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Samsung T7 Portable 2TB SSD Review

Portable storage has come a long way.  As much as I am not going to give my age away by mentioning rather large bulletproof hard drive contained external SSDs, being able to throw a portable SSD in your pocket, much less one that is capable of storing hundreds of thousands of pictures, songs or thousands of movies, is impressive.  Such …

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Silicon Power US70 Gen 4×4 1TB NVMe SSD Review

Less than a week ago Canon introduced their newest camera lineup which was highlighted by the Canon EOS mirror-less R5 Digital camera.  To anyone who is familiar with cameras, this may be the release of the decade.  It is a 45 megapixel camera that will shoot video as large as 8K/30 or 4K/120 with RAW.  Myself, I am moving up …

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Samsung 870 QVO V-NAND SATA 3 SSD Review (1/2TB)

It isn’t too often that we’re reviewing SATA 3 SSDs these days.  The reason of course is that that bigger and better gets all the attention.  Data transfer speeds of 550MB/s are all to often forgotten when PCIe 4×4 is now moving data at just under 10x that.  Similarly, capacities up to 2TB are fairly common but we have really …

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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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Seagate FireCuda 520 NVMe PCie 4.0 x 4 SSD Review (1TB)

Whats probably the most amusing, and most unusual characteristic in our review of our second PCIe 4.0 SSD today is the fact that the only way you are going to be running these kind of SSD speeds anytime soon is with an AMD system.  It’s not often that we ever catch Intel with its pants down but, at least in …

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