Storage

Silicon Power announced the MS70 and PX10 Portable SSDs in late 2023. The company is well known for offering entry- and mid-range products at compelling price points, but the two products came with plenty of promises in the 1GBps-class category. The MS70 promised high storage density (up to 2TB in a compact thumb drive), while the PX10 targeted power users and professionals with performance consistency as the focus. Read on for a detailed look at the Silicon Power PX10 including an analysis of its internals, value proposition, and evaluation of its performance consistency, power consumption, and thermal profile.

Crucial T705 Gen5 NVMe SSD: A 14.5 GBps Consumer Flagship with 2400 MT/s 232L NAND

Crucial is unveiling the latest addition to its Gen5 consumer NVMe SSD lineup today - the T705 PCIe 5.0 M.2 2280 NVMe SSD. It takes over flagship duties from...

32 by Ganesh T S on 2/20/2024

Patriot Reveals Viper PV553 SSD: 12.4 GB/s with a Blower Fan

Patriot has formally introduced its first solid-state drives featuring a PCIe 5.0 x4 interface aimed at demanding users. The Viper PV553 SSD uses the company's all-new active cooling system...

14 by Anton Shilov on 2/7/2024

Corsair Launches MP600 Elite: Inexpensive Phison E27T-Based Drives

While enthusiasts are now focused mostly on SSDs with a PCIe 5.0 interface, there are many people who will be just fine with drives featuring a PCIe 4.0 interface...

12 by Anton Shilov on 1/31/2024

TeamGroup Reveals 14GB/s Innogrit IG5666-Based T-Force Ge Pro PCIe 5.0 SSD

Virtually all client SSDs with a PCIe 5.0 x4 interface released to date use Phison's PS5026-E26 controller. Apparently, TeamGroup decided to try something different and introduced a drive powered...

11 by Anton Shilov on 1/26/2024

Update: Samsung Announces 990 EVO SSD, Energy-Efficiency with Dual-Mode PCIe Gen4 x4 and Gen5 x2

After Samsung's earlier product page snafu, the company is officially launching their next-generation mainstream client SSD today. The 990 EVO will be available in both 1TB and 2TB capacities...

19 by Ganesh T S on 1/23/2024

Seagate Unveils Mozaic 3+ HDD Platform as HAMR Readies for Volume Ramp

Seagate's financial reports have been indicating imminent mass production of HAMR HDDs for a few years now, and it looks like the wait for these drives to appear in...

26 by Ganesh T S on 1/17/2024

Network-Attached Storage Market Update: ASUSTOR, Terramaster, and QNAP Introduce New NAS Units

The network-attached storage (NAS) market had a break-out decade in the 2010s, with a large number of vendors trying to get a slice of the pie. Brands such as...

13 by Ganesh T S on 1/13/2024

Phison Details U21 USB4 PSSD and E31T Mainstream Gen 5 SSD Controllers

Phison's lineup of SSD and portable SSD controllers is keeping pace with the general industry trends, as evidenced by their products on display at the 2024 CES. Portable SSDs in...

3 by Ganesh T S & Gavin Bonshor on 1/9/2024

Sabrent's Rocket 5 SSD Rockets to 14,169 MB/s, Available Soon

Sabrent on Friday announced the latest addition to its Rocket family of high-performance SSDs, the Rocket 5. Rated for sequential read speeds of over 14,000 MB/s and up to...

8 by Anton Shilov on 1/8/2024

LaCie Rugged Mini SSD Review: Power-Efficient Flash Storage at 20 Gbps

LaCie's portable storage drives have enjoyed a fan following, particularly among creative professionals valuing both performance and product design / appearance. After Seagate's acquisition, the brand has continued to...

8 by Ganesh T S on 1/3/2024

Seagate IronWolf Pro 22TB HDD Capsule Review

Seagate's IronWolf Pro lineup of hard drives for network-attached storage units has consistently offered good value for money, particularly at the highest capacity points. I purchased two 22TB IronWolf...

15 by Ganesh T S on 1/2/2024

Silicon Power MS70 SSD-in-a-Stick Review: Thumb Drive Meets Massive Capacity

NAND flash technology has seen rapid advancement in recent years. This has resulted in the capacity limits of SSDs and thumb drives getting pushed up regularly. Companies like Kingston...

28 by Ganesh T S on 12/21/2023

Adata, OWC, and Stardom Roll Out USB4 SSDs and Enclosures for Faster External Storage

When the USB4 specification emerged several years ago, it was quickly positioned as a less expensive alternative to the Thunderbolt 3 technology which ruled the market of high-performance direct-attached...

22 by Anton Shilov on 12/13/2023

Phison To Unveil 14.7 GB/s PCIe 5.0 SSD and Cheap USB4 Drives at CES 2024

CES 2024 is a few weeks away, so Phison shared its plans for the consumer electronics industry's biggest trade show this week. Among the headliners of the event will...

8 by Anton Shilov on 12/8/2023

Micron Intros 3500 NVMe SSD: 232L 3D TLC and Phison E25 for the OEM Market

Micron has been on a roll lately with new product introductions despite the downturn in the flash market. The company is currently the only NAND manufacturer shipping products based...

7 by Ganesh T S on 12/5/2023

Best Portable SSDs: Holiday 2023

Once the domain of external, bus-powered hard drives, these days the market for external storage has been almost completely consumed by portable SSDs. Rapid technological advancements in NAND flash...

5 by Ganesh T S on 11/29/2023

Best Internal Hard Drives: Holiday 2023

Data storage requirements have kept increasing over the last several years. SSDs have taken over the role of the primary drive in most computing systems. However, when it comes...

21 by Ganesh T S on 11/23/2023

Western Digital Releases 24TB Ultrastar & Gold Hard Drives, 28TB SMR Drives Ramping

Western Digital is announcing today that it has begun volume shipments of its 24 TB hard drives based on conventional magnetic recording (CMR) to its full customer base. In...

22 by Anton Shilov on 11/16/2023

Corsair Releases MP700 Pro SSDs: Up 12.4 GB/s With Three Cooling Options

Corsair has introduced its MP700 Pro-series solid-state drives with a PCIe 5.0 x4 interface that offer sequential read speed of up to 12.4 GB/s. The new high-end drive family...

15 by Anton Shilov on 11/15/2023

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