Best SSD for gaming

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Posted 16th Oct
Looking at changing from a 2TB Seagate Barracuda mechanical drive to an SSD for all of my games.
I've picked out a few (from some deals that have popped up recently), and I guess the real question is, which is the best out of the following three? I know a lot of people have an opinion on the QLC vs TLC (especially with the Intel 660p), but just looking for the best bang for buck.

  • Crucial P1 1TB (3D, NAND, NVMe, PCIe, M.2, Solid State Drive) - £90.79 - deal
  • Intel 660p 2TB M.2 PCIe QLC 3D Performance NVMe SSD - £189.42 - link
  • Sabrent 1TB Rocket NVMe PCIe M.2 TLC - £109.99

Any other suggestions are welcome, too.
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You're unlikely to notice a difference. The jump from a hdd to an ssd is insanely more noticeable that the small difference between an average and a fast ssd. For some things there are advantages, gaming not really.
Just grab the one with the fastest read speed, it's only going to be used for loading the game, games are run from RAM like all software.
Edited by: "4Real2016" 16th Oct
I went from a value-range Crucial SATA SSD to an Intel 760p NVME SSD - noticed basically zero real world difference, bar extracting very large files.
Just the get cheapest from a reliable brand...Crucial.
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