Phison E12 Reference SSD

Sneak Peek – Phison E12 High-Performance SSD Controller

Phison PS5012-E12 Arrives to Power PCIe NVMe SSDs Chances are you’ve never heard about Phison’s PS5012-E12 SSD controller, but the Gen3 x4 NVMe 1.3 high-performance controller is sampling to customers and it is supposed to be wicked fast thanks to its 8-channel design and on-board cache. Once released, the E12 will be the flagship controller for …more

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MyDigitalSSD SBX M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD

MyDigitalSSD SBX 512GB NVMe SSD Review

NVMe SSD On The Cheap – MyDigitalSSD SBX If you’ve never used an SSD before you are in for a treat as an SSD is the single biggest performance upgrade that can be done to your computer. A decade ago a good SATA II SSD would run you around $7 per gigabyte, but these days …more

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ADATA XPG SX8200 480GB SSD

ADATA XPG SX8200 M.2 SSD Review – 480GB Model Tested

XPG SX8200 – Newer Controller and TLC NAND For More Performance If you are looking for a fast and affordable Solid-State Drive (SSD) the ADATA XPG SX8200 PCIe SSD series is worth taking a look at. This M.2 2280 NVMe 1.3 supporting drive series is actually ADATA’s fastest SSD to date! ADATA went with the Silicon Motion SM2262 …more

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Toshiba RC100 480GB SSD

Toshiba OCZ RC100 SSD Review – M.2 2242 PCIe NVMe

Toshiba RC100 Series – Tiny Drive For A Small Price We first learned about the Toshiba RC100 Series SSD at CES 2018 and were intrigued by the by what Toshiba was showing off. The RC100 series are all M.2 PCIe Gen 3×2 NVMe drives that use the tiny 2242 form factor rather than the much …more

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SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD Drive

SanDisk 1TB Extreme Portable SSD Review

SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD – Rugged, Fast and USB Type-C Most of our readers wouldn’t buy or build a new computer today without an SSD inside. SSDs have come a long way over the past decade and once you’d had one you don’t want to go back to rotational media. Portable SSDs are also streaming …more

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Patriot EVLVR Thunderbolt 3 Portable SSD

Patriot EVLVR 1TB Thunderbolt 3 Portable SSD Review

Patriot Introduces Thunderbolt 3 Portable SSD Called EVLVR The first Patriot EVLVR Thunderbolt 3 portable SSD prototype was first revealed at CES 2018 and got some buzz as it is one of only a handful of external SSD solutions aimed at mainstream users that uses the Thunderbolt 3 interface. The name “EVLVR” is an abbreviation …more

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Intel Optane Memory M10 in Intel H370 Motherboard

Intel Optane Memory Tested With Secondary Hard Drive

Intel Optane Memory Now Works On Secondary Drives Last month, Intel revealed a number of changes to help promote their Optane Memory line. You know what Intel Optane Memory is right? Intel Optane Memory comes on a M.2 2280 ‘gumstick’ drive and has super fast Intel 3D Xpoint memory chips on it. Once installed into an …more

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WD Blue 2TB Hard Drive WD20EZRZ

WD Blue 2TB Hard Drive WD20EZRZ Review

WD Blue 5400 Class Hard Drive – Yes, They Still Make Them! Most review sites don’t bother reviewing hard drives these days, but after reviewing 18 different Solid-State Drives in 2018 alone we needed a break. Old school hard drives are still the most cost effective way to store gobs of data and if you …more

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Patriot Scorch M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD

Patriot Scorch 256GB M.2 NVMe SSD Review

Patriot Scorch Drives Won’t Burn Your Wallet Are you looking for a low cost entry-level M.2 PCIe NVMe drive and don’t need a ton of storage capacity? The Patriot Scorch Series of M.2 PCIe NVMe drives might be what you are looking for. Patriot Scorch drives are rather affordable as you can pick up the …more

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Samsung SSD 970 EVO Retail Packaging

Samsung SSD 970 EVO NVMe 1TB SSD Review

970 EVO Gets Some Phoenix Controller Action Samsung today introduced the Samsung 970 PRO and EVO, the third generation of their NVMe SSD lineup. The Samsung SSD 970 EVO series is available in 250GB, 500GB, 1TB and 2TB capacities ranging in price from $119.99 to $849.99. The 970 EVO series is equipped with Samsung’s latest 64-layer …more

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Samsung SSD 970 PRO Retail Drive

Samsung SSD 970 PRO NVMe 512GB SSD Review

Samsung SSD 970 PRO Arrives Ready For Battle Samsung has led the NVMe SSD market since the first consumer drive was released in 2015, but in recent months the NVMe market has been flooded with drives from other brands. The Samsung SSD 950 PRO NVMe series in 2015 and the Samsung SSD 960 PRO NVMe …more

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HP SSD EX920 M.2 Drive Retail Box

HP SSD EX920 1TB M.2 Drive Review

HP Goes For Enthusiast Performance Numbers With EX920 Series Last week, Legit Reviews took an in-depth look at the HP SSD EX900 M.2 drive series to see how HP’s first DRAM-less storage drive performed. Today, we’ll be taking a look at the HP SSD EX920 drive series that includes DRAM on the M.2 2280 gumstick …more

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HP SSD EX900 M.2 500GB Drive

HP EX900 500GB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD Review

HP Tries To Gain Market Share in SSDs Today, Legit Reviews is taking a look at the HP SSD EX900 series of M.2 PCIe x4 NVMe 1.3 certified SSDs that just happen to be aimed at entry-level market with capacities of 120GB, 250GB, and 500GB. Actual street pricing for these three drives are $59.99, $94.52 …more

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SSD Testing Game Loading Times

Game Load Time Benchmarking – Shootout With Six SSDs and One HDD

Solid-State Drive (SSD) prices are continuing to drop and capacities are increasing, so more and more gamers are looking to install games on an SSD over a traditional spinning hard drive. One of the first things that a gamer will notice when moving from a hard drive to an SSD are reduced loading time in games …more

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