Tag Archives: Solid State Drive

Kingston SSDNow UV400 SSD Review (480GB)

Today we are going to look into the performance of yet another entry level SSD. This trend, to offer entry level products, is very strong now and since TLC NAND is readily available, almost every manufacturer out has one of these cost effect drives in their portfolio. While these SSDs aren’t the top performing devices enthusiasts love, they offer significantly better …

Read More »

Samsung 850 EVO SSD Review (4TB) – Bigger than Ever!!!

Samsung is a force to be reckoned with in the SSD market. With such a large share, they are the biggest player there is. This allows them to push the boundaries of what products they can deliver and when. In today’s case, Samsung has just released another update to their 850 EVO line, this time it is huge. First launched in late 2014, …

Read More »

SanDisk X400 SSD Review (512GB)

Targeted towards read-intensive workloads, boot, and logging applications in both servers and mobile computing, the X400 is SanDisk’s top-tier client SATA SSD available in both M.2 and 2.5″ form factors. Based on the marketing material it seems that SanDisk has put a lot of value into this drive, not only with its feature set, but performance and efficiency. The X400 is the …

Read More »

Plextor Announces M8Pe M.2 NVMe SSD Family – Computex 2016 Update

This morning at Computex 2016 in Taipei, Plextor announced its newest M8 M.2 Series of NVMe SSDs, these relying on performance through Marvell’s newest 88SS1093 controller.  The M8 M.2 SSD will be available with or without heatsink, or in a HHHL PCIe form factor that ensures compatibility for those without M.2 slot equipped PC systems.  This first photo displays the …

Read More »

Micron Intros Ballistix TX3 M.2 NVMe SSD – Computex 2016 Update

We got a sneak peek of a future NVME release in the Micron family, but its introduction was a bit unexpected.  Enter the Ballistix (by Micron) brand of flash memory products where the Ballistix TX3 NVMe SSD will be leading the way, along with an assortment of DRAM memory products.  We are well aware that Crucial’s Ballistix memory is already …

Read More »