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BIOSTAR G330 256GB SATA III SSD Review (Page 10)

Jon Coulter | Feb 20, 2018 at 08:00 am CST - 1 min, 14 secs reading time for this page
Rating: 66%Manufacturer: BIOSTAR

Final Thoughts

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In the end, it all comes down to performance per dollar that equals value. The G330 gives us neither. With an MSRP of $129.99, the BIOSTAR G330 is the most expensive 256GB TLC SATA SSD we know of. You can get much better performing 240-256GB SATA SSDs for about $89 and those SSDs come with value-adds making the deal even sweeter. Heck, you can buy a 500GB SSD for $129.99. Better performing and twice the capacity for the same price.

Nothing about the G330 makes any sense to us, except we do like the aesthetics. "Lasers", "U.F.O", no value-adds, old packaging for a previous model, lack of common factory specifications and a sky-high MSRP all add up to something that we cannot recommend to our readers. Even if you did want to buy a G330, it's just not available for purchase anywhere at this time. BIOSTAR is obviously unfamiliar with the SSD market and hopefully they will learn that gimmicky advertising, sketchy info and unreasonable pricing will not make yours a go-to brand for SSDs.

User Experience: The BIOSTAR G330 is overshadowed by its shortcomings and ridiculously high price point, but that aside, the G330 does deliver a reasonably good user experience.

Pros:

  • Looks Good

Cons:

  • Price
  • Random Read Performance
  • No Accessories

Last updated: Nov 15, 2019 at 01:16 pm CST

Performance85%
Quality80%
Features50%
Value50%
Overall Rating66%

The Bottom Line: We cannot recommend the BIOSTAR G330, it is overpriced and comes with none of the typical value-adds.

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Jon Coulter

ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Jon Coulter

Jon became a computer enthusiast when Windows XP launched. He was into water cooling and benching ATI video cards with modded drivers. Jon has been building computers for others for more than 10 years. Jon became a storage enthusiast the day he first booted an Intel X25-M G1 80GB SSD. Look for Jon to bring consumer SSD reviews into the spotlight.

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