Low-cost, high-performance 1TB SSDs (March 2016)

Forget HDDs, SSDs are the future. Here's how to add 1TB high-performance storage to your PC for as little as $210.

There's never been a better time to replace slow, aging hard disk drives (HDDs) with high-performance solid state drives (SSDs).

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Here is a selection of drives, offering different levels of performance, with prices ranging from $210 to $400.

Quick tip: If you're looking for a 1TB SSD, but if you want to find affordable drives, also take a look at offerings that have a capacity of 960GB. 1TB is a capacity that people are familiar with and look for, so by going for the 960GB models you're hitting a sweeter price point while only losing a few gigabytes in the process.

With that out of the way, here are the drives (updated for April 2016).

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