Portable SSD is known for its fast transfer speed and near-immune to any kind of minor drop as compared to a traditional portable hard drive.
Portable SSD is becoming more mainstream nowadays and it’s now capable of transfer speed that is comparable to an internal SSD thanks to the USB
USB-C portable SSD isn’t as common as its type-A counterpart, but it offers better convenience in terms of connectivity and faster transfer speed. The Transcend ESD250C
Phidisk is a rather new brand in the market today. Some Malaysians might have heard about this brand. Today, we are taking a look at one of their products – a SATA III SSD. Phidisk has a few different lines of SSDs and the WrathKeeper is one of them. Each of these series has a different name with a character too.
WD released its WD Black PCIE SSD last year, which has a peak sequential read speed of 2050 MB/s. Despite the impressive performance, the WD
What’s the biggest issues with Macs? I’d say the expensive cost for a mere upgrade in storage. That’s because Apple has a proprietary SSD connector which is non-compliant with the standard M.2 which have became ubiquitous over the past years. We reviewed the Transcend JetDrive 820 here, and since Transcend announced a new JetDrive 855, we ought to take a look at it as well.
We reviewed the Plextor M9PeG not long ago, actually. But then again, Plextor released the M9Pe series of NVMe SSD in a total of 3 different variants – an M.2 without heatsink, another M.2 with a heatsink, and also in HHHL form factor with a massive heatsink. The M9PeY is the HHHL form factor in the family, and we’re here to test out how it performs.
We have with us here today is a budget-oriented NVMe SSD. Whenever an SSD uses NVMe protocol, there are a few things that come with it – uses PCIe lanes and has either a M.2 form factor or an expansion card. These are the commonly-found NVMe SSDs, and today’s Kingston A1000 is no different. It’s a M.2 2280 that uses NVMe protocol, connected by using PCIe Gen 3.0 x2 lanes.