NVME Tested in Real World Performance featuring XPG SX8200 Pro 512GB

Today, we’re going to find out if it’s really worth it to invest on an NVME drive if you already have a SATA SSD, were going to focus on real-world performance tests such as boot times, game load times, real-world file transfers, benefits for video editing and of course some synthetic benchmarks to give you valid information and justification should you choose to upgrade to an NVME drive. This is also the perfect opportunity to test the current bang for the buck NVME which is the XPG SX8200 Pro.With that…

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TerraMaster Announces High-Speed, Large-Capacity Solutions for Professionals with D8 Thunderbolt 3 Storage

November 19th, 2019 Shenzhen, China – TerraMaster, a professional brand that specializes in providing innovative storage products, including network attached storage and direct attached storage, is proud to announce the D8 Thunderbolt 3 storage drive as part of their Thunderbolt 3 family product family. The D8 Thunderbolt 3 leverages the power of Intel Thunderbolt 3 technology to offer incredible speeds while providing large capacities as well as data integrity for demanding, professional work especially for large, mission critical productions. The TerraMaster D8 Thunderbolt 3 has an MSRP of $1,599.99 Lightning-Fast Transfer Speed…

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Transcend ESD240C Portable SSD 120GB Review

Today, we have yet another Transcend Solid State Drive to review, we have here the 120GB version of the Transcend ESD240C, a portable SSD in a very small and slim form factor. With the advancement of technology that allows manufacturers to fabricate solid state drives in an even smaller form factor than we have before, they are able to produce super slim drives that appeals to people who like to work on-the-go. With a very small footprint, bringing an SSD like the Transcend ESD240C is quite convenient and since this…

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Transcend PCI-E SSD 220S M.2 Review

For today’s review, we’re going to take a look at the Transcend PCI-E SSD 220S Storage Device, it is currently available in 256GB, 512GB and 1TB variant but what we have here today is the 256GB variant that is rated up to 3,500 MB/s Read and 1,100 MB/s Write speed. These numbers are way over the usual speed you’re going to get from SATA drives because it is using a different interface. PCI-E drives like this utilizes the PCI Express Gen3 x4 interface supported by the latest NVMe standard allowing…

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Transcend ESD240C Portable SSD 240GB Review – Compact and Stylish!

With the vast availability and increasing popularity of portable storage devices, most importantly those blazing fast external SSDs, sometimes it’s hard to pick what’s the best solution for one’s particular needs and use case scenario. Some people need a ton of space to store their Steam library for fast load times and portable gaming, some needs just enough space for quick transferring of files, while others prefer a faster drive for productivity like myself as a content creator. But with the advancement in technology, most of the latest portable SSDs…

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Transcend JetDrive Go 500 Review

Back in the day, it was very hard to transfer files between an iPhone and other devices but today, thanks to portable storage devices like the one we’re taking a look at here, transferring and backing up files is now as simply as pushing a button. What we have here is the Transcend JetDrive Go 500, an on-the-go flash drive that has a dual plug with lightning and USB and has a lot of tricks up it sleeve for such a tiny device. MY EARLY BREAKDOWN Pros: Compact and portable, Sleek…

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Transcend 350V MicroSDXC Review – High Endurance Memory Card

Just recently, Transcend announced their new High Endurance MicroSDXC 350V card that is made for intensive monitoring devices such as dashboard cameras and security cameras. These crucial security devices require high-performance memory cards with fast read and write speeds, especially write speed, and should be able to endure lots of terabytes written as data will be written continuously throughout the card’s life span.    Today, we finally have a sample to review and we’re going to check the performance of this card and see if it is really suitable for…

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Transcend ESD220C Portable SSD Review – Small but not terrible!

I’ve reviewed more than a few Transcend storage devices already from an internal SSD with the SSD230S to an external one with the 25C3N HDD, I even tore some apart to check the internals of the Storejets like the 25H3. I haven’t had any issues with their storage devices and for the most part, all of my thoughts are positive regarding their products. Hopefully, that will not change with the one we have today, which is the Transcend ESD220C, a promising fast and compact external storage device. MY EARLY BREAKDOWN Pros: Decent…

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UGreen 3-Port USB 3.0 Hub with Card Reader Review

If you’ve been following my YouTube Channel or this blog, you may have known that I recently built my PC. The problem is, It doesn’t have a card reader and it also doesn’t have USB 3.0 ports in front of the case, which is a huge hassle. These are important to me as I frequently transfer files from my memory cards and hard drives during shoots. I tried to find the most affordable but good quality USB 3.0 Hub with a card reader and the Ugreen brand has been on…

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Transcend 500S SDHC and 300S microSDHC Review

Earlier this year, Transcend released their new high-speed SD and microSD cards in the form of the Transcend 500S and 300S. Today, we finally got our hands on it and we’re going to dissect everything you need to know about these cards. We’re also going to determine which card on this series is the best fit for your needs and your gears. MY EARLY BREAKDOWN Pros: Great read speed and decent write speed, Durable and can work on extreme conditions   Cons: Lower tier cards don’t have Video Speed Class…

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Kingston UV500 SSD Upgrade Kit Review + How to install an SSD on an old system

Back at the day, getting a solid state drive as small as a 60GB drive will set you back around $100 for such a small capacity, but nowadays, you can get twice that capacity for just a fraction of the price, making it really viable to grab one regardless of the system you’re planning to run it with. With an SSD, you can easily revive an old system and use it for productivity, office works and stuff like that without needing to spend a ton of money upgrading the rest…

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Samsung 860 EVO M.2 SATA SSD Review – More Endurance!

