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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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ADATA Announces XPG SX8200 Pro and XPG GAMMIX S5 M.2 x 2280 SSDs and XPG GAMMIX D30 DDR4 Memory Modules

ADATA is announcing the launch of three new XPG high-performance gaming hardware items.  ADATA’s XPG (Xtreme Performance Gaming) is a world-renowned gaming brand, and these two new XPG SSDs and XPG DDR4 memory take the XPG brand to yet another high level. The XPG XS8200 Pro is an M.2 x 2280 SSD, and represents XPG’s fastest SSD to date.  It …

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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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ADATA Announces XPG SX6000 Pro PCIe Gen3x4 M.2 2280 SSD

ADATA is announcing the launch of their new XPG SX6000 Pro PCIe Gen3x4 M.2 2280 SSD.  The combination of 3D NAND Flash and the NVMe 1.3 protocol creates an SSD that delivers excellent performance and up to 1TB of capacity.  The SX6000 Pro’s single-sided design results in a thinner-than-standard M.2 2280 SSD, providing a higher level of compatibility and a …

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G-Technology G DRIVE mobile PRO SSD (1TB) Review

We have been reviewing TB3 external devices for some time now and it is great to be so far away from those 500MB/s and lower portable storage device speeds. TB3 has been a gift to media professionals, to say the least.  Up until today, however, there has only been a single device that we have reviewed that has the portability …

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Netstor NA611TB3 Dual NVMe SSD TB3 Enclosure Review

Its not that often that we are late to the game with many of our reviews, and I must apologize profusely for this one, but better to get it up late than never. We have moved into a new office after a rather lengthy location transition and things are just starting to get back on track.  In any case, today …

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Mushkin Source SATA SSD Review (500GB): A Cheap Upgrade

Mushkin has been updating infusing its product line with 3D NAND, but that’s not all they have been up to. While doing that, they have been pushing to make SSDs cheap again. Their latest offering, the Mushkin Source, is selling for as low as $28.99 for the 120GB and just $158.99 for the 1TB model! If that’s not something to …

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Intel Announces SSD D3-S4510 and D3-S4610 Series of Data Center SSDs

Intel has a long history of producing some of the most reliable solid-state drives in both the client and data center markets, and today’s announcement of the Intel® SSD D3-S4510 and D3-S4610 series offers data centers an easy upgrade from SATA HDDs to SATA SSDs, helping to minimize the costs of modernization.  Replacing HDDs with these newest Intel 64-layer 3D …

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