"As SSDs go, the Corsair NX500 is a thing of beauty. The Phison E7 controller offers good performance, and the industrial design is very well thought out, making the NX500 a likely default choice for those wanting to show off their SSD in a custom PC build. With great looks comes a greater price tag, so those who will only hide this SSD in a generic case hidden under a desk will likely be better off going with a lower cost solution, some of which offer even higher performance."
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips