSD

Part # Description Avail Price  
Intel 520 Series 120GB 2.5in SSD SATA3 25nm Solid State Disk Flash Drive OEM Box Intel 520 Series 120GB 2.5in SSD SATA3 25nm Solid State Disk Flash Drive OEM Box (SSDSC2CW120A301) Back Order *** $205.98 BUY 
Intel 335 Series 180GB 2.5in SATA MLC 9.5MM Solid State Drive SSD Intel 335 Series 180GB 2.5in SATA MLC 9.5MM Solid State Drive SSD (SSDSC2CT180A4K5) Back Order *** $203.98 BUY 


Patriot - 2.5in drives Solid State Drive - SSD

Part # Description Avail Price  
Patriot PBT120GS25SSDR Blast Series 120GB 2.5IN SATA3 Phison S10 425MB/S Write 560MB/S Read SSD Patriot PBT120GS25SSDR Blast Series 120GB 2.5IN SATA3 Phison S10 425MB/S Write 560MB/S Read SSD (PBT120GS25SSDR) Back Order *** $93.98 BUY 
Patriot PI240GS325SSDR Ignite 240GB 2.5IN Sataiii 6GB/S 560MB/S Read 545MB/S Write Solid State Drive Patriot PI240GS325SSDR Ignite 240GB 2.5IN Sataiii 6GB/S 560MB/S Read 545MB/S Write Solid State Drive (PI240GS325SSDR) Back Order *** $156.98 BUY 
Patriot PI480GS25SSDR Ignite 480GB 2.5IN SATA3 560MB/S Read 545 MB/S Write Solid State Drive Patriot PI480GS25SSDR Ignite 480GB 2.5IN SATA3 560MB/S Read 545 MB/S Write Solid State Drive (PI480GS25SSDR) Back Order *** $227.71 BUY 

Top 5 most recent reviews on 2.5in drives Solid State Drive - SSD

Customer Review of Patriot PBT120GS25SSDR Blast Series 120GB 2.5IN SATA3 Phison S10 425MB/S Write 560MB/S Read SSD

Gabriel_G30
07/15/17
Experience: 2 Weeks
Summary
Had a trouble with my order , ordered at first a kingston a400 120gb that was still in stock, but 3 days after the order was made when they proceed with my payment, it came back order so i contacted ncix to solve my problem and they referred me to this SSD for... » Read More About Patriot PBT120GS25SSDR Blast Series 120GB

Customer Review of OCZ Agility 3 360GB 2.5in SATA3 6GB/S SandForce SF-2281 Solid State SSD *7 Days NCIX Warranty*

BenM
02/09/17
Experience: 1 Weeks
Summary
Je l'ai acheter pour donner en cadeau donc, je ne l'ai pas vraiment testé pour me prononcer, mais je pense que le prix payé et les performance Vis à vis d'un sdd face à un disque dur standard, il n'y avait aucune raison de ce priver. » Read More About OCZ Agility 3 360GB 2.5in

Customer Review of Samsung 840 EVO Series MZ-7TE250BW 250GB 2.5in SATA III Internal SSD Single Unit Version

Johnny_C9
01/19/17
Experience: 2 Years
Summary
One of the best SSDs on the market, still going strong. » Read More About Samsung 840 EVO Series MZ-7TE250BW

Customer Review of OCZ Vertex 3 480GB 2.5in SATA3 6Gbps SandForce SF-2281 Solid State Disk SSD *7 Days NCIX Warranty*

Anson_H3
01/08/17
Experience: 9 Weeks
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works extremely well » Read More About OCZ Vertex 3 480GB 2.5in

Customer Review of Corsair Force LS CSSD-F60GBLS 2.5" 60GB SATA III MLC INT. Solid State Drive SSD 560MB/S R 535MB/S W

Martin_S42
01/07/17
Experience: 1 Years
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Keeps going, no failures so far ... » Read More About Corsair Force LS CSSD-F60GBLS 2.5"


 
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