The emergence of NVMe SSDs in the compact M.2 form-factor, along with the increasing popularity of Thunderbolt 3, has enabled a new class of portable high-performance flash storage devices. Within this product category, we have the premium range using a PCIe 3.0 x4 SSD and the budget-friendly options using PCIe 3.0 x2 SSDs. We have already reviewed the Patriot Evlvr in the second category. Read on for a look at the MyDigitalSSD Pocket Vault eXpress (PVX), based on the same Phison reference design, but, with a markedly different firmware.
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