Tag Archives: performance

XPG GAMMIX S70 2TB Gen4 NVMe M.2 SSD Review – As Fast as They Come

Perhaps one of the most admirable traits about ADATA and their gaming brand XPG throughout the years is their willingness to incorporate a wide range of SSD components in their products.  We don’t think that there is another that comes remotely close, most latching on to a certain manufacturer and establishing long lasting partnerships.  Thistrait  is the case with respect …

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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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Orico NVMe M.2 SSD Enclosure Review

It has been some time now since JMicron released their JMS583 chip which serves as a USB 3.1 Gen 2 to PCIe Gen 3×2 Bridge Controller that enables very high speed and large volume storage in a relatively small M.2 SSD enclosure.  To say the least, this chip has done very well and we have reviewed it in enclosures to …

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BIOSTAR G330 SSD Review (256GB)

BIOSTAR isn’t the first name to come to mind when thinking about SSDs. Even for us, we didn’t even recall ever seeing a BIOSTAR SSD until today. They aren’t entirely new to the game, however. Last year at about this time, they released their first SSD, the G300. Utilizing SMI’s popular 2256 controller at the time, it put out some …

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Intel SSD5 545s SATA 3 SSD Review (512GB)

It was some time ago that even the mention of TLC NAND flash memory could draw forum confrontations so active that they would inflame contributors, most threads containing language that we definitely wouldn’t want children hearing…or reading in that case.  Luckily, NAND flash memory has progressed.  In fact, this progression is very ‘consumer-centric’ as today’s SSDs, built on the newest 64-layer 3D TLC …

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