SSD (Solid State Drive) is a type of flash storage that has become an increasingly prevalent alternative to hard disk drives in PCs. Some users prefer laptops that incorporate faster and more reliable SSD storage.
These are some of the more highly rated SSD laptops that are worth noting.
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The LG gram is a lightweight laptop that boasts an expansive 17.3-inch IPS display with 2,560 x1,600 resolution. This laptop’s 72 Wh battery is another of its big attractions that LG boasts can last up to 19 hours.
With a quad-core Intel i7-8550U processor and 16 GB RAM, the LG gram can handle the vast majority of system resource heavy software. Another great thing about the LG gram is that its best model incorporates whopping 1 TB SSD storage.
- Expansive high-res display with great color reproduction
- Strong battery
- Lots of SSD storage space
- Its Intel UHD Graphics 620 adapter isn’t ideal for gaming
ROG Zephyrus M
The ROG Zephyrus M is a high performance laptop with a Intel Core i7-9750H processor that can handle the most system resource heavy games and software at good speed. It’s primarily a gaming laptop with a 15.6-inch full HD display that boasts a fast 144 Hz refresh rate.
The laptop can include up to 32 GB RAM, which ensures it will seldom, if ever, fall short of system memory for multitasking. Some Zephyrus M models incorporate 512 GB SSD storage, which users can up expand to 1 TB.
- Excellent refresh rate ensures super smooth gaming
- Very good general performance
- Good amount of RAM
- No SD card slot (which would be handy for image editing)
- Relatively poor battery life
ASUS ROG G531GT
The ROG G531GT is a midrange laptop of the ASUS Strix series that’s available for less than $1,000. That said, its best model still incorporates a ninth-gen Intel i7 processor and GeForce RTX 2070 graphics card for some serious performance.
Nevertheless, the entry level models are very much midrange gaming PCs with i5 processors, GTX 1650 graphics cards, 15.6-inch Full HD displays, and 8 GB RAM. However, RAM can be expanded up to 32 GB with the laptop’s expansion slots.
- 120 Hz refresh rate ensures a smooth gaming
- More economical gaming laptop
- Four alternative graphics card options
- High-end i7 processor
- Doesn’t have an SD card reader
Dell Inspiron 15 5000
With its 2.4 GHz Intel i7 processor and discrete AMD Radeon R7 M265 graphics card, the Inspiron 15 5000 is a solid all-rounder for multimedia and productivity purposes.
The laptop’s models can incorporate 8-16 GB RAM, which will be sufficient for a lot of Windows games. It includes a 15.6-inch display that will either have full HD or substandard HD resolutions depending on model.
This laptop also offers alternative 256 GB SSD or 2 TB HDD storage options for users.
- Includes lots of storage space
- Decent value
- Intel i7 processor
- Substandard display
Acer Aspire 5
The Acer Aspire 5 is among the more highly rated budget laptops. The alternative Acer Aspire 5 models pack in Intel i7, i5, and i3 or AMD Ryzen 5 and 3 processors.
It incorporates a Full HD IPS display with decent color accuracy. The best Aspire 5 model also packs in a Nvidia GeForce MX150 graphics card so users can play more update Windows games.
The battery, which can last a decent eight to nine hours without recharge, is one of the best things about the Aspire 5.
- Good battery
- Good value
- Best model includes 1 TB SSD storage
- Lower spec models aren’t any good for games
- Like any budget laptop, it will get dated sooner rather than later
Closing thoughts on SSD laptops
The LG gram and Zephyrus M are probably the best of the five in terms of specs and performance, but not necessarily in terms of value. The Aspire 5 and Inspiron 15 5000 will be fine for users who don’t need to run games or other system resource-intensive software.
The G531GT is a good all-rounder for productivity and multimedia users that’s more economical than the LG gram and Zephyrus.