Hardware

Lexar 1TB Professional SDXC Review – Another First for Lexar

A few days back, we did a review on the first 1TB microSD card to make it outside of manufacturers test facilities and the only negative of that review was that we couldn’t tell you when it would be available, or the cost.  That was the Lexar 1TB High-Professional microSDXC which is the smallest 1TB storage drive in the industry …

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PNY Pro Elite 512GB MicroSD Card Review – Bigger and Faster

A few weeks back we reported on one of our first high capacity MicroSD cards, the PNY Elite 512GB MicroSD.  We couldn’t say enough about the fact that we are now seeing high capacity storage in smaller devices such as smartphones, surveillance cameras, drones, along with so many other compact devices enjoying the opportunity to enjoy longer operating scenarios before …

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OWC Drive Dock USB-C Review

OWC has been in the storage game for some time and our first review of their first SSD goes back some 9 years now.  Throughout the years, they have primarily gained success with Mac add-ons or replacement items, such as SSDs, but we have always been the first to say that OWC is just as valuable as a PC resource.  …

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MyDigitalSSD M2X Type-C External M.2 SSD Enclosure Review

Not to often that we have to eat crow (figuratively speaking) but our review today is just that.  A few months ago, we reviewed the JMicron Type-C NVMe M.2 SSD to USB 3.1 Gen 2 adapter and quoted it as being ‘not quite ready for prime time.’  Simply, I was wrong.  As a reviewer, we sometimes get caught up in …

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Samsung X5 Thunderbolt 3 Portable SSD Review (1TB)

So we have been on a bit of a kick lately, testing as much TB3 external storage as we could find.  And things have come along.  Where we were once restricted to external storage of 500MB/s, today’s portable storage is capable of almost 6 times that with Thunderbolt 3.  Don’t jump so fast though as TB3 is still rather niche …

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