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ProGrade Digital 165GB Cobalt CFExpress Type B Card Review

I get asked quite often what I prefer with respect to storage cards in my camera equipment.  I try to stay away from exact brands and move the conversation into what I believe are necessary characteristics of the cards that I will put in my digital equipment.  Three things stand out.   I want storage that has high sustained write speeds …

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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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Corsair MP400 2TB NVMe SSD Review – QLC NAND Goes Mainstream

One of the most diverse and inclusive names in the PC business is Corsair.  Their Force Series SSDs were first introduced in 2010, but wait, Corsair’s gaming portfolio started way back in 1994.  Corsair has always been a part of our system builds and my personal favorite to this day is their iCue software, although a quick look at our …

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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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Crucial P2 NVMe SSD Review (500GB)

I find it a bit amusing that some 13 years since our first SSD review, flash technology is still at a point that we are trying to move the consumer from hard drive to SSD.  Knowing what we know about the difference between the two, It simply doesn’t make sense to me that PCs, especially laptops, are still selling with …

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