Tag Archives: TxBench

Crucial X6 6Gbps 2TB Portable SSD Review

Perhaps one of the most overlooked benefits of the newest Type-C USB 3.1 Gen 2 connector is that it allows us to create smaller devices.  We see it every day in the latest and greatest smartphone on our side, but we most likely overlook other possibilities, such as portable storage.  And why not as a M.2,  SSD weighs a mere …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

SK hynix Gold S31 SATA 3 1TB SSD Review

It is much too easy in the storage world to get caught up in the hype of increased performance as we move from 550MB/s at SATA 3 all the way up to 5GB/s and higher with the newest NVMe PCIe 4 SSDs.  Let’s face it; 5GB/s in a SSD the size of a stick of gum is pretty amazing, especially …

Read More »

Samsung T7 Portable 2TB SSD Review

Portable storage has come a long way.  As much as I am not going to give my age away by mentioning rather large bulletproof hard drive contained external SSDs, being able to throw a portable SSD in your pocket, much less one that is capable of storing hundreds of thousands of pictures, songs or thousands of movies, is impressive.  Such …

Read More »