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Chris Finnamore

3 years ago

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Crucial MX500 review: Better value than Samsung’s 850 Pro SSD

The MX500 is Crucial's first SSD with flashy new 64-layer 3D NAND memory. This means that the data storage cells inside are stacked on top of one another, 64 deep. In comparison to 2D NAND, which only has a single layer of cells, 3D NAND has much higher storage density. This opens the door to potentially huge storage capacities, as well as making the NAND…

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Samsung 850 Pro review: SSD overkill

If you're in the market for an SSD upgrade (and if you're still using a hard disk, you really should be) you're spoiled for choice. Any modern SSD, such as the Samsung 850 Evo, Crucial BX300 or WD Blue 3D, will transform your PC, but there are some of you who need the ultimate in performance. Enter Samsung's 850 Pro range.

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Crucial BX300 review: Inexpensive and fast enough

If you're still running your programs and games off a hard disk, do yourself a favour and get an SSD. They're (still) not cheap, but they're the best way to make your PC feel fast and responsive. They're silent, too, and take up less room in your case. We've extolled the virtues of SSDs in our best of roundup, but Crucial has sent me a potential…

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