Silicon Power S80 480GB ReviewPosted on 2015-05-19 10:26:22 by Thomas De Maesschalck
The market for SATA solid state drives has matured. Over the last couple of years, the price for the drives has been in a steady decline. If you have been keeping up with our SSD reviews, you would no doubt notice that there are many good budget SSDs on the market today. Many of the budget SSDs such as OCZ ARC 100, Crucial MX100, and Samsung 850 EVO, deliver excellent performance at affordable price. As technology advances, the reliability for the SSDs have also gotten much better. Thus, there is absolutely no reason that you would not want to install an SSD into your system as primary boot device. A quick search online and we find that at around $100, we are able to get a good 250GB drive that used to cost at around $300 a couple of years ago. So price is not a major concern either. As mentioned, there are tons of great drive for the budget market. The OCZ ARC 100, Crucial MX100, and Samsung 850 EVO are all great choices to buy. The Silicon Power S80 is another drive that is looking to enter this competitive market of budget SSDs.