View Full Version : Another SSD question.

09-04-2018, 10:04 PM
I am going to upgrade to a SSD and would like some input. Should I go for an SSD drive or a M.2 card?

If I go to a card, I would like to get the Samsung EVO960 250Gb. Otherwise I might just opt for the 500Gb drive. Thoughts please.

10-04-2018, 09:37 AM
Either way you'll be happy, I like M.2 for the lack of cables myself. Also with M.2 there are 2 different types, SATA based or NVME. Check that whatever you get is supported by your motherboard. SATA based M.2 drives are functionally the same as 2.5" drives.
The 960 Evo is an NVME drive so it'll be a bit faster, but it's not like the difference between regular drives and any SSD and is a lot less noticeable.

Personally I think a Bigger SSD is more useful than a faster one if that's the choice. Personally I use a 500 GB M.2 850 Evo SATA drive and it's been great for the last 2.5 years.