Tag Archives: USB-C

Plugable Thunderbolt 3 NVMe External SSD Review (2TB) – Price, Performance and Capacity

Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C portable SSDs have become mainstream as of late, the typical value product having a JMicron controller that provides data transfer speeds up to 1GB/s read and write.  This is sufficient for the typical consumer but media professionals demand faster data transfer speeds….and higher capacity.  The sweet spot for Thunderbolt 3 is 2.8GB/s and that is as …

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Micron Announces Portable SSD and 96L TLC Powered Enterprise SSDs

Crucial Memory and Micron, their parent company, have got some big announcements today. At Micron Insight in San Francisco, the company announced a bunch of new products, including their first portable SSD under the Crucial brand as well as two new enterprise SSDs. Crucial X8 Portable SSD Crucial’s next step into the consumer market includes a sleek-looking portable SSD, the …

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Seagate and LaCie Showcase Latest SSD Products – CES 2017 Update

LaCie, as many of you know, is Seagate’s premier/professional product brand. At CES they have on display their latest product updates, which feature upgraded interfaces and performance improvements. The Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C can connect to USB 3.0-compatible computers as well as to USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 models. It also comes with an integrated Thunderbolt cable that is compatible with first-generation …

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G-Technology Announces G-DRIVE Slim SSD USB-C — Their First Solid State Portable Drive

G-Technology, a Western Digital brand, is announcing the G-DRIVE slim SSD USB-C, which expands their G-DRIVE lineup to include their first solid-state portable drive.  This new drive provides faster data transfer speeds via USB-C connectivity, and is an excellent option for expanded external storage for the latest next-generation computing devices, such as the MacBook and Apple’s all-new MacBook Pro, a …

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