Buy a Samsung 840 EVO SSD, Get Far Cry 4 for Free

Update: Amazon is now offering the same promotion, with the same prices. You can also get the game from Amazon with the 250GB model, which only costs $109. » 11/29/14 12:45am 11/29/14 12:45am

Upgrade to a 240GB SSD For Just $90 Right Now

There's no need to wait for Black Friday if you want to buy an SSD for the holidays; I'm pretty confident that this is one of the best deals you're going to see for awhile. » 11/22/14 2:48pm 11/22/14 2:48pm

The Best Solid State Drive For The Money

Samsung's EVO line was basically built to be the best Solid State bang for your buck, so it's no surprise that's 250GB mid-size model took down the win with 30% of your votes . For those looking for more storage, the 1TB model of the EVO was your third place winner. » 9/05/14 4:15pm 9/05/14 4:15pm

What's The Best Solid State Drive For The Money?

A solid-state drive (SSD) is the best upgrade you can make to your computer, if not your life. Today we're not looking for the SSD with the most storage or the the very fastest speeds, but instead the one that's the best bang for your buck. Where's the happy medium between speed, size, reliability, and price? Tell… » 8/27/14 2:45pm 8/27/14 2:45pm

How To Make Your PS4 Load Times Just 10 Seconds Faster

If you're upgrading your PlayStation 4 with a new hard drive, you're likely deciding between a larger regular drive and a faster but smaller SSD. Digital Foundry has a side-by-side comparison of the load time performances between several different hard drive models, and the speed difference is substantial. » 8/24/14 12:26pm 8/24/14 12:26pm

Here's How To Install a Hard Drive in a PS4

The PlayStation 4 comes with a 500GB hard drive, and let's be real—that's not gonna be enough space for some of you. The good news is that you can upgrade it. » 11/13/13 8:30pm 11/13/13 8:30pm

Budget Solid State Drive Roundup: The Best SSD for Less Than $100

Computers relying solely on age old hard disk drive technology should be deemed a thing of the past. Mechanical devices suffer from slow response times, so if and when performance matters, spending a small amount of money on upgrading a PC's boot drive could pay off enough to render other potential upgrades useless. » 11/14/12 4:00pm 11/14/12 4:00pm

Solid State Drive Showdown: SSD Is On PC Gamers' Minds

It's been a great year for prospective SSD shoppers as prices are finally becoming more practical for system builders and consumers alike. Scrolling through our reviews from last year, most of the higher capacity models were prohibitively expensive for "mainstream" enthusiasts. » 9/03/12 2:00pm 9/03/12 2:00pm

Crucial Adrenaline SSD Review: Solid State Cache for Your Hard Drive

Last year we reviewed OCZ's RevoDrive Hybrid » 3/28/12 2:20pm 3/28/12 2:20pm, which saw the marriage of a 1TB hard drive and a pair of 50GB SandForce SSDs on a PCI Express card. The idea was to use the SSD controllers and 100GB of NAND flash as a high-speed cache for the much larger spinning disk drive.

Want Your PS3 Games to Run Faster? Buy an SSD

The Xbox 360 and Wii are, if you want to stay under warranty, locked entities. You can't upgrade them at all. The PS3, though, lets you swap out a hard drive, and with the coming of the age of solid state drives (SSD), this can result in big performance gains. » 2/20/12 1:00am 2/20/12 1:00am

Samsung's New SSD Will Come With A Free Copy of Batman: Arkham City

Two versions of Samsung's new 830 series solid state drives will come with a free copy of Batman: Arkham City, the company's vice president said during a press conference tonight. » 10/24/11 7:36pm 10/24/11 7:36pm

If You Buy One PC Upgrade This Year…

…Make it an SSD. I am not making spurious claims or waving my silly little e-willy around here. It's the single most immediately noticeable system upgrade I think I've ever done, and as such I'm keen it isn't stranded in a techhead and rich-gonk ghetto. This is an upgrade for any PC gamer, not purely for the… » 4/05/11 4:00pm 4/05/11 4:00pm