Tag Archives: external

HYPER Hyperdrive Gen2 16 Port Thunderbolt 3 Dock Review

Thunderbolt 3 has been around for some time now and is the preferred choice by so many media professionals. Its data transfer speeds might reach 2.8GB/s but, more importantly, Thunderbolt 3 can be daisy chained and its 40Gbps speeds allow countless different methods of port transfer simultaneously.  Because of this, the concept of external docks allows much more in a …

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UPDATED – WD_Black P50 Game Drive Portable SSD – USB 3.2 Gen 2 (20Gbps) SSD Reaches 2GB/s Transfer Speeds

UPDATED – This report has been updated as, during our first report of the WD_Black P50, we had observed very low and inconsistent data transfer patterns in our true data testing.  As a result of that first report, Western Digital sent new firmware and stated that new products would be shipped with the new firmware and product owners would be …

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Sabrent Rocket Pro Portable SSD Review (4TB)

Perhaps the one thing that Sabrent has done best in the SSD industry is to fill the void that many would not.  They struck hard on entry with capacities that many might not chance, jumping into QLC well ahead of the curve, and then marketing PCIe 4.0 performance at what appeared to be the perfect time.  And if you are …

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SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD 1TB Review

SanDisk has recently upgraded their line of Extreme Portable SSDs and they encompass, not only a higher volume but also, their transfer speeds are faster.  Our review today examines the Extreme Portable SSD which is a USB 3.2 (10Gbps) SSD. Within a few days. we will be reviewing the SanDisk Extreme Pro SSD which is the first portable SSD that …

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Crucial X6 6Gbps 2TB Portable SSD Review

Perhaps one of the most overlooked benefits of the newest Type-C USB 3.1 Gen 2 connector is that it allows us to create smaller devices.  We see it every day in the latest and greatest smartphone on our side, but we most likely overlook other possibilities, such as portable storage.  And why not as a M.2,  SSD weighs a mere …

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