It’s been just over a month since we posted the latest in NAND flash technology with our Micron 2550 DRAM-less Gen 4 SSD Review where we saw a Gen 4 SSD run cooler and faster than we ever had before. It was (and still is) an ideal candidate for ‘PS5 Gaming SSD of the Year’ (if you can get your …Read More »
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Sometimes small things surprise us. Samsung just pulled this off with their newest T7 Shield which has just been released in a massive 4TB capacity. You see… this is not typical of Samsung to push out such high capacity storage as it goes against their business model. I know this as I had a very lengthy conversation with Samsung in …Read More »
ProGrade Digital CFExpress Type B GOLD 2.0 Memory Card Review – High Capacity High Sustained Writes Low Temp FINALLY!
CFExpress Type B cards have become a main stream item and will be here for some time. We don’t feel the same with respect to CFExpress Type A as it is supported by few media devices in comparison and can’t come close to capacity or speed of CFExpress Type B. Don’t get me wrong. CFExpress Type B has had its …Read More »
CF Express Type-A memory cards are a particularly niche product restricted for the most part to those newer Sony camera lovers; Sony A7S III, A1 and A7 IV. It was that mid-choice between XQD and CFExpress Type-B but then XQD saw firmware upgrades enabling CFExpress Type B which left Type-A on its own. Our first showing of Type-A cards saw …Read More »
Sabrent Rocket Gen 4 2230 1TB M.2 SSD Review – Is this the Smallest and Fastest Storage Combination in the World?
Without a doubt one of the smallest and fastest storage solutions available today!Read More »
Phison PS5026-E26 Reference Design PCIe 5.0 2TB NVMe M.2 SSD Preview – Things Just Got a Whole Lot Faster
Let's Welcome the world's first PCIe 5.0 SSD outside of manufacturers hands...Read More »
Every now and then a product comes across our desk that we just know is going to be special…maybe even a game changer. Such is the case with the newest Micron 2550 DRAMless PCIe 4.0 Client M.2 SSD that we are testing today and, quite frankly, it is hard to believe there is really so much in such a small …Read More »
DRAMless SSDs are somewhat of an odd duck in the SSD world, yet they consistently reappear. Ask anyone on any forum if DRAMless SSDs are a viable option for a main storage medium could be considered picking a fight. There are hard pressed views and, as a rather long-standing solid state drive reviewer, my views haven’t always gone with the …Read More »
I remember a few years back when I got my hands on the first SATA SSD and first experienced the difference between a hard drive and SSD. Back then, part of my job was creating legal disclosures and completing a vetted and optimized 300 page report in Acrobat might take 30 to 45 minutes. With an SSD it took 30 …Read More »
It is no secret that one of Sabrent’s top weapons in the storage world is the Rocket 4 Plus which has been around for some time now. First introduced in 2020, the Rocket 4 Plus has been fine tuned to add a 4TB in addition to the original 1/2TB releases and then Sabrent even added a custom heatsink for PS5 …Read More »