Portable SSDs

WD_Black P40 Game Drive Portable SSD Review

The WD_Black gaming line has been around for some time now and we have been fortunate to report on several items in the past few years.  Admittedly, my personal favorite was one of the first, the WD_Black AN1500 which was well before its time as an add-in card that could hit speeds of 6GB/s and was bootable…to boot. The one …

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SanDisk Professional PRO-G40 ThunderBolt 3 Dual Mode Portable SSD Review – Unbelievable 3.1GB/s Data Transfer Speeds

Hot on the heals of one of the best examples of pure storage gear that we have ever had in our hands (SanDisk Professional PRO-BLADE), Western Digital sends us along their newest SanDisk Professional PRO-G40 Portable SSD for a quick look.  Let’s start this report off by saying that SanDisk Professional gear is not for the faint of heart.  It …

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Ironkey Vault Privacy 80ES Hardware-Encrypted External SSD Review

Without a doubt, the most costly criminal loss to society today is through data loss.  Billions doesn’t accurately reflect the total loss worldwide and, as a matter of fact, we are certain that there would be a single instance where more than a billion dollars of return has moved through a single criminals crypto account.  And nobody is immune.  From …

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Lexar SL660 Blaze Gaming Portable SSD Review (1TB)

If you are a gamer or media manipulator, data transfer speeds are key.  There are two options that speak to data transfer speed in external storage, these being Thunderbolt 3/4 or the newest USB 3.2.  We see fairly few Thunderbolt devices these days as they are the more expensive of the two when considering external SSDs.  They are faster, however. …

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Secure Data SecureDrive KP 1TB Encrypted Portable SSD Review – FIPS 140-2 Level 3 Certified

We have reviewed several security-positioned portable SSDs over the years and one of the most common things we get is that companies are awaiting their FIPS certification.  This doesn’t speak negative to the product being reviewed whatsoever but, when we get a truly certified product in hand, it is nice.  Today, we are looking at the Secure Data SecureDrive KP …

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