Storage
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Review: OCZ Vector 180 480GB SSD

The Vector Series Goes A19nm CES 2015 was a pretty big show for the entire storage industry as a whole and OCZ in particular had a strong showing this year with the unveil of their highly anticipated JetExpress controller. Alon...



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Review: Kingston HyperX Predator PCIe SSD 480GB

The Fastest M.2 Drive You Can Buy Today Earlier this year I visited Kingston at CES, and while it’s typically uncommon with memory companies to unveil a ton of new stuff, Kingston actually had quite the showing with the c...



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Review: Crucial BX100 1TB SSD

Crucial’s First Silicon Motion Powered SSD At CES earlier this year, Crucial introduced two new entry level/mainstream SSDs which were expected to hit the market sometime in Q1. The first was the Crucial MX200, which is ...



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Review: Patriot Ignite 480GB SSD

Phison’s S10 Ignites Asynchronous MLC NAND Although once dominant as the go to pre-packaged SSD controller solution for most tier 2 and tier 3 SSD manufacturers, SandForce’s aging SF-2281 controller has been rapid...



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Best MicroSD Memory Card Review Roundup – 2015 Update

12 MicroSD (MicroSDHC/MicroSDXC) Cards Tested Back in late 2012, we rounded up a total of thirteen memory cards from a number of memory card vendors and put them to the test in both synthetic and real world applications. At th...



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Review: Samsung Portable SSD T1 500GB

Ultrafast External Storage at Under 1 Ounce Let’s face it. External hard drives kind of suck. They’re slow, they’re heavy (even the portable ones), and one drop no matter how minor may result in complete dat...



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Review: Plextor M6e Black Edition 256GB PCIe SSD

Plextor M6e, Now Back in Black Last year, we had the pleasure of checking out Plextor’s M6e SSD which was one of the first PCIe SSDs on the market using the M.2 form factor. At the time we were fairly impressed with the d...



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Review: Samsung 850 EVO 500GB SSD

3D V-NAND, Now Going Mainstream Several months ago, I attended the Samsung Global SSD Summit where I was first introduced to the Samsung 850 PRO along with its new 2nd generation 2-bit per cell MLC 3D V-NAND technology. At the...



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Review: Micron M600 256GB SSD

16nm MLC, Now for OEMs and SIs Over the years, we generally haven’t had much opportunity to check out very many Micron products. As Micron’s core business is with partners or OEMs rather than consumers, their produ...



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Review: SanDisk Extreme PRO 128GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive

Flash Drive for Professionals When it comes to professional flash memory products, there definitely aren’t very many product lineups as popular as SanDisk’s Extreme PRO series – and for good reason too. SanD...