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Samsung NVMe SSD 960 PRO Review

11/22/2016, It’s that time of the year, Samsung released its new NVMe SSD line, the 960 Pro. As we are familiar with Samsung’s nomenclature, the “PRO” version is MLC based and is equipped with the best components available to the consumer market, whereas the...

Seagate Launches 512GB Game Drive SSD For Xbox One

10/31/2016, Seagate today announced the launch of a new 512GB SSD Game Drive for the Xbox One. The new SSD promises to provide faster storage for games on Microsoft’s flagship console. To further drive the point home that this SSD has been created with the Xbox...

Samsung 960 Pro and 960 EVO SSDs Announced

09/20/2016, During its SSD Summit in Seoul, Samsung will announce two new SSD drives named 960 Pro and 960 EVO. Both are built on the M.2 form-factor, and NVM Express (NVMe) PCIe Gen.3 x4 interface for flash memory.

Samsung’s 4TB SSD Is Great But Very Expensive

07/12/2016, I can list countless reasons why SSD storage is better than your conventional hard drive, the biggest reason being that it’s considerably faster, but the only downside here is that SSDs are still relatively expensive when compared to HDDs. If...

How To Format A Hard Drive (Windows)

07/11/2016, Formatting a hard drive is a quick way to erasing all content and cleaning a disk up before a sale, or a system installation. It’s not something people do everyday, so it’s OK to have forgotten the steps, or to be a little queezy about doing...

Samsung 750 EVO SSD Now Available Worldwide With 500GB Capacity

05/24/2016, Samsung today announced that it’s expanding the availability of its 750 EVO solid state drive worldwide. The company also confirmed that the SSD which was previously available in 120GB and 250GB capacity is now available worldwide in 500GB capacity...

Samsung SSD T3 Review

03/22/2016, Following its external T1 SSD drive last year, Samsung is back with a T3 SSD USB 3.1 drive that targets the same market, with some improvements. This new drive can put up to 2TB of storage in about 2.75 cubic inches. I’ll go over the design, some...

Seagate Shows Off ‘Fastest-Ever’ SSD Flash Drive

03/08/2016, Seagate has unveiled a production-ready unit of what it claims to be the “fastest-ever” SSD (solid-state drive), with throughput performance of 10 gigabytes per second. This production-ready unit is said to meet Open Compute Project...

Samsung’s 15.36TB SSD Is Now Shipping

03/02/2016, Last year Samsung announced what they were calling the world’s largest capacity SSD for enterprise storage. This is basically a 15.36TB SSD that really just puts to shame everything we’ve seen in computers so far, but then again they are designed for...

Sony Rolls Out SLW-M Consumer Solid State Drives

02/05/2016, When you think about SSD brands, maybe brands like Samsung or Intel come to mind. Now if you’re looking for more options, you might be interested to learn that Sony could soon be a brand worth your consideration as the company has recently taken the...

World’s Biggest SSD Launched With 13TB Of Storage

01/14/2016, Back in the day when SSDs weren’t as common as they are today, they came in really small storage sizes and cost a tiny fortune. These days SSDs are still expensive compared to regular HDDs, but they are considerably more affordable, especially...

Sandisk Extreme 510, 200GB Connect Wireless Stick

01/05/2016, SanDisk today announced the launch of its new high-speed, water-resistant all-terrain portable Solid State Drive at the International Consumer Electronics Show 2016 in Las Vegas. It has been designed with videographers and photographers in mind who...

Sandisk X400 World’s Thinnest 1TB SSD

01/05/2016, AT CES 2016 today, SanDisk has unveiled its X400 solid state drive which it claims to be the world’s thinnest one terabyte M.2 SSD. It’s also said to be the first single-sided 1TB SATA m.2 form factor that’s just 1.5mm in height.

Samsung T3 SSD Gets Metal Body, USB Type C

01/04/2016, Not so long ago, Samsung created a bit of a shock in the SSD world with the ultra-fast Samsung T1 SSD. When I reviewed it, I was surprised to see that, over USB 3.0, it was nearly as fast as my internal SATA drive. At CES 2016, Samsung launches the...