NVMe SSD Heatsink Roundup

July 4, 2022

It is well known that NVMe SSD heatsinks are important, whether provided with the drive or with your motherboard, to maintain full transfer speeds.? We haven't seen a roundup of the various…

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The SK Hynix Platinum P41, With Their Own ACNS075 PCIe 4.0 Controller?

June 15, 2022

The new SK Hynix Platinum P41 2TB SSD is a bit more interesting than some other PCIe 4.0 NVMe drives as it is using a completely new controller, not to mention the…

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Patriot Viper VP4300 PCIe 4.0 SSD Quick Look: Easy PS5 Upgrade

June 2, 2022

If you happen to be among the tens of people who bought one of Sony’s PlayStation 5 consoles at a regular retail store, for MSRP, and actually kept it rather than selling…

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SK hynix Platinum P41 PCIe 4.0 SSDs Now Available

May 20, 2022

Things have been taking a bit longer than usual to make it to market lately, including the new Platinum P41 PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSDs from SK hynix, which were announced...

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Mushkin Redline Vortex, New PCIe 4.0 To Consider

May 16, 2022

Mushkin opted to go with the less popular Innogrit Rainier IG5236 eight-channel NVMe v1.4 controller but still stuck with 176-layer 3D TLC NAND flash by Micron for their Redline Vortex family of…

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Don’t Say Toshiba, It’s A Kioxia Exceria Pro NVMe SSD

May 3, 2022

The Kioxia Exceria Pro PCIe 4.0 is an updated version of the non-Por we saw last year and claims to be able to hit 7000 MB/sec sequential reads.? That would put it's…

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It’s A Two-Fer! The ADATA XPG ATOM 30 KIT

April 20, 2022

The ADATA XPG ATOM 30 KIT is a handy upgrade kit for those in your life that continue to inflict their spinning rust upon you.? For $125 you get an XPG 1TB…

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PNY Announces XLR8 SSD Cover with Integrated Heatsink for PS5

April 19, 2022

PNY is announcing availability of a new XLR8 SSD product for the Sony PS5, but this isn't an SSD (as you may have noticed from the PR image above), it's an SSD…

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The Surprising HP SSD FX900 Pro

March 29, 2022

HP SSD chose not to go with a Phison E8 PCIe 4.0 controller on their FX900 Pro series, instead using an InnoGrit PCIe 4.0 controller, and they also went with Micron's 176…

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Silicon Power XD80, NVMe For Ten Cents A Gig

March 22, 2022

Finally the price of NVMe drives have hit a special price threshold, and it is nice to see a component you can actually purchase, and for a very decent price in this…

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