Samsung’s newest SSD release is the 990EVO, a PCIe 5.0 SSD that runs at the lower end of PCIe 4.0 speeds. We have been running it through our test regimen for the last week or so and I have to say this SSD is a bit of an odd duck. It is forwards and backwards compatible as one might expect …Read More »
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Phison PS5026-E26 Max14um Gen5 SSD Reference Design Preview – 14GB/s Nails that Performance Sweet Spot
It is no secret with SSD advance that performance and stability have been the driving force behind the wheel. Speed rules and if we can achieve that while maintaining data integrity and longevity in our storage device, we will keep pushing forward. Flash technology accounts for so much in our daily activities that it goes totally unnoticed. We have become …Read More »
Having been around storage and solid state drives for a few years, we can speak with some authority that client SSDs found in PC systems, laptops and ultra books paled in comparison to those retail SSDs being tested. I can remember our review of the Dell XPS 13 Gold Edition in fact, where the performance spoke to 1500MB/s read and …Read More »
On our Test Bench this morning is the Samsung Portable SSD (PSSD) T5 EVO and it is a rather unique device. There is no doubt whatsoever that, at only 3 3/4″ x 1 1/2″ x 5/8″ and weighing 3.5oz, this is the most compact 8TB on the market, but also, this PSSD attains speeds of 460MB/s read and write which …Read More »
Acer Predator GM7 1TB SSD Review – 232-Layer NAND Comes Alive Running at 2400MT/s in a DRAM-less Design
It’s been just over a month since we posted the latest in NAND flash technology with our Micron 2550 DRAM-less Gen 4 SSD Review where we saw a Gen 4 SSD run cooler and faster than we ever had before. It was (and still is) an ideal candidate for ‘PS5 Gaming SSD of the Year’ (if you can get your …Read More »
Sometimes small things surprise us. Samsung just pulled this off with their newest T7 Shield which has just been released in a massive 4TB capacity. You see… this is not typical of Samsung to push out such high capacity storage as it goes against their business model. I know this as I had a very lengthy conversation with Samsung in …Read More »
ProGrade Digital CFExpress Type B GOLD 2.0 Memory Card Review – High Capacity High Sustained Writes Low Temp FINALLY!
CFExpress Type B cards have become a main stream item and will be here for some time. We don’t feel the same with respect to CFExpress Type A as it is supported by few media devices in comparison and can’t come close to capacity or speed of CFExpress Type B. Don’t get me wrong. CFExpress Type B has had its …Read More »
Sabrent Rocket Gen 4 2230 1TB M.2 SSD Review – Is this the Smallest and Fastest Storage Combination in the World?
Without a doubt one of the smallest and fastest storage solutions available today!Read More »
Phison PS5026-E26 Reference Design PCIe 5.0 2TB NVMe M.2 SSD Preview – Things Just Got a Whole Lot Faster
Let's Welcome the world's first PCIe 5.0 SSD outside of manufacturers hands...Read More »
Every now and then a product comes across our desk that we just know is going to be special…maybe even a game changer. Such is the case with the newest Micron 2550 DRAMless PCIe 4.0 Client M.2 SSD that we are testing today and, quite frankly, it is hard to believe there is really so much in such a small …Read More »