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Plextor M9P Plus NVMe SSD Review (512GB)

There has been a great deal of change in SSD storage within recent years and it leaves much of us confused.  The core of this change has to do with a continuous upgrade cycle of NAND flash memory which seems happen every few months, resulting in new SSD products and many not understanding which SSD is the best for their …

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XPG Spectrix S40G RGB NVMe M.2 SSD Review (1TB)

On the test bench today is the XPG Spectrix S40G M.2 NVMe RGB SSD.  RGB has become very popular in the last few years and the fact that this SSDs RGB package can be configured with XPG’s own software package is a bonus, as well as its configuration being part and parcel with some motherboards. As a storage reviewer, however, …

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ADATA SE800 External SSD Review (512GB)

USB 3.2 Gen 2 with Type-C has become the norm as of late and more systems these days are being sold with USB-C or Thunderbolt included.  Simply put, this means faster transfer speeds between your system and external storage, this storage being bus powered and not requiring a separate adapter and cable to power the device.  ADATA has recently released …

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Mushkin Pilot-E M.2 NVMe SSD Review – The Pilot Climbs to 3.4GB/s

So I am playing around with the SSDs that I had received from Mushkin awhile back and I suddenly notice that the Mushin Pilot SSD that I have in hand…. isn’t actually a Pilot at all.  It is the newest, and unreleased, Mushkin Pilot-E containing the newest SMI 2262EN controller.  A quick search around the internet shows nothing posted and …

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ADATA XPG SX8200 Pro 1TB NVMe SSD Review

If we look back at the last few months of SSD progression, it becomes rather evident that there is just a bit of a fist fight between competing SSD controller manufacturers, SMI and Phison.  SMI has maintained a solid footprint in the industry for the last few years but most recently, Phison released its 5012-E12 controller which has gained quite …

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