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+

ProGrade CFExpress B 1TB 1700 Gold / 325GB 1700 Cobalt Memory Cards & Thunderbolt 3 Card Reader Review – Things Just Keep on Getting Better

Sustained write disk performance is not advertised with most CFexpress Type B cards today and, in fact, it is not common whatsoever in the flash industry.  As much as it is not spoken of, consumer SSDs, SD cards, compact flash cards, and even the latest CFexpress cards, are marketed and sold according to their ‘peak’ read and write data transfer …

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Delkin Devices 64GB, 128GB ands 256GB Power and Prime CFexpress Type B Cards Reviewed – Great Sustained Speeds at Low Temps

If there is anything we have discovered with the release of the Canon EOS R5 camera in the past two months, its the need for fast CFexpress Type B cards at a low temperature.  Our first two reviews of CFexpress Type B looked at the Lexar Professional and SanDisk Extreme Pro CFexpressB cards, both of which are “Canon R5 approved”. …

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Crucial X6 6Gbps 2TB Portable SSD Review

Perhaps one of the most overlooked benefits of the newest Type-C USB 3.1 Gen 2 connector is that it allows us to create smaller devices.  We see it every day in the latest and greatest smartphone on our side, but we most likely overlook other possibilities, such as portable storage.  And why not as a M.2,  SSD weighs a mere …

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G-Technology Armorlock Encrypted NVMe 2 TB SSD Review – High Speed Data Security Without The High Price

Over the years, we have been lucky enough to post several great articles that hit data security straight on through encrypted SSDs.  Some might say we have become a go-to encrypted flash resource in fact. Data security is key and data loss worldwide reaches billions annually. It is a skyrocketing trend and, in so many cases, people and businesses are …

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Silicon Power UD70 2TB NVMe SSD Review

The Silicon Power UD70 NVMe SSD is based on the newest Micron QLC NAND flash memory and it fits right in.  That is a pretty big statement considering there was a point when nobody thought QLC memory could stand up to the performance of previous gen TLC memory.  But then again, the same was said of TLC memory in comparing …

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