Intel SSD 660p versus Intel 665p

Intel SSD 665p 96-Layer QLC NAND Performance Shown For First Time

At Intel’s Memory and Storage Day in Seoul, South Korea, we managed to witness the first public demonstration for the upcoming Intel SSD 665P mainstream storage drive. What makes this demo very interesting is that it the first time we’ve seen Intel’s 96-Layer QLC 3D NAND Flash memory in action on a consumer drive. The …more

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Recovering Data After Drive Failed With Carbonite Cloud Backup Services

One of the worst things that can happen to a person who relies on their computer is to have a hard drive failure. There are many applications and services on the market that helps users recover from these catastrophic loses. One of the most popular and widely used is Carbonite. Carbonite is an online-based backup …more

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WD_Black P10 Game Drive

WD_Black P10 Game Drive Review – 5TB Tested

The WD_Black P10 Game Drive is a pretty straight forward storage device that is aimed at gamers looking for a cool-looking portable drive to hold their game library. It solves the decades old problem of not having enough internal storage space by using your PC or game consoles USB port to quickly and easily expand …more

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Orico M.2 NVMe SSD Enclosures

ORICO NVMe M.2 SSD Enclosure Review

SSD prices are quickly falling, but we’ve noticed that portable SSD prices aren’t dropping nearly as quickly. That means you can build your own wicked fast portable SSD enclosure for less than buying an actual portable SSD. The review that we have for you today is on a pair of ORICO NVMe M.2 SSD enclosures. …more

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MP600 GEN4 SSD

Quick Look: Corsair Force MP600 Gen4 PCIe x4 NVMe SSD on AMD X570

CORSAIR Force MP600 Gen4 PCIe x4 NVMe M.2 SSD The wait is finally over, PCIe Generation 4.0 has arrived thanks to AMD’s X570 motherboard chipset. Intel has been dominating CPU and next generation peripherals advancement for so many years that frankly, was completely unexpected for AMD to leapfrog its competitor. PCIe Gen 4   What …more

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SATA SSDs w/ QLC and TLC NAND Flash

QLC Versus TLC NAND Flash Technology in SATA SSDs

QLC vs TLC NAND Flash – Sponsored By Western Digital If you are looking for a Solid-State Drive (SSD) you’ve likely seen that some of the newest models on the market feature QLC NAND Flash memory. Quad-Level Cell (QLC) is the latest and greatest type of multi-level cell memory technology and SSDs using QLC NAND …more

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ADATA XPG SX6000 PRO 512GB SSD

ADATA XPG SX6000 Pro 512GB SSD Review

XPG SX6000 Pro 512GB NVMe SSD Review Today we’ll be taking a closer look at the ADATA XPG SX6000 Pro M.2 2280 PCIe NVMe SSD series that is aimed at entry-level to mainstream gaming PCs and general PC builds. This drive uses a Realtek RTS5763DL SSD controller paired with 64-layer TLC NAND Flash memory. This …more

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WD Black SN750 Heatsink

WD Black SN750 NVMe SSD with EKWB Heatsink Review

If you are considering purchasing the WD Black SN750 NVMe SSD as your next storage drive you’ll quickly find out that there are two versions to pick from. You have the ‘normal’ version without a heatsink and then you’ll discover one that is offered with a custom heatsink by EKWB. The version with the EKWB …more

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Intel Optane Memory H10

Intel Optane Memory H10 Review – Best Cache Drive Ever?

Intel Optane Memory H10 with Solid State Storage Explained Last month Intel introduced a new M.2 2280 ‘gum stick’ drive called the Optane Memory H10 that combines Intel Optane (3D Xpoint) memory and Intel QLC 3D NAND Flash memory on one drive. This is super exciting as it is the first time memory and storage …more

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ASUS TPM-M R2.0 Module w/ ROG MAXIMUS X APEX Board

How To Enable BitLocker With Intel PTT and No TPM For Better Security

How To Enable BitLocker With Intel PTT Most desktop motherboards have a pin header on them that allows users to buy a Trusted Platform Module (TPM) for enhanced security. Most laptops have a module already included, but it is an ‘extra’ option on most desktop boards. The good news is that for under $20 you …more

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Kingston Nucleum Hub

Kingston Nucleum USB Type-C Hub Review

The Kingston Nucleum 7-in-1 USB Type-C Hub was released at CES 2018 and it became immediately available for $79.99. The price on the Kingston Nucluem has dropped to $49.99 shipped since it was released, but the need for a USB Type-C hub has never been greater than now. More and more thin-and-light laptop makers are reducing the number …more

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WD Blue SN500 NVMe SSD

WD Blue SN500 250GB NVMe SSD Review

WD Blue SN500 – NVMe Goes Mainstream Last month Western Digital released the WD Blue SN500 NVMe SSD and it was a rather significant launch as this is the first time we have seen a PCIe NVMe drive in the mainstream WD Blue series. PCIe NVMe drives have long been coveted by the high-end users …more

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Micron 1100 512GB M.2 SATA SSD

Micron 1100 512GB M.2 SATA SSD Review – FIPS 140-2

Micron 1100 M.2 SATA SSD w/ FIPS 140-2 Today we are taking a look at a Micron 1100 series drive. This is a rather unusual review for us as the Micron 1100 series came out in May 2016 and we usually don’t review several year old products. We are making an exception this time around …more

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Samsung 512 GB EVO Plus MicroSD Card

Samsung 512 GB EVO Plus MicroSD Card with Adapter Review

Are you looking for a microSD memory card to increase the storage on your camera, phone, tablet, drone, computer, or something along the lines of a Nintendo Switch? If you haven’t been paying attention to the MicroSD memory card market, you might not be aware that storage capacities have continued to grow and we now …more

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