The very best in super-fast storage for your PC.
Welcome to our roundup of the latest and greatest consumer SSDs on the market. NVMe drives are the future of PC storage, well and truly in another performance league. While SATA drives still command the lion’s share of the SSD market, the times, they are a changing. As time goes on, NVMe drives will continue to filter into the mainstream, leaving the SATA interface solely to mechanical hard drives.
NVMe - or to use its tongue-twisting full name, Non-Volatile Memory Host Controller Interface Specification (NVMHCIS) - was designed from the outset with support for flash-based drives. These days, most drives come in the M.2 form factor, though NVMe is also supported by PCIe add in cards and the increasingly rare, but not yet dead U.2 connector. The industry is gravitating towards M.2 as the de facto connector though, and we are likely to see this trend continue, making an M.2 drive a safe investment.
We have the biggest names in the game right here. Samsung, Intel, Western Digital, and Kingston are all industry giants, but there are upcoming players too, such as Adata, who aim to shake up the status quo.
Read on as we dive in and analyse the latest in NVMe goodness.