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Building The TSSDR Z590 Core i9-11900K Test Bench – Unparalleled Performance Increase through Small Steps Back

There was a point when Intel was the undisputed leader of CPUs and their dominance over AMD was solid.  This changed when AMD released its Ryzen PCIe 4.0 CPUs just a little sooner than Intel expected and, over the past year and five months, they have controlled the Gen 4 space exclusively.  That has changed most recently with Intel’s latest …

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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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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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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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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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