Storage
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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...



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Review: Toshiba HG6 512GB SSD (THNSNJ512GCSU)

Toshiba’s Unicorn Last year, we were lucky enough to be one of the first to receive the opportunity to review the Toshiba Q Series Pro SSD. At the time, we never really heard much about Toshiba SSDs since Toshiba does...



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Review: Crucial MX100 512GB SSD

Crucial MX100 Revisited Two months ago, we had the opportunity to be one of the first reviewers to take a look at the Crucial MX100 SSD. At the time, we came away very impressed with the drive as it delivered great performanc...



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Review: Angelbird SSD wrk 512GB

High Quality Entry Level SSD Over the past few years, we’ve seen the SSD market consolidate quite a bit with numerous 3rd party SSD vendors exiting the market due to shrinking margins or difficulty in acquiring NAND. Be...