PCIe 5.0 has made its stand in the PC world and is well on its way to making everything we do faster and more efficient. Considering data storage, SSD data transfer speeds now stretch above 10GB/s, but other Z790 great features include parallel ThunderBolt 4 and USB 3.2 2×2, as well as CPU speeds well above 5GHz. TBolt 3/4 brings …Read More »
Acer Predator GM7 1TB SSD Review – 232-Layer NAND Comes Alive Running at 2400MT/s in a DRAM-less Design
It’s been just over a month since we posted the latest in NAND flash technology with our Micron 2550 DRAM-less Gen 4 SSD Review where we saw a Gen 4 SSD run cooler and faster than we ever had before. It was (and still is) an ideal candidate for ‘PS5 Gaming SSD of the Year’ (if you can get your …Read More »
Sometimes small things surprise us. Samsung just pulled this off with their newest T7 Shield which has just been released in a massive 4TB capacity. You see… this is not typical of Samsung to push out such high capacity storage as it goes against their business model. I know this as I had a very lengthy conversation with Samsung in …Read More »
ProGrade Digital CFExpress Type B GOLD 2.0 Memory Card Review – High Capacity High Sustained Writes Low Temp FINALLY!
CFExpress Type B cards have become a main stream item and will be here for some time. We don’t feel the same with respect to CFExpress Type A as it is supported by few media devices in comparison and can’t come close to capacity or speed of CFExpress Type B. Don’t get me wrong. CFExpress Type B has had its …Read More »
CF Express Type-A memory cards are a particularly niche product restricted for the most part to those newer Sony camera lovers; Sony A7S III, A1 and A7 IV. It was that mid-choice between XQD and CFExpress Type-B but then XQD saw firmware upgrades enabling CFExpress Type B which left Type-A on its own. Our first showing of Type-A cards saw …Read More »
Corsair TBT200 ThunderBolt 4 Dock Review – Up to 96W Power Delivery and all the Tb4 Ports One Could Need
A portable dock for a laptop can be a sweet thing when the laptop charges from the dock. Historically though, there have been growing pains in creating the perfect dock. I am on my fourth Lenovo dock at work and I still want to toss it across the room at times when a monitor pops out for no apparent reason. …Read More »
It has been some time since we have posted a Test Bench build so we thought we would start the new year off right by introducing the world to our latest and greatest Intel based Test Bench. As much as we hoped this might be our introduction to Gen 5 SSDs and the incredible speed they provide, timing was just …Read More »
Sabrent Rocket Gen 4 2230 1TB M.2 SSD Review – Is this the Smallest and Fastest Storage Combination in the World?
Without a doubt one of the smallest and fastest storage solutions available today!Read More »
Phison PS5026-E26 Reference Design PCIe 5.0 2TB NVMe M.2 SSD Preview – Things Just Got a Whole Lot Faster
Let's Welcome the world's first PCIe 5.0 SSD outside of manufacturers hands...Read More »
Every now and then a product comes across our desk that we just know is going to be special…maybe even a game changer. Such is the case with the newest Micron 2550 DRAMless PCIe 4.0 Client M.2 SSD that we are testing today and, quite frankly, it is hard to believe there is really so much in such a small …Read More »