Sabrent Rocket 4 Plus 4TB Gen4 SSD

Sabrent Rocket 4 Plus 4TB NVMe SSD Review

LR took an in-depth look at the Sabrent 2TB Rocket 4 Plus PCIe 4 NVMe SSD back in December 2020. The drive was unbelievably fast and was one of the first on the market to use the Phison E18 controller. When we reviewed the drive there was only 1TB and 2TB capacity options, but recently …more

TEAMGROUP T-CREATE CLASSIC Gen4 1TB SSD

TEAMGROUP T-CREATE CLASSIC Gen4 1TB SSD Review

The TEAMGROUP T-CREATE CLASSIC PCIe 4.0 SSD came to market in March 2021 and aimed at content creators looking for a drive that has excellent performance for multi-tasking. The T-Create Classic PCIe 4.0 SSD is available in capacities of 1TB for $169 (buy on Amazon) and 2TB for $329 (buy on Amazon). Both models feature …more

Viper VP4300 SSD

Plotting Chia Fast On Viper VP4300 2TB Gen4 NVMe SSD

Plotting For Chia? Pick The Right SSD! Cryptocurrencies have thrived in recent years and the success of Bitcoin and Ethereum have become household names. Their rise in popularity has helped spur the development of hundreds of other cryptocurrencies. There are also millions of people looking for the next big cryptocurrency to arrive. Well, Bram Cohen …more

WD_Black SN850 RAID0

WD_BLACK SN850 RAID0 Performance on Intel Z590

When the Intel Z590 platform came out we noticed that motherboards like the ROG Maximus XIII Hero had four M.2 slots. Quad M.2 slots!  Two of the slots on this board are PCIe Gen4 supported, so long as you are running an 11th Gen Intel Core ‘Rocket Lake’ processor. This also means that running RAID …more

Gigabyte AORUS Gen4 7000s SSD

Gigabyte AORUS Gen4 7000s SSD Review

AORUS Gen4 7000s 1TB and 2TB SSDs Benchmarked Gigabyte Technology announced the AORUS Gen4 7000s SSD series during CES 2021 and they are just now hitting the market. The AORUS Gen4 7000s is a high-performance M.2 NVMe SSD comes in either 1TB or 2TB capacities. Both are capable of reaching 7 GB/s read speeds with …more

Crucial X6 4TB External USB Drive

Crucial X6 4TB Portable SSD Review

Crucial X6 Goes NVMe For 4TB Model Last year we did a review on the Crucial X6 Portable SSD series that was SATA-based and was designed to be a cost conscious storage solution. Crucial recently added two new capacities to the series to help satisfy the storage needs at more price points.  The Crucial X6 …more

Lexar NM620 1TB NVMe SSD

Lexar NM620 1TB NVMe SSD Review

NM620 SSD – DRAMless with TLC NAND Flash Lexar officially launched the NM620 M.2 2280 PCIe Gen3x4 NVMe series of SSDs on March 10th, 2021. They claim the NM620 “is a perfect solution designed for content creators and gamers” that are looking for an SSD that can handle intensive workloads and improve their system performance. …more

Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB PCIe Gen3 NVMe SSD

Samsung SSD 980 1TB NVMe SSD Review

Samsung SSD 980 Goes PCIe 3.0 and DRAM-less The Samsung 980 PRO series of PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSDs were introduced in September 2020 and can reach speeds of nearly 7 GB/s read and 5 GB/s write. That series is most impressive, but they are not exactly affordable for the masses and not everyone needs PCIe …more

ADATA SE900G Portable NVMe SSD

ADATA SE900G 1TB RGB External SSD Review

SE900G – A Seriously Fast Portable SSD with RGB The USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 interface looks like it is preparing to take off in 2021. Intel has integrated USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 into their Intel Z590, H570, and B560 chipsets and those boards are starting to enter the market. Chances are the next PC that …more

Intel SSD 670p

Intel SSD 670p 2TB SSD Review

Intel 144-Layer QLC NAND Enters Market With 670p SSD Intel announced the 670p NVMe SSD series back in December 2020 and starting today it will be available to purchase. The Intel SSD 670p is a PCIe Gen3 NVMe SSD series that uses the company’s latest 144-layer QLC NAND Flash memory paired with an SMI SM2265 …more

XPG GAMMIX S70 2TB SSD

ADATA XPG GAMMIX S70 2TB SSD Review

InnoGrit PCIe Gen4 Controllers Enter The Market Thanks To ADATA The XPG GAMMIX S70 NVMe PCIe Gen4 SSD series is exciting as it is the first model on the market that uses the InnoGrit Rainer PCIe (IG5236) controller and TLC NAND Flash.  InnoGrit was founded in 2016 by a group of experienced storage industry veterans …more

Lexar Play 51GB microSDXC Memory Card

Lexar PLAY microSDXC 512GB Memory Card Review

Lexar PLAY microSDXC Benchmark Tested Lexar announced the PLAY microSD card series in Q4 2020 as being a microSDXC card that can hold all your content, no matter if they are games, movies, music or books. The Lexar Play microSD cards are capable of reaching read speeds of up to 150 MB/s. This means they …more

Corsair MP600 CORE 1TB NVMe SSD

Corsair MP600 CORE 1TB NVMe SSD Review

Corsair Puts QLC NAND on PCIe Gen4 SSD Today, we are taking a look at the Corsair MP600 CORE 1TB NVMe SSD that was introduced at the end of January 2021. This M.2 2280 PCIe Gen 4 NVMe drive series is aimed at the value and mainstream storage market. It uses the Phison PS5016-E16 8-channel …more

Seagate FireCuda Gaming 510 Series 1TB NVMe SSD

Seagate FireCuda 510 1TB NVMe SSD Review

Seagate FireCuda 510 Gaming SSD Tested in 2021 The Seagate FireCuda 510 SSD series of NVMe drives came out in early 2019 and was designed for professional-level gamers in mind. This drive series is available in capacities of up to 2TB and features a controller that uses the PCIe 3.0 x4 interface. It is capable of …more