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G-Technology Armorlock Encrypted NVMe 2 TB SSD Review – High Speed Data Security Without The High Price

Over the years, we have been lucky enough to post several great articles that hit data security straight on through encrypted SSDs.  Some might say we have become a go-to encrypted flash resource in fact. Data security is key and data loss worldwide reaches billions annually. It is a skyrocketing trend and, in so many cases, people and businesses are …

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Silicon Power UD70 2TB NVMe SSD Review

The Silicon Power UD70 NVMe SSD is based on the newest Micron QLC NAND flash memory and it fits right in.  That is a pretty big statement considering there was a point when nobody thought QLC memory could stand up to the performance of previous gen TLC memory.  But then again, the same was said of TLC memory in comparing …

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Lexar SL200 1TB Portable SSD Review

It seems that consumers simply can’t get enough of portable SSDs.  For the most part, they all seem to be pocket sized these days, range anywhere from 512GB to 8TB, and can have speeds from SATA 3 at just above 500MB/s all the way to ThunderBolt 3 which can pull in data as fast as 2.8GB/s.  Price is key with …

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SK hynix Gold S31 SATA 3 1TB SSD Review

It is much too easy in the storage world to get caught up in the hype of increased performance as we move from 550MB/s at SATA 3 all the way up to 5GB/s and higher with the newest NVMe PCIe 4 SSDs.  Let’s face it; 5GB/s in a SSD the size of a stick of gum is pretty amazing, especially …

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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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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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