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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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SecureData 2TB Secure Drive BT External SSD Review

We have looked at plenty of SSD security solutions in the past, the most recent being the Apricorn Aegis Fortress L3 External SSD, or my personal favorite and constant companion, the Apricorn Aegis Secure Key 3.0 480GB flash drive which had been with me for some three years now.  I prefer hardware security solutions to software, as many do, simply …

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Orico NVMe M.2 SSD Enclosure Review

It has been some time now since JMicron released their JMS583 chip which serves as a USB 3.1 Gen 2 to PCIe Gen 3×2 Bridge Controller that enables very high speed and large volume storage in a relatively small M.2 SSD enclosure.  To say the least, this chip has done very well and we have reviewed it in enclosures to …

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