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Western Digital - Black PCIe 256 GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive

( 4.9 Average / 32 Ratings )



Western Digital

Part #



256 GB


M.2 (M)

Form Factor


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madadam 61 points 24 months ago
from completed build Gamer Dad Amd Ascension

10 second boot time from power button to login. I found this very affordable for the boot drive and some choice games. There were no additional drivers, so this was really plug and play.

nlukic95 12 points 22 months ago
from completed build Mid 2017 Budget Build

I know this isnt a 960 pro, but it was also much cheaper than that option. Realistically I wont ever see a bottleneck in the performance of this drive over a 960 m.2 nvme. Still faster than an sata drive at that. Plus 5 year warranty sounded nice.

Nabushi 6 points 21 months ago
from completed build QimmiQ - First Gaming build

Just pure speed. Cant read games tips on load screen cause it load to fast.

iamshanemorris 11 points 21 months ago

Haven't had any issues with it. Looking back, I probably should have gone with a little more space for an extra $80 or so, but this should do fine for a while. If you're on a tighter budget, this is perfect for your OS and programs. Just made sure you get extra storage for other files.

RexlanVonSquish 26 points 21 months ago
from completed build Ghost

This is probably the best value for an NVMe SSD that one could purchase. Its price-to-size ratio is quite good, and unless you're constantly transferring massive files, you won't notice or miss the extra speed from faster, more expensive drives.

ziggurat666 20 points 20 months ago
from completed build Snow Strider, a PUBG Special

Almost par with my HyperX Predator synthetically. Very nice little drive and other than boot loop on old BIOS, very stable. Also great price to performance

Aloisande 16 points 20 months ago
from completed build Mister Mojo Ryzen

Affordable and really let's your system sing. Boot times are ridiculously low when using these types of drives.

This one is big enough, I use it as the sole drive.

jaynj 15 points 20 months ago
from completed build My first ATX build

It was a good price, their Caviar Blue HD work really good so I gave it a try. So far so good

mmanlapat 28 points 18 months ago
from completed build Ryzen 7 RGB Build

Fast SSD

sh0tsfired 6 points 18 months ago
from completed build 7700k White/RBG Gaming Build

FAST. Blazing fast. No regrets!