We bought a cheap SSD from Ali Express..

  • Published: 15 October 2018
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    We found a manufacturer called Kingspec on Ali Express, and decided to give one of their SSD's a shot. Here's what happened.

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Comments • 4 163

  • chickensfloat_ on_dirtbikes

    But why buy this when its like 5 bucks more for a brand name lol. I actually got my samsung evo 1tb for free because my work throws out there toner cartridges so i get money for them so i get money the company gets rid of them and they get to recycle them refill them and make money. Its a win win win.

    • chickensfloat_ on_dirtbikes

      Is it just me or has crucial (by micron) een screwing over customers Recently?

      • james latip
        james latip  2 days back

        I know you don't like so can u give that shit for me?

        • cat99
          cat99  3 days back


          • Dekoy
            Dekoy  4 days back

            Does anyone know the name of the background music? :)

            • Nature King
              Nature King  6 days back

              i was dying when he said Kingspec,🤣🤣🤣

              • mad fox
                mad fox  6 days back

                seen lots of cheap one on ebay but wont take risk and got well known brand

                • Jason
                  Jason  6 days back


                  • err0r0b0
                    err0r0b0  1 weeks back


                    • Augusto Galindo
                      Augusto Galindo  1 weeks back

                      I’ve learned that big companies don’t sell their products expensive just because of the brand but also because of quality. A Xiaomi router is half the price a TP Link and has the same speed. But having both I realized how worth the TP Link price was, it was more stable (Xiaomi Mi Router randomly stopped working), more range and its App interface is clearer and easier to understand. I know it’s not related to SSDs but it’s about buying from Ali Express

                      • Justin Beaird
                        Justin Beaird  1 weeks back

                        All I want to know is how does it compare to a spinning hard drive?

                        • Reuben Andrews
                          Reuben Andrews  2 weeks back

                          goldenfir > kingspec

                          • Honey BBQ Sauce
                            Honey BBQ Sauce  2 weeks back

                            If people want to be cheap they should buy a PNY

                            • chance bonneau
                              chance bonneau  2 weeks back

                              what the fuck is with the kids singing in the background music?

                              • Kerem Anani
                                Kerem Anani  2 weeks back

                                I know it is super late and all, but for future reference, the joke should have been " the biopsy turned into an autopsy"

                                • realmingtspok
                                  realmingtspok  2 weeks back


                                  • BuLLeT
                                    BuLLeT  3 weeks back

                                    I know this is a year old but wouldn't it be faster if the os new how to change the files then have a chip change it.

                                    • JXN139
                                      JXN139  3 weeks back

                                      Would be great if they could do a review of goldenfir and kingdian too. I haven't heard anything bad about those brands yet.

                                      • Akotski1338
                                        Akotski1338  3 weeks back

                                        I got the Samsung evo

                                        • Punit Kumar Pal
                                          Punit Kumar Pal  3 weeks back

                                          You should make a pc by using components you could find at cheapest rate possible. Sites you can try for it are banggood, AliExpress, gearbest , dhgate etc.

                                          • xxxJust A Random Edge Lordxxx OOF

                                            Im building my first pc and I bought a Kingfast ((not king spec)) 512gb, 550MB/s m.2 ssd for 70$ CAD because it was on sale on boxingday.
                                            I was almost done my gaming pc and I got a best buy gift card and I could get my cpu cooler and RAM. Since I was anxious to get my pc done I looked up m.2 ssds and I found this marketplace seller selling it. I ordered it and got a little worried that I bought my ssd from a company that I did not know but I dissmised it. I know have the memory and it didnt even come with its own box it just came with a plastic wrap to protect it from electric discharge. Should I return it or keep it and hope my pc isnt slower than a potato?. Sorry for this long ramble of a comment I just need help :c

                                            • Sonicgott
                                              Sonicgott  3 weeks back

                                              Customer: "Yeah, I wanna game, do Photoshop, maybe some movie editing..."
                                              Me: "Okay, let's take a look at this i7 with a 512GB SSD, starting at $799..."
                                              Customer: "Too expensive."
                                              Me: "What kind of budget do you have?"
                                              Customer: "$200."
                                              Me: "Uh, do you want to race the Daytona 500 in a golf cart?"

                                              • edal61
                                                edal61  3 weeks back

                                                What Linus? Really? I've been a fan/student/follower of most of your posts, thru them I've learned a lot, thanks. But and a big BUT (only one "t" btw), what was that cheap, fireworks like, short circuit FX at 2:21? Really? Please, don't resort to that crap please, unless of course you put up a disclaimer... thanks anyway for the intel on these cheap SSD's.

