Hardware

SanDisk Extreme Pro Portable SSD Review (1TB)

So we are going to take a look at a product today that has been out for some time.  I have actually had this in my hands for several months and never reviewed it as my first provided sample wasn’t a review sample.  The reason I wanted to review it today is because it is a decent example of portable …

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Orico Thunderbolt 3 TB3-S1 Docking Station Review

I am always looking for a decent docking station.  As much as it is very convenient when travelling to tech events, more so, I am always looking for the perfect answer to office convenience.  Reaching behind the PC to find just the right port, or even plugging a device in the PC front when its cabling just isn’t long enough …

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Samsung Portable SSD T7 Touch Review (500GB)

It is no secret that I am a fan of portable storage.  Thunderbolt 3 Portable SSDs rank tops as we can hit speeds of 2.8GB/s, however, anything above SATA is a bonus when you work in the media world and take the amount of photos as I do.  Retail sales of flash storage has conformed just a bit as of …

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Cougar Blazer Open-Frame Gaming PC Chassis Review

So… We know that anything but an SSD has to be damn (Can I say that?) credible for us to post on The SSD Review now don’t we?  Truth be told, we haven’t posted a chassis review since way back in 2012 and it would be rare as heck to find me doing such a review.  After all, we have …

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ADATA SE800 External SSD Review (512GB)

USB 3.2 Gen 2 with Type-C has become the norm as of late and more systems these days are being sold with USB-C or Thunderbolt included.  Simply put, this means faster transfer speeds between your system and external storage, this storage being bus powered and not requiring a separate adapter and cable to power the device.  ADATA has recently released …

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Crucial X8 Portable SSD Review (1TB)

Crucial has introduced a new product to the SSD fold as of late, this being the Crucial X8 Portable SSD.  This SSD is available in 500 and 1TB capacities and is a USB 3.2 Gen 2 (Type-C) external SSD that contains Crucial’s most recent M.2 release, the P1 NVMe M.2 SSD.  Specifications list this SSD as being capable of transfer …

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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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