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Western Digital - Blue 250 GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive

( 4.8 Average / 15 Ratings )



Western Digital

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250 GB


M.2 (B+M)

Form Factor






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NourAyad 3 points 24 months ago
from completed build White Rabbit - First PC Build!

M.2 is amazing, very easy to install, and this drive has been doing good. I do get a bit slower Read/writes than some more mid-tier SSDs like the Samsung Evo, but it does the job.

DrD123 9 points 22 months ago
from completed build Relatively quick

First M.2 drive I have used - they are freakishly fast! I am using it for my OS and main programs. Very happy with the purchase! Installation was easy - note that it does not come with a screw kit (your motherboard should) so if you don't have one, you'll need to get one.

richcoop718 7 points 21 months ago
from completed build More LEDs Please

I got this from the parametric filter and bought it before I learned that SATA M.2 SSDs are just as fast as 2.5"SSDs so I wasted money on the form factor. In the future I'll get a PCI-E M.2 SSD and maybe raid them. Live and learn.

jon_peter 32 points 19 months ago
from completed build PowerMac R5

runs at SATA3 speeds, which is quick enough for my application

jkane13 1 point 17 months ago
from completed build VM Server

So far so good. I was concerned about the low cost. It has only been a couple of weeks. I have 2 of these. Windows 10 installed on one and Ubuntu 17.04 on the other. Both are working with no problems. Very fast too. Ubuntu boots in about 15 seconds and Windows in about 20 seconds.

IDMooseMan 11 points 16 months ago

Boot times are measured in seconds. The OS, some applications, and a select list of games reside on this SSD. It is just barely over half-full.

mmanlapat 28 points 16 months ago
from completed build Ryzen 7 RGB Build

Fast m.2 NVMe SSD

nufy709 35 points 15 months ago
from completed build The Problem Build

Absolutely perfect for booting up and some applications. It's about 9 seconds for me to boot up, log in and into Google Chrome on Reddit.

bradenfontaine 14 points 14 months ago
from completed build Unassuming Workstation v.2

Faster and cheaper than my second car

LethalFinch 9 points 13 months ago
from completed build Pamdora's Box

I have windows installed on this and workflow software such as GIMP, Unreal Engine. Blender, etc. Once you live off one of these M.2 drives, normal SSD's will seem like a joke to you & you'll never want to switch back. Highly recommend one of these at this price if your Mobo has a slot for it.