Solid State Drives (SSD) have taken over for Hard Disk Drives as the drive of choice to install the Operating System due to their sustained performance, higher reliability and more. The problem with SSD drives is their cost relative to their capacity, with 512GB drives being the upper limit of SSD drive size and costs ranging in the hundreds of dollars.
Recently, SSD manufacturers have begun releasing lower priced SSD drives to bring the cost of ownership to a more manageable level. SSD drives have reached near $100 for the lower capacity models. A-Data is the second largest memory manufacturer in the world and as SSD drives are based upon NAND Flash memory, the jump to SSD drives from a memory manufacturer is a logical one. Today’s review is on the A-DATA 500 Series AS592S-32GM-C 2.5” 32GB SATA II MLC Internal SSD Drive