Don’t really know where to start with this. Every now and then reviewers have product sent to them that breaks the norm. It does things it shouldn’t. Next thing you know there is alot of jabbering back and forth and everyone runs their tests again wondering what the heck?!?! The Crucial T500 Pro is on our Test Bench right now …Read More »
Tag Archives: Gen 4
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 »
It is no secret that one of Sabrent’s top weapons in the storage world is the Rocket 4 Plus which has been around for some time now. First introduced in 2020, the Rocket 4 Plus has been fine tuned to add a 4TB in addition to the original 1/2TB releases and then Sabrent even added a custom heatsink for PS5 …Read More »
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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »
Sabrent Rocket 4 Plus SSD With PS5 Heatsink Review – They Switched to B47R Memory Without Telling a Soul!
Without a doubt, the loudest a reader can be in the SSD world is when a company dares to switch hardware in their SSDs without telling anyone. This goes back years and, well, few have escaped the wrath of online ridicule when they are caught doing such. I have always been the bad guy and still believe that manufacturers have …Read More »
An unexpected surprise arrived at our offices this Christmas break in the guise of a PCIe 4.0 DRAM-less SSD. It was only a matter of time but there has been some clever thought put into this drive. It is the ADATA XPG Atom 50 Gen 4 SSD and two things that stand out are that it is a single-sided SSD, …Read More »
One of the oldest names in SSDs is Kingston. One might not expect such as Kingston, by all sense of the term, is a third party manufacturer…or distributor. Unlike Samsung, WD/SanDisk, Intel, Kioxia, Micron, SKHynix and a few others, they do not actually own a fab that ‘grows’ the silicon ingots to manufacture NAND wafers. Unbelievably, the original Kingston SSDNow …Read More »
So I was in a conversation this week where many were speaking of the success of the Phison E18 controller and I stepped away from the crowd for a bit and had to ask, “Yes but will this last?” Historically, we have watched different SSD companies, and more specifically, third party SSD controller companies step into the limelight with a …Read More »
If there is anything we have learned about Micron/Crucial over the years, it is that they like to sit in the weeds. Never really being the first to jump out with a new product, the Crucial norm is to slip a product into the market once the market has become comfortable at that level. When considering the success Crucial/Micron has …Read More »