1. Samsung 970 Evo Plus
The Samsung 970 Evo Plus is a 500GB M.2 SSD which has Multi-Level Cell(MLC) technology for the flash memory inside. Firstly, it is small, compact and still has the same firepower as most of the other SSDs in this list. Secondly, this SSD uses Samsung’s V-NAND technology that increases the performance of the flash memory and keeps the power consumption minimal. Moreover, this SSD uses the TRIM feature which is very rare at such a price range. However, it has no single-level cell support. Overall, with sequential read/write speeds around 3000 MB/sec, the Samsung EVO 970 Plus is one of the best M.2 SSD available in India.
2. Crucial MX500
The Crucial MX500 targets those users who want to replace their traditional hard disks with SSDs. Firstly, its outer casing is made up of aluminium and there is faceplate at the bottom with ventilation holes to provide heat dissipation. Secondly, it has a storage capacity of 500GB which is more than enough for an average user and the device is very durable too. Moreover, it gives read/write speeds of approximately 550 MB/sec and also has a 3D NAND type memory. However, its repairs and warranty services take a very long time. Overall, it is a very capable budget internal SSD suitable for those users who need lightning-fast data transfers for the overall system performance.
3. WD Blue WDS500G2B0A
The WD Blue WDS500G2B0A is one of the best budget SSD from Western Digital. Firstly, it is made up of hard plastic which makes it very durable. Secondly, it offers high capacity(500 GB), enhanced reliability and blazing speed which makes it ready for your high-performance computing needs. Secondly, this product uses 3D NAND technology to help reduce cell-to-cell interference for enhanced reliability. Moreover, it offers read speeds up to 560 MB/sec and write speeds up to 530 MB/sec. Thirdly, it has 1.75M hours MTTF(mean time to failure), which safeguards our data for many years to come. The company also offers a 5-year limited warranty. Overall, you should go for this product as it has a very good price to performance ratio.
4. ADATA XPG SX8200
The ADATA XPG SX8200 is one of the most prominent SSDs from ADATA. Firstly, it helps us to get our entertainment, courseware or games anywhere. Secondly, it offers read/write speeds as high as 3500/3000 MB/sec which makes it high-performing. Moreover, it has features of shock resistance, water and dust protection and is very compact and light. In addition, it has 3D NAND flash technology which increases its efficiency manyfold. However, it can’t handle high consumer workloads. Overall, it is the best budget SSD from ADATA right now.
5. Toshiba OCZ RD400
The Toshiba OCZ RD400 made it to our list because of its high price to performance ratio. Firstly, it is designed to propel high-end computing to the next level. It is an M.2 high-performance SSD purely made up for high demanding users. Secondly, it gives sequential read/write speeds up to 2600/1600 MB/sec which is more than enough for this price range. The OCZ RD400’s next generation NVMe interface provides a more responsive PC experience with shorter storage latency. In addition, it requires less power when it is in standby mode. Overall, it the best Indian pick in the list of top SSDs.
6. Kingston SSDNow V300
The Kingston SSDNow V300 is best suited to serve as a boot drive rather than a full-fledged memory device for all of your needs. Firstly, the flash memory inside this budget SSD is powered by TLC (Triple Level Cell) technology that offers a decent mix of durability and transfer speeds. Secondly, it boasts read speeds up to 520 MB/sec and write speeds up to 220 MB/sec. Moreover, Kingston offers a rugged case that is built to withstand falls and absorb shocks that might affect the data inside. However, its transfer speeds are sometimes inconsistent and may cause you trouble. Overall, it is a must-try SSD from Kingston at such a low price.