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Overall 8

4 years

Troy L., Newegg
3 March 2015
  • Summary: pretty good , my first SSD and it lasted ~4 years died today.
  • Pros: Was great price / performance
  • Cons: lasted 4 years
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Overall 2

FAST -- 1 - 2 min on - Dead

Jon-Ari S., Newegg
13 August 2014
  • Summary: Newer purchase ADATA SSD again.
  • Pros: Worked for a while
  • Cons: Installed in a computer that was started for one day each month. Worked fine for a year. Then we where lucky to get the drive to work for 1 to 2 minutes and then freeze. Now it is dead, with less than 100 hours on it.
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Overall 4

Didn't last.

M. J. Civello, Amazon
22 April 2014
  • Summary: Gave me 5 good years and then crapped the bed yesterday. Controller apparently died as it no longer shows upas a drive with any interface . Sort of painful since it was the OS. The 1T drive sitting next to it is still kicking along and it got most of the work.
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Overall 2


Nick S., Newegg
8 November 2013
  • Pros: Worked for a while being slow.
  • Cons: Caused problems with windows system files within the first few months and then would only work for only 10 minutes each time you boot into the computer.
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Overall 2

User Review

Dan R., Newegg
3 July 2013
  • Summary: Source: Professional that specializes in hardware with 10 years experience
  • Pros: Was one of the cheaper drives at the time
  • Cons: 3.5" Drive adapter is offset incorrectly, so it doesn't fit. Drive died, slowly creating I/O errors, verifiable on 4 computers with Linux and Windows, sent it in, they said they ran checkdisk and updated the firmware fine and sent it back, drive worked for about 4 hours before more I/O errors, no...
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Overall 2

Update - Fail

Christopher W., Newegg
20 April 2013
  • Summary: When I first bought this drive there were plenty of blue screens to go around. Apparently this had to do with firmware which other manufacturers at the time were providing fixes for that DIDN'T require sending the drive in but ADATA insisted that it was something with the hardware and it needed to...
  • Pros: Faster than a mechanical hard drive
  • Cons: Blue screens, blue screens, FAIL
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Overall 10

Nice upgrade

Edward S., Newegg
28 December 2012
  • Pros: Fast enough. Older technology but still viable. No issues or problems. Just be sure BIOS is set to AHCI for smooth results not IDE.
  • Cons: The firmware updater is picky as all if the SSD is your boot drive and I could never get it to run.
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Overall 10


Aviv B., Newegg
7 December 2012
  • Summary: This Drive IS AWESOME!!!!
  • Pros: This SSD is AMAZING! It looks sharp (looks like a dark brushed aluminum case), and this thing is lightning quick. Very easy to swap out my old HDD. I'm using a Macbook 2,1 (2.16GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 1GB DDR2 667, OS X 10.6 Snow Leapord) and this thing is amazing...i cant say it enough. Install wa...
  • Cons: None so far. This drive kicks A**!!!, and its only $150 for 256GB!!!
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Overall 10


Erik T., Newegg
5 December 2012
  • Summary: Worked great out of the box. I bought two of these - one for a server, and one for my workstation. I can boot 5 VMs (2 AD controllers, 1 cert auth, 1 exchange, and 1 sharepoint w/SQL) all in about 90 seconds (at the same time). Not including BIOS POST, windows 8 boots up in 9 seconds.
  • Pros: FAST Cheapest I can find ($150 at time of purchase) Worked out of the box on two seperate systems. No firmware worries SATA II compatible Mounting hardware
  • Cons: Acronis software is OLD
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Overall 2

died before 1 year

steven m., Newegg
21 September 2012
  • Summary: I went and bought 120gb Intel and a 256 corsair
  • Pros: came with a Bizlink connector so you could turn any SSD into a huge flash drive
  • Cons: it died within a year and its non-RMA or something because I can't seem to get a replacement.
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