Samsung has been at the top of the pyramid for a long time now when it comes to consumer SSD especially with the popularity of its Samsung EVO 850 SSD. Today, we’re going to take a look at its successor, the Samsung EVO 860. The Samsung EVO lineup comes in different form factor and capacities but what we have here today is the M.2 250GB variant. I got this because I’m planning on using this on my Laptop and I want to utilize all available SATA ports on my machine. MY EARLY…

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Transcend StoreJet 25CK3 2.5” SSD/HDD Enclosure Kit Review

A while ago I released a tutorial on “How to Revive your Old Netbook” using an SSD and today, I’m going to do a follow-up content on that. I want to reuse the old hard drive that we’ve replaced using the Transcend StoreJet 25CK3 Enclosure Kit. This enclosure kit is an all-in-one upgrade kit and has everything we need for this project. It’s also shockproof and features the same one-touch backup capability as the other Transcend StoreJets that I own. MY EARLY BREAKDOWN Pros: Complete kit, Shockproof, Useful one-touch backup feature Cons:…

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Transcend StoreJet 25C3N 1TB External Hard Drive Review

If you’ve read or watched my review and tutorial about the Transcend SSD230S you might have noticed that I mentioned the Transcend StoreJet 25C3N External Hard Drive and today, we’re going to take a look at it further and see what’s under the hood. Also, if you’ve been a long time follower of this website and my youtube channel you already know by now that I also own two Transcend military-grade shockproof hard drives that I also reviewed here. So it’s only fitting that we check out another form factor, an…

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Transcend SSD230S Review + How to Revive your Old Netbook

A couple of weeks ago I published a tutorial on “How to Recycle your Old Netbook Hard Drive” in 4 easy steps, and today, I’m back with yet another tutorial but this time, we’re going to actually use the netbook again, with the help of the Transcend SSD230S which I am also going to review. Transcend is one of my trusted brands when it comes to storage devices, I actually own two of their military-grade shockproof hard drives which I also made a review here, I use them to store…

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How to Recycle your Old Netbook Hard Drive

Netbooks were very popular back when it started in 2007 before powerful smartphones, tablets and Chromebooks became a thing. They were small, convenient, with long battery life and much more affordable compared to a full-sized laptop. However, after quite a while it proved to be impractical considering how the hardware wasn’t able to keep up with the ever-evolving software requirements. The netbook era started to crumble and fall apart, and the emergence of more convenient and more powerful mobile devices didn’t help its cause. Fast forward to today, many of…

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Samsung Evo Plus MicroSD Card Review + How to identify a fake samsung microSD Card

When you think about microSD cards there’s only a couple of brands that stand out when it comes to popularity, price and performance and one of those brands is Samsung, the other one is SanDisk which is arguably the more popular choice but what we’re looking at today is the Samsung Evo Plus Micro SDHC UHS-1 32GB Memory Card. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The reason why I decided to go with Samsung is that my old SanDisk microSD card gave up on me, my phone started to get slow…

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SanDisk Ultra Dual USB Drive 3.0 32GB OTG Review

Back in the days, we use a 3.5inch floppy disk that has a teeny 1.44mb of storage space to store our files and that’s more than enough for our documents. But today, the demand for higher capacity portable storage devices has been a necessity. I remember back in college days we only use powerpoint for our presentation and reports, but nowadays people are using videos for their presentation and we all know videos take so much storage space.  (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Thankfully, portable storage devices like flash drives…

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WD My Passport Ultra 2017 Metallic Version Review – Sleek Design

Gone were the days where we need to burn our files on a compact disc for backup. Today, we are in an era where we can just pop out our external hard drive from our bag, connect it to our computer and start backing up our files. Technology brings us convenience and reliability, and we’re lucky enough to have a variety of choices when it comes to portable storage devices. Today, we are going to take a look at the WD My Passport Ultra 2017 Metallic Version, A refreshing new…

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Transcend Storejet 25H3 1TB USB 3.0 Review and Teardown

Portable hard drives are becoming more and more popular and readily available to us than ever before. Most of us rely on these portable hard drives to store our files and regardless on how important these files are, it’s still important that we store these on a dependable hard drive, because we never know when we will use these files in the future.  We now have a vast variety of different kinds of portable hard drives in different form factors. Some brands choose to go with the slim, smooth and modern…

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