- Crucial 500GB SSD for $135
Crucial MX200 500GB 2.5" Solid State Drive for $150, and code EMCEHFG27 applies $15 off in the cart.
Normally sells for about $150, and has very positive reviews.
Crucial BX200 2.5" 480GB Solid State Drive for $115 with free shipping.
Normally at least $130.
Crucial makes very reliable SSDs.
However if reliability is your greatest concern, consider a Samsung 850 Pro 256GB SSD for about the same price, $117.
We have never heard anyone have any problems or failures with their Samsung Pro-series SSDs.
Also, according to Samsung.com, they have built-in AES-256-bit hardware encryption that can be activated in your laptop's BIOS.
If it works as advertised, laptop thieves would not be able to access your encrypted SSD.