In today’s review, we’re going to discuss the relatively new ADATA Legend 850, a decent midrange gen4 NVME with up to 5000 MB/s speed. It uses the SMI SM2269XT controller which is a DRAMless controller that is built on a 12nm process. This controller supports either the affordable QLC NAND or the better and more common TLC which is the one being used by the ADATA Legend 850. And since it is a DRAMLess SSD, it features HMB or Host Memory Buffer which takes advantage of the host’s memory to…Read More
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Kingston KC3000 1TB Gen4 NVME SSD Review
I’ve been reviewing storage devices for a long time now from portable SSDs, to regular SATA SSDs down to super fast NVME SSDs including the latest Gen4 ones. And for the longest time, I’ve been procrastinating on using the latest Gen4 NVME SSD for my personal build because for one, they are relatively expensive, and second, I’m still trying to justify if I really need that extra oomph when it comes to the additional speed it offers in relation to how much they cost. Luckily, Kingston sent out their latest…Read More
Kingston Announces Pocket-Sized XS2000 Portable SSD and Record-Breaking DataTraveler Max USB 3.2 Gen 2 Flash Drive
XS2000: portable and compact SSD with pro-formance and durability DataTraveler Max: high speed, high capacity advanced USB, supports PS5 extended storage Kingston Technology, a world leader in memory products and technology solutions, today announced the launch of XS2000, a pocket-sized portable SSD utilizing USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 speeds to deliver next-gen performance in a compact, external on-the-go drive, and DataTraveler® Max, a high performance Type-C®1 USB leveraging the latest USB 3.2 Gen 2 standard, to keep up with users’ storage demands. Both products connect with USB Type-C® and can be…Read More
Kingston Ships DC1500M Data Center U.2 NVMe SSD
DC1500M U.2 NVMe SSD Adds Support for Multiple Namespaces Delivers Enhanced Enterprise-Grade Endurance with Consistent Latency and IOPS Performance Kingston Technology, a world leader in memory products and technology solutions, today announced the availability of the DC1500M, a U.2 data center NVMe™ PCIe SSD for mixed-use workloads. Leveraging a high-performance Gen 3.0 x4 PCIe NVMe design, the DC1500M delivers predictable random IO performance as well as predictable latencies over a wide range of workloads. “DC1500M adds support for multiple namespaces making it ideal for environments including virtualization and web hosting,”…Read More
Kingston NV1 NVMe PCIe 1TB SSD Review – Using as a Portable Storage Device!
Yesterday, I published my review of the UGREEN M.2 M-Key SSD External Enclosure which I’ve tested using all the NVMe SSDs that I have here lying around in the studio. One of those NVME SSDs is the Kingston NV1 NVMe PCIe 1TB SSD that we’re taking a look at today. One of my goals for this combination is to come up with a fast portable storage device that I can use for video editing on the go, so that’s what we’re focusing on today. MY EARLY BREAKDOWN Pros: Slim single-sided…Read More
UGREEN M.2 M-Key SSD External Enclosure Review – Dual Protocol!
As a content creator and someone who constantly moves files around and between different computers, having a reliable and easy-to-use portable device is a must. I’ve tried external 2.5″ HDD and SSD enclosures from the past and while they are functional and does the job done, having a faster and smaller portable storage device is always a plus. And that’s where the UGREEN M.2 M-Key SSD External Enclosure comes in. It supports both M.2 NVME and SATA protocols which is awesome for wider compatibility and it also supports up to…Read More
Kingston Launches Limited-Edition 2021 Mini Cow USB Drive in Philippines
A USB Drive from the Kingston New Year USB Flash Drive – Mini Collection Record the Unforgettable Memories in the New Year To celebrate the New Year, Kingston Technology, a world leader in memory products and technology solutions, today announces the launch of the limited-edition 2021 Mini Cow USB Flash Drive in the Philippines. As one of the 12-collectible designs from the Kingston New Year USB Flash Drive – Mini Collection, this USB drive features an adorable cow figurine that is encased in a unique milk bottle package. The functional…Read More
Kingston Ships Double Versatility, Dual-Interface DataTraveler Duo USB Flash Drive
Dual Connector Accommodates USB Type-A and Type-C® Ports Sturdy and Reliable Dual Slider with Capless Design Kingston Technology, a world leader of memory products and technology solutions, today announces the addition of the DataTraveler® Duo to its family of double versatility, dual-interface USB flash drives. DataTraveler Duo provides ultimate flexibility for users with newer and legacy devices. DataTraveler Duo features dual USB connectors that work with both standard USB Type-A and USB Type-C(1) ports to easily share files between laptops, desktops and mobile devices. The dual-interface drive is also ideal…Read More
Kingston Launches New DataTraveler USB Drives in the Philippines
Kingston Technology, a world leader of memory products and technology solutions, today announced the launch of two Type-A USB drives: the high-performance DataTraveler Kyson and value-driven DataTraveler Exodia. Both drives feature fashionable new looks and practical functionalities to fulfill the on-the-go storage needs. DataTraveler Kyson is a high-performance Type-A USB flash drive for professional and business use, featuring an extremely fast transfer speed of up to 200MB/s read and 60MB/s write(1) which allows for quick file transfers, and up to 256GB capacity for extra data storage. With stylish and durable…Read More
Synology DS220+ NAS Review and Backup Setup Guide!
In this video, I have a special one for you guys. Some of you may have known about the issue I had a few months ago where I encountered a catastrophic failure of my hard drives docked in an external docking station. I’ve lost a lot of valuable files and it was a total disaster since I don’t have a realtime backup. Today, we’ll prevent that from happening again by using a network-attached storage device also known as a NAS, in the form of the newly released Synology DS220+. In…Read More
j5create JUH377 7-Port USB 3.0 Hub Review
For someone like me who’s rocking a mini-ITX PC with limited USB ports and storage space, it is quite inevitable to resort to external peripherals such as docking stations and USB hubs and looking for a decent and reliable one is a pain in the butt, to say the least. There are a ton of brands out there that cater to this niche and one of them is j5create. j5create offers a ton of computer accessories such as cables and chargers but most importantly, they offer a variety of different…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More