SATA solid state drives are becoming the norm now, but you can do better. Any SSD will be faster than your old spinning hard drive, but a brand new NVMe M.2 SSD will give you even more performance. Newegg has a sale on the Intel 600p today, where it's down to $175.
The Intel 600p is our favorite budget M.2 NVMe SSD, and it's faster than the high end Samsung 850 Pro SATA drive in quite a few scenarios. You've got to make sure your motherboard is able to support it though, so if your hardware is a bit older, you should still stick to a standard SSD. There are some really good NVMe drives out there though, like the Samsung 960 Pro, so give that one a look if money is no object.
The Intel 600p hasn't been as cheap as $175 in a number of months, and the price on Newegg right now is about $20 cheaper than Amazon. Worth a look if you want that extra boost in speed and performance.
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