Our SSD Reviews

MyDigitalSSD M2X Type-C External M.2 SSD Enclosure Review

Not to often that we have to eat crow (figuratively speaking) but our review today is just that.  A few months ago, we reviewed the JMicron Type-C NVMe M.2 SSD to USB 3.1 Gen 2 adapter and quoted it as being ‘not quite ready for prime time.’  Simply, I was wrong.  As a reviewer, we sometimes get caught up in …

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Samsung 860 QVO SSD Review (1TB/2TB) – Every Little Bit Counts

If you are up to spec in the tech storage field, 4-bit mlc (multi-level cell) is all the rage.  If you are a typical consumer, things get just a ‘bit’ confusing.  After all, what does your search for adequate storage have to do with anything but price, warranty, speed and capacity?  Actually quite a bit (intended pun), as electronic storage …

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Silicon Motion SM2262EN Controller Preview

Silicon Motion designs some of the best performing SSD controllers out. SSDs like the ADATA S11, Intel 760p, and HP EX920 deliver incredible performance and value with the SM2262 powering them. But, today we have in our hands something a bit better than that, a little gem if you will. Today, we have Silicon Motion’s latest PCIe 3.1 x4 NVMe …

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Intel SSD 660P M.2 NVMe SSD Review (1TB)

On the Test Bench today, we take a look at Intel’s latest NVMe creation, the Intel SSD 660p NVMe M.2 SSD. The 660p, as we will refer to is as from this point on, represents the beginning of the end of days. Okay, just kidding, it really doesn’t. But, it is the first consumer SSD to enter the market with …

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Samsung X5 Thunderbolt 3 Portable SSD Review (1TB)

So we have been on a bit of a kick lately, testing as much TB3 external storage as we could find.  And things have come along.  Where we were once restricted to external storage of 500MB/s, today’s portable storage is capable of almost 6 times that with Thunderbolt 3.  Don’t jump so fast though as TB3 is still rather niche …

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