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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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PLEXTOR Announces New Consumer SSD Models Offering 20% Performance and Reliability Increases — CES 2019 Update

PLEXTOR’s CES 2019 announcement features two new consumer SSD models.  The M9V (SATA) and M10Pe (PCIe) SSDs both feature the newest and upgraded PLEXTOR performance boosting utilities that increase performance and reliability by 20%. PLEXTOR’s new M10Pe, geared toward gamers and application-intensive users, is a PCIe SSD that pairs 96-layer 3D NAND with an industry-proven controller to achieve sequential read …

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Toshiba Announces BG4 1TB Single Package PCIe Gen3 x4L SSDs Featuring 96-Layer BiCS FLASH™ 3D Memory — CES 2019 Update

Welcome to our 2019 coverage of the ever-impressive Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.  The first news to hit the pipeline is Toshiba announcing their BG4 series of ball grid array (BGA) solid-state drive (SSD).  Toshiba’s ultra-compact NVMe™ SSDs pair both the flash and an all-new controller into a single package, creating design flexibility that is ideal for ultra-thin PC …

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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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