Storage
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Review: Samsung PM863, SM863 960GB Enterprise SSD

TLC 3D V-NAND in the Enterprise Last year we reviewed the Samsung 845DC EVO and the Samsung 845DC PRO, which at the time was two of Samsung’s newest SSDs designed for the rapidly growing datacenter/cloud/hyperscale marke...



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Review: Micron M510DC 480GB Enterprise SSD

16nm cMLC in the Enterprise Last year, we reviewed the Micron M500DC SSD which was a low cost enterprise SSD designed for the cloud/hyperscale server market. At the time, enterprise SSDs were generally expensive, high endurance...



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Review: Samsung 850 EVO, PRO 2TB SSD

2TB Consumer SSDs Are Here Generally when I talk to people about SSDs and how great they are, two concerns almost always pop up. The first concern of course is cost. While cost has been getting more and more competitive in the ...



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Review: OCZ Trion 100 480GB SSD

OCZ Forays into TLC When we look at the SSD market today, there’s two distinct group of consumers. On one hand are the enthusiasts who are willing to pay for the highest performance drives ever produced. These are the gu...



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Review: Samsung SM951 256GB NVMe PCIe SSD

NVMe Takes the Performance Crown Several weeks ago, I had the opportunity to review the Samsung SM951 512GB AHCI PCIe SSD. In the review, I noted that Samsung had originally told us that the SM951 would feature the NVMe prot...



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Review: Kingston HyperX Savage 240GB SSD

Kingston’s New Mid-Tier HyperX SSD At CES earlier this year, Kingston had probably one of the biggest product showings we’ve seen in the past few years. Along with new flash drives, memory cards, and gaming periphe...



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Review: Samsung SM951 512GB AHCI PCIe SSD

Samsung Dominates… Again During last year’s Samsung SSD Global Summit, Samsung made some pretty big announcements. Among them was the introduction of 3D V-NAND to the consumer market and the introduction of the Sam...



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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 ...