Les Tokar

is a technology nut and Founder of The SSD Review. His early work includes the first consumer SSD review along with MS Vista, Win 7 and SSD Optimization Guides. Les is fortunate to, not only evaluate and provide opinion on consumer and enterprise solid state storage but also, travel the world in search of new technologies and great friendships. Google+

TeamGroup T-FORCE CARDEA Ceramic C440 Gen 4 M.2 SSD Review

On our test bench today is the TeamGroup T-FORCE CARDEA Ceramic C440 Gen 4 NVMe M.2 SSD.  This SSD sports an off-white color pattern with gold branding and is a bit different than other SSDs we have tested, in that it contains a ceramic plate heatsink.  This is a bit unusual as, well at least until Sabrent came along with …

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UPDATED – WD_Black P50 Game Drive Portable SSD – USB 3.2 Gen 2 (20Gbps) SSD Reaches 2GB/s Transfer Speeds

UPDATED – This report has been updated as, during our first report of the WD_Black P50, we had observed very low and inconsistent data transfer patterns in our true data testing.  As a result of that first report, Western Digital sent new firmware and stated that new products would be shipped with the new firmware and product owners would be …

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ProGrade Gold MicroSD UHS-II V60 Memory Card and Reader Review

In recent months, we have completed a few articles on ProGrade Digital storage devices, as well as their card readers.  Our first report was on the 1700 Gold and Cobalt CFExpressB Memory Cards along with their Thunderbolt 3 Dual CFExpress Card Reader, which is posted here, We next covered their 1700 Cobalt 650GB CFExpressB Card with their Dual Slot CFExpress/SD …

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