The Crucial RealSSD C300 256GB is the winner of the PC Advisor Awards 2011 award for Best Storage Device.

This exceptional solid-state disk (SSD) proves that even the latest technology comes in several implementations. The Crucial RealSSD C300 supports the 6 gigabit per second (Gbps) data protocol and has a 256MB cache. If you can stretch to its £528 cost, this blisteringly fast SSD will reap dividends in time saved.

Runners up in the Best Storage Device category were Buffalo DriveStation HD-HXU3, G-Technology G-Drive 2TB, Western Digital My Book World Edition II 4TB, Western Digital My Passport Studio 640GB.

See all winners and nominees in the PC Advisor Awards 2011