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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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Samsung 990 Pro SSD Review – Samsung Reigns True Yet Again

One of the oldest players in the SSD world is Samsung.  They have been around since the beginning and were the first to release SSDs on the retail side way back in April of 2008, right there beside SanDisk.  Back then, we had the Samsung 64GB SLC SATA II SSD priced at a high of $1130… for 64GB!  Flash memory …

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Lexar Professional NM800 Pro SSD Review

Up on the Test Bench today we have the latest and greatest from Lexar, the Lexar Professional NM800 Pro NVMe SSD.  This SSD has a very compact heatsink which makes it the perfect addition to a Sony Playstation 5 gaming system.  Let’s add to that the fact that the makeup of this SSD isn’t your run of the mill copycat …

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Lexar Professional Diamond CFExpress Card Review

Lexar has recently released their Professional Diamond Series CFExpress Type B Memory Card and they believe this card is the ‘worlds fastest’ CFExpress card to date. Specifications list speeds of 1900MB/s read, 1700MB/s write and 1600MB/s sustained write and, if these numbers pan out, this would be an industry leading storage device.  As much as we appreciate these numbers, we …

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