With Christmas literally just a few weeks away, I decided to create a few gift guide articles where the focus is on helping out those who are on the lookout for gifts for their loved ones. And for this guide, I’d like to focus on the SSDs, which gamers should really invest on since SSDs really beef up the loading time in PCs and that’s really important for the more competitive games.
So to help ease out the decisions, here’s a few of the SSDs I’d like to recommend.
Western Digital WD Green 240GB
WD has been one of the more famous memory modules here Inthe country. And their first ever foray into the SSD territory with the WD Green performing decently especially with the price point.
While not the best choice in the list, if you can’t really afford to just add a few hundreds to get better options then Western Digital WD Green is a decent choice.
Right now it’s hard to find the SSD in stores but Lazada is a good choice if you’re looking for this to your build.
Price: 2,499 php (Lazada)
Kingston A400 SSD
The next choice when it comes to SSDs is the Kinston A400 SSD. Known for its really solid products and not just it’s gaming line, the Kingston A400 is a solid offering from Kingston.
Kingston’s A400 solid-state drive dramatically improves the responsiveness of your existing system with incredible boot, loading and transfer times compared to mechanical hard drives.Powered by a latest-gen controller for read and write speeds of up to 500MB/sand 450MB/s.
Price: 2,750 php (Lazada)
Transcend 240GB SSD 220s
While the more expensive of the three, The Transcend 240GB SSD 220s provides a solid option for those who are looking for the SSD that could.
While not the fastest SSD out there, but it delivers what is expected from it.
Plus the SSD also comes with a 3 year warranty so that’s pretty much a good deal since you can expect decent after sales service.
Price: 2,899 php (Lazada)
Moving on to the portable SD Cards, we’re looking into the 32GB variants since that’s the most people really need unless you
SanDisk Extreme PRO 32GB UHS-I SDHC Memory Card
The SanDisk brand has been one of the go to names when it comes to SD memory for cameras. Being able to capture Full HD, 3D, and 4K Videos as well as RAW and burst photography. The Extreme Pro is a solid choice for those who want to get their pics done and done without the fear of losing them due to weather or other outside forces.
The SD Card guarantees a minimum write speed of up to 30MB/s and can support write speeds that are up to 95MB.
What’s more, the SanDisk Extreme Pro 32GB is shock, water, x-ray,and temperature proof. It has a built-in write protect switch. So, if the name isn’t a dead giveaway already, this SD card was made to take in extreme conditions.
Price: 2,999 php (Lazada)
Kingston Canvas Select
Our next in the list is the Kingston Canvas Select memory card. Designed to be reliable and ideal for filing in HD and shooting high resolution photos on your point and shoots.
While it doesn’t look like it, the Canvas Select is designed to take on a heavy beating so to ensure not just quality shots but keep them safe as well. Currently it’s only Kingston who has a higher capacity when it comes to the SD Cards at the market. This is especially important if you’recapturing videos since they take up more space in your SD Cards.
The Canvas Select series has a read speed of 80MB/s and10MB/s write speed.
Price: 2,350 php (Lazada)
Transcend 64GB SDHC SD Memory Card for Cameras
And for the last in the SD Card category, we have Transcend’s 64GB SD Memory card. It’s rated as SDHC Class 10 UHS-1 400x or pretty much premium just like the others. It supports Ultra high speed class 1 and allows for a smooth Full HD video recording.
Ideal for digital cameras and camcorder, the memory card has a reported 60 MB/s transfer rate max.
Price: 2,655 php (Lazada)
Kingston Canvas Select microSD
Moving on towards the most important memory your loved one will need, the microSD. And first up would be Kingston’s 64GB Canvas Select microSD.
Being the most versatile among the microSDs out right now, the Kingston Canvas Select series has the capacity to really save data and for both video and photos.
Price: 1,200 php (Lazada)
SanDisk Ultra Micro SDXC
Next up in the microSDs is SanDisk’s Ultra series of microSDs. This latest model boasts of speeds up to 80MB/s and has a 7-year warranty for the Digi-Serv Solutions.
It’s also waterproof and shockproof making this an ideal smartphones and cameras.
Price: 1,799 php (Lazada)
Transcend 64GB microSDHC microSD
The last, of course not the least, we have Transcend’s 64GB microSDHC microSD offering. While this microSD has nothing to write home about,this microSD is solid enough to be a good alternative if the previous two models aren’t available.
Still it’s a solid alt choice since It is waterproof, temperature proof, static proof, X-ray proof, and shock proof.
Price: 2,484 php (Lazada)
So there you have it! Time to check them out!