                                                • Tomstayalive
                                                  Tomstayalive  3 weeks back

                                                  Eae meu man, blz?

                                                  • shadow music #instruments

                                                    Well this is how china may think to declare war against usa...

                                                    • TheDarkSider107
                                                      TheDarkSider107  3 weeks back

                                                      Video title translation: We bought a 2.5 inch 5400rpm hard drive

                                                      • GamingDragon46 •
                                                        GamingDragon46 •  3 weeks back

                                                        Bruh you know my ssd is a kingston 120 gb

                                                        • Adel M. Alsayed
                                                          Adel M. Alsayed  4 weeks back

                                                          please answer to me . what is best . crucial BX 500 . 480 gb OR Kingston A400 . 480 gb .
                                                          which one of them . in my country both almost same price

                                                          • watcher9684
                                                            watcher9684  4 weeks back

                                                            This vid is only intended for pro computer nerds, useless for a gen computer user

                                                            • Pompom Yourkey
                                                              Pompom Yourkey  4 weeks back

                                                              Linus, please randomly pin this.

                                                              • Xanthopteryx
                                                                Xanthopteryx  4 weeks back

                                                                Never trust an SSD. Almost never trust an HDD. Always use proper backup. ALWAYS!

                                                                • Marcos antonio
                                                                  Marcos antonio  4 weeks back

                                                                  To bad he lasted to long to say "to someone u dont like "bc i imagine the people the heard recomend!! Pause the video and ran to aliexpress

                                                                  • Default Profile Picture
                                                                    Default Profile Picture  1 months back

                                                                    You saved my ass

                                                                    • The_Creator98
                                                                      The_Creator98  1 months back

                                                                      Me:looks at ssd in computer
                                                                      Also me: shi

                                                                      • Vasilios Sotiropoulos
                                                                        Vasilios Sotiropoulos  1 months back

                                                                        We bought a cheap SSD on Ali Express....

                                                                        And called it the Later SSD and sold it for 59 times the price 😅

                                                                        • DOGE™
                                                                          DOGE™  1 months back

                                                                          Lol came here cause I've been using a KingSpec SSD for over an year on my PC and it still works great, nothing wrong.

                                                                          • ThrobbinHood
                                                                            ThrobbinHood  1 months back

                                                                            Still more reliable than Seagate..

                                                                            • Shalin Shukla
                                                                              Shalin Shukla  1 months back

                                                                              I have been using 2 TB SSD from kingspec and playing games, editing full HD gaming videos and uploading videos to my gaming channel (Which is not popular, so never mind). Photoshop, Light Room, Premiere Pro, you name it! All of this on Kingspec since last 2 years!! Ouch!! Its not cheap, it is better priced or I can say not overpriced like Intel and other SSDs out there. No matter how much tech you throw at it to prove your point but the ground reality is different. So different.

                                                                              • game movie
                                                                                game movie  1 months back

                                                                                u should have got a tcsunbowx3( it has cache)

                                                                                • InsideOfMyOwnMind
                                                                                  InsideOfMyOwnMind  1 months back

                                                                                  Cause of death: autopsy.😃🤣😂

                                                                                  • Alysaa Cowell
                                                                                    Alysaa Cowell  1 months back

                                                                                    fuck u

                                                                                    • Alysaa Cowell
                                                                                      Alysaa Cowell  1 months back

                                                                                      because bro who would buy if they were price of famous brand
                                                                                      u fuking idiot

                                                                                      • tvonharten
                                                                                        tvonharten  1 months back

                                                                                        I can see what your saying about small read and writes, but I’ve been using this exact ssd in my sons gaming pc for over 8 months and for gaming it runs absolutely fine.. yes maybe I’ll need to replace it, but that time hasn’t come yet and considering it cost 20 bucks, we don’t have one complaint about it

                                                                                        • FarmYard Gaming
                                                                                          FarmYard Gaming  1 months back

                                                                                          1:08 Project Cars 2 here. On like 75% off.

                                                                                          • Ryan Cooper
                                                                                            Ryan Cooper  1 months back

                                                                                            Kingspec do an awesome little 1.5" zif drive enclosure, very well built and a great addition for a properly pocket sized external harddrive.

                                                                                            • Amy Hayes
                                                                                              Amy Hayes  2 months back

                                                                                              "in 2019, this list helped me decide for the best external hard drive *scafe.shop/tbehd2019?B4* hope it helps you out too!"

                                                                                              • das
                                                                                                das  2 months back

                                                                                                Where is he looking?

                                                                                                • RomanoProductions
                                                                                                  RomanoProductions  2 months back

                                                                                                  I will buy plenty of the ssd from kingspec for my "friends"