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ProGrade CFExpress B 1TB 1700 Gold / 325GB 1700 Cobalt Memory Cards & Thunderbolt 3 Card Reader Review – Things Just Keep on Getting Better

Sustained write disk performance is not advertised with most CFexpress Type B cards today and, in fact, it is not common whatsoever in the flash industry.  As much as it is not spoken of, consumer SSDs, SD cards, compact flash cards, and even the latest CFexpress cards, are marketed and sold according to their ‘peak’ read and write data transfer …

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Orico Thunderbolt 3 TB3-S1 Docking Station Review

I am always looking for a decent docking station.  As much as it is very convenient when travelling to tech events, more so, I am always looking for the perfect answer to office convenience.  Reaching behind the PC to find just the right port, or even plugging a device in the PC front when its cabling just isn’t long enough …

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Plugable Thunderbolt 3 NVMe External SSD Review (2TB) – Price, Performance and Capacity

Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C portable SSDs have become mainstream as of late, the typical value product having a JMicron controller that provides data transfer speeds up to 1GB/s read and write.  This is sufficient for the typical consumer but media professionals demand faster data transfer speeds….and higher capacity.  The sweet spot for Thunderbolt 3 is 2.8GB/s and that is as …

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Samsung X5 Thunderbolt 3 Portable SSD Review (1TB)

So we have been on a bit of a kick lately, testing as much TB3 external storage as we could find.  And things have come along.  Where we were once restricted to external storage of 500MB/s, today’s portable storage is capable of almost 6 times that with Thunderbolt 3.  Don’t jump so fast though as TB3 is still rather niche …

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G-Technology G DRIVE mobile PRO SSD (1TB) Review

We have been reviewing TB3 external devices for some time now and it is great to be so far away from those 500MB/s and lower portable storage device speeds. TB3 has been a gift to media professionals, to say the least.  Up until today, however, there has only been a single device that we have reviewed that has the portability …

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