Tag: SSD

Transcend launches ESD380C portable SSD

Hey, storage fans! If you get excited by new external solid state drives like I do, then today, you are in for a real treat. Transcend has decided to launch a new USB-C SSD that offers a unique combination of…

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Entry-level 13-inch M2 MacBook Pro has significantly slower SSD than M1 models

If you opt for the base model of Apple’s 13-inch MacBook Pro with the company‚Äôs new M2 chip, you might end up being disappointed by the performance. Tests have revealed that the entry-level 256GB model, priced at $1,299, have significantly…

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PATRIOT launches VIPER VPR400 RGB M.2 PCIe Gen 4×4 SSD for gamers

M.2 PCIe Gen 4×4 solid state drives are nothing new — there are plenty of them on the market. However, a Gen 4×4 SSD with RGB lighting is apparently non-existent — until now, that is. Today, Patriot launches the all-new…

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Silicon Power PCIe Gen 4×4 UD90 solid state drive is fast, but the SSD is also kind of slow

Are all PCIe 4.0 solid state drives fast? Absolutely. However, they aren’t all the same speed. For instance, the Mushkin SSD we covered here can achieve read speeds up to 7,415MB/s — that is really fast. A new SSD called…

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Lexar SL660 BLAZE Gaming Portable SSD features RGB lighting

How do you make a portable SSD a “gaming” drive? Just add RGB lighting, of course! Today, Lexar launches a new solid state drive that it claims is designed for gaming. Is that just marketing? Yes and no. Called “SL660…

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Kingston VP80ES IronKey Vault Privacy 80 is an encrypted USB-C SSD with touchscreen

Solid state drives don’t just make wonderful internal boot drives for computers — they’re excellent for external storage too. Not only are they smaller than mechanical hard disk drives, but they use less power and are much faster as well….

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PNY Pro Elite V2 USB 3.2 Gen 2×1 Type-C Portable SSD is fast and tiny

While solid state drives make wonderful internal boot drives for computers, they are also great options for external storage. Not only are SSDs much smaller than mechanical hard disk drives, but they use less power and are much faster too….

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TEAMGROUP launches T-FORCE VULCAN Z 2.5-inch SATA SSD for gamers

M.2 NVMe solid state drives are much faster than 2.5-inch SATA versions — the former is clearly the future. And yet, companies continue to manufacture new models of the latter. But why? It is quite simple — many computers don’t…

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KIOXIA unveils XG8 PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD

Solid state drives continue to get faster, with many new computers supporting the PCIe 4.0 standard. If you have such a cutting-edge PC, you will probably want to get a PCIe 4.0 SSD to maximize your performance. Is it largely…

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Samsung T7 Shield is a fast and durable USB-C SSD you can beat the crap out of

Portable solid state drives are a great way to store data. Not only are they fast, but because they don’t have moving parts, they are more durable than external mechanical hard drives too. But what if you want a portable…

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