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BIOSTAR G330 256GB SATA III SSD Review

By: Jon Coulter | SSDs in Storage | Posted: Feb 20, 2018 2:00 pm
TweakTown 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

Product Summary Breakdown

Performance85%
Quality80%
Features50%
Value50%
Overall TweakTown 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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