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Crucial P2 NVMe SSD Review (500GB)

I find it a bit amusing that some 13 years since our first SSD review, flash technology is still at a point that we are trying to move the consumer from hard drive to SSD.  Knowing what we know about the difference between the two, It simply doesn’t make sense to me that PCs, especially laptops, are still selling with …

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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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ADATA Swordfish 1TB NVMe SSD Review – The Last Word in Value

There is no question that, unless there is a specific task requirement for a new SSD, the consumer looks at price.  It’s no different than any other product really where a quality product and low price will always be a top seller.  In the electronic world, SSDs haven’t really gained the notoriety that the hard drive has, which is unfortunate. …

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KIOXIA Announces PM6 SAS SSD — Industry’s First 24G SAS SSD for Servers/Storage

KIOXIA (formerly Toshiba Memory America, Inc.) is announcing the PM6 SAS SSD for enterprise server / storage applications.  The PM6 represents KIOXIA’s 6th generation of enterprise SAS SSDs, and makes them the industry’s first supplier of 24G SAS technology. 24G SAS doubles the data throughput of KIOXIA’s predecessor 5th generation of SAS SSDs, and additionally includes new enhancements and features, …

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KIOXIA Announces First Shipments of Latest Generation PCIe 4.0 U.3 SSDs for Enterprise and Data Centers

KIOXIA America Inc. (formerly Toshiba Memory America, Inc.) is announcing that it has begun shipping their new lineup of CM6 (enterprise) and CD6 (data center) Series PCIe 4.0 NVMe solid state drives.  The latest PCIe 4.0 specification was designed to double the performance of storage and server systems, enabling data transfer speeds of up to 16.0 gigatransfers per second (GT/s), …

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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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Plextor M9P Plus NVMe SSD Review (512GB)

There has been a great deal of change in SSD storage within recent years and it leaves much of us confused.  The core of this change has to do with a continuous upgrade cycle of NAND flash memory which seems happen every few months, resulting in new SSD products and many not understanding which SSD is the best for their …

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XPG Spectrix S40G RGB NVMe M.2 SSD Review (1TB)

On the test bench today is the XPG Spectrix S40G M.2 NVMe RGB SSD.  RGB has become very popular in the last few years and the fact that this SSDs RGB package can be configured with XPG’s own software package is a bonus, as well as its configuration being part and parcel with some motherboards. As a storage reviewer, however, …

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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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