• Wednesday, October 22, 2014

TOP 5 SSDs in Bangladeshi Market

Abhik Hasnain

SSDs are the new kids in the block, waiting to gain popularity (at least in the context of Bangladesh). And being a more efficient BUT pricier option than traditional hard disks (HDDs), SSDs turn out to be on the wish list of many enthusiasts.
So, this week, BYTES brings you the top 5 SSDs or Solid State Drives available in Bangladesh & the top three recommended ones that will surely blow your mind out with and can be purchased world-wide.

 

 

Corsair Neutron Gtx:

Why buy:
* Slim, ultra-portable, compatible with all systems, power-packed
Specs:
* Interface- SATA 3 6GB/s\
* Backward compatibility: SATA I and SATA II
* Maximum Sequential Read and Write- 550MB/s and 470MB/s
* DRAM Cache Memory- 128 MB
* Warranty- 5 years
Level: Pro grade
Price:
* 120 GB- 16,000 Tk
* 240 GB- 26,300 Tk

 

 

 

Corsair Force Lx:

Why buy:
* Basically a comparatively low spec version of the Neutron GTX that is targeted towards general use
* Low Priced
Specs:
* Interface-  SATA 6GB/s
* Backwards Compatibility- SATAII
* Max Sequential Read and Write:  520MB/s and 300MB/s
* DRAM Cache Memory: 256 MB
* Warranty- 3 years
Level: Enthusiast
Price:

* 128 GB- 9,500 Tk
* 256 GB- 15,000 Tk

 

 

 

Adata Xpg Sx900:

Why buy:
* Stability and Performance
Specs:
* Interface- SATA 6GB/s
* Read and Write; 256 GB- 500MB/s and 320MB/s
* Warranty- 3 years
Level: Enthusiast
Price:

* 128 GB- 8,000 Tk
* 256 GB- 14,000 Tk

 

 

 

Transcend Ssd370:

Why buy:
* Power, Performance, Durability
Spec:
* Interface- SATA 6GB/s
* Max Sequential Read and Write- 570MB/s and 470MB/s
* Warranty- 3 years
Level: Basic
Price:

* 128 GB-  8,500 Tk

 

 

 

Twinmos Hyper H2:

Why buy:
* Low end SSD for amateurish general purposes at a reasonable price
Spec:
* Interface- SATAIII 6GB/s
* Backward compatibility: SATA II 3GB/s
* Read and Write- 550MB/s and 500MB/s
* Warranty: 2 years
Level: Basic
Price:

* 120GB- 8,500 Tk

 

 

 

Recommended 3:

 

1.SanDisk Extreme Pro
Why buy:

* The best at what it does. Top notch performance, reliable and consistent. Power users should definitely choose this

Spec:
* Interface- SATA 6GB/s
* Backwards Compatibility-
SATAII, SATAI
* Max Sequential Read and Write- 550MB/s and 520MB/s
* Warranty- 10 years
Level: Pro Grade
Price:

* 240 GB- 14,700 Tk
* 480 GB- 28,700 Tk
* 960 GB- 46, 500 Tk

2. Samsung SSD 850 Pro:
Why buy:

* Another state-of-the-art product. Performance, ultra-high endurance and all of that, this SSD is also packed with useful features like encryption and RAPID mode

Spec:
* Interface- SATA 6GB/s
* Backwards Compatibility-
SATAII, SATAI
* Max Sequential Read and Write- 550 MB/s and 470MB/s
* DRAM Cache: 256MB (128GB), 512MB (256GB, 512GB) and 1GB (1TB)
* Warranty- 10 years

Level: Pro Grade
Price:

* 128 GB- 10,100 Tk
* 256 GB- 17, 900 Tk
* 512 GB- 33,400 Tk
* 1 TB- 56,600 Tk
 

3. Crucial MX100:
Why buy:

* Best value for good performance
Specs:
* Interface- SATA 6GB/s
* Max Sequential Read and Write- 550MB/s and 330MB/s
* Warranty- 3 years

Level: Enthusiast
Price:

* 128 GB- 6,300 Tk
* 256 GB- 8,600 Tk
* 512 GB- 17,500 Tk
Plextor M5 is also a great SSD with top level performance and reliability with a slightly better price. But for the sake of a limited budget, Crucial MX100 was chosen.

Note: Local prices for the top 5 and original prices for the recommended 3 has been mentioned. The prices may vary from vendor to vendor.

Published: 12:00 am Monday, August 25, 2014

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