Tag Archives: Lexar

SMI Samples First SD Express Memory Card with SMI SM2708 Controller – Benched at 900MB/s

It hasn’t been that long now since the introduction of CF Express Type B cards have pushed storage performance to 1750MB/s in the media industry. Media professionals understand that storage speeds are everything; the key thought being that continuous video or photography can only be accomplished with high speed storage concurrent to their activity.  Any DSLR owner knows EXACTLY what …

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Lexar Play 1TB microSD Card Review

A decade ago, there wasn’t a person around that would have believed we might ever need 1TB as storage in a typical smartphone, camera or consumer-driven media device…but times have changed.  We might never have expected 4K to be the norm for smartphone video but today there are those that will record in 8K.  And pictures, yesterday’s DSLR family could …

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Lexar NM620 Gen3 NVMe SSD Review

Sometimes things almost seem just too coincidental. Less than two weeks back we received the Lexar NM620 NVMe SSD for review while only a few days after that the Lexar name came up while touching base with an old friend I hadn’t spoken to in some time.  We were discussing his business, which is PC build and repair, when he …

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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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