solid state drive

Mushkin Announces Helix 3D MLC NAND M.2 SSD

Over the past couple of years, the SSD market has started to move away from the SATA connector. One of the more popular connectors is the M.2 which uses PCIe lanes for ...

February 1, 2017 at 11:00 am by

Silicon Power S56 240GB Solid State Drive Review

Introduction The Silicon Power S56 is a whole new drive series that comes with a fresh design on the outside and great hardware on the inside. The S56 is categorised as an ...

January 27, 2017 at 8:30 am by

Patriot Hellfire 480GB M.2 NVMe SSD Review

Introduction Today it is time to take a closer look at Patriot Memory’s flagship SSD and their take on a PCIe Gen 3 x4 NVMe SSD in my favourite form factor M.2 2280. The ...

December 7, 2016 at 10:01 am by

Intel Launching New 3D NAND SSDs in 2017

Intel’s 3D XPoint non-volatile memory technology is one of the most anticipated advances in solid state drives (SSDs), and a new report claims that the company is set to ...

December 6, 2016 at 9:00 pm by

Mach Xtreme Unveiled the Impressive Mach EXPRESS PCIe SSD

Mach Xtreme is a company that I’m mostly familiar with due to their SATA DOMs that I’ve used in a lot of builds over the years, but they also make normal flash ...

December 5, 2016 at 10:41 am by

Plextor S2C 512GB Entry-Level SATA3 SSD Review

Introduction Deciding whether you want to enter the SSD market can be a tricky one, especially if you want both capacity and performance, preferably for a small asking price. ...

December 5, 2016 at 9:00 am by

Plextor S2G 512GB Entry-Level M.2 Solid State Drive Review

Introduction Today I’m taking a look at an SSD that has been designed with first-time adopters of the technology in mind, the Plextor S2 in the M.2 2280 form factor. ...

November 29, 2016 at 8:55 am by

MyDigitalSSD BPX 480GB NVMe M.2 Solid State Drive Review

Introduction This is a joyful time to be a storage reviewer as more and more NVMe drives get released to the market and as such also find their way into my test benches. Today ...

November 24, 2016 at 8:00 am by

Apacer AS682 ARMOR+ 250GB Solid State Drive Review

Introduction Apacer isn’t one of the first companies that you would think of when it comes to storage drives, but they actually have quite a nice line-up of available ...

November 16, 2016 at 9:13 am by

Apacer Z280 240GB M.2 PCIe NVMe Solid State Drive Review

Introduction The M.2 form factor was originally called the Next Generation Form factor (NGFF) for a good reason and it is without a doubt also my personal favourite form ...

November 14, 2016 at 9:17 am by

ADATA SP550 M.2 240GB Solid State Drive Review

Introduction It is time to take a look at another M.2 2280 sized SSD, my favourite storage form factor. It is tiny yet features plenty of PCB space for large capacities and ...

October 28, 2016 at 9:15 am by

Western Digital Enters the SSD Market

Following its recent purchase of SanDisk, Western Digital has launched its first consumer solid state drives (SSDs). WD Blue and WD Green – a mid-range and budget line of ...

October 11, 2016 at 10:00 pm by

Crucial MX300 M.2 525GB SSD Review

Introduction By now I’ve got to know the Crucial MX300 series pretty well. I initially reviewed the limited edition 750GB model upon release and recently we had a look ...

October 10, 2016 at 9:49 am by

Crucial MX300 2TB 2.5-Inch Solid State Drive Review

Introduction Today I got the largest solid state drive in my test lab that I yet had the pleasure to test, at least when it comes to capacity. The physical size of the ...

September 29, 2016 at 9:58 am by

Samsung Predicts 236% PCIe SSD Growth in Next Two Years

At Samsung’s recent SSD Global Summit, during which it debuted its new PCIe M.2 SSD drivers, the company predicted that PCIe SSD sales are set to increase by 236%, leaving ...

September 28, 2016 at 1:05 am by

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