SK hynix Platinum P41 2 TB Review – Faster than Samsung and WD

The SK Hynix P41 offers amazing performance thanks to a new PCI-Express 4.0 compatible controller. In our Hynix Platinum P41 review we find that this drive is faster than Samsung 980 Pro and WD Black SN850. Thanks to an energy efficient design, there i…

The SK Hynix P41 offers amazing performance thanks to a new PCI-Express 4.0 compatible controller. In our Hynix Platinum P41 review we find that this drive is faster than Samsung 980 Pro and WD Black SN850. Thanks to an energy efficient design, there is no thermal throttling, even without heatsink.

HP FX900 1 TB M.2 NVMe SSD Review

Priced at just $105 for the 1 TB variant, the HP FX900 1 TB is one of the most affordable PCI-Express 4.0 SSDs. It’s not only affordable, but also runs very fast, beating every single PCIe 3.0 drive we’ve ever tested. A preinstalled heatsink is include…

Priced at just $105 for the 1 TB variant, the HP FX900 1 TB is one of the most affordable PCI-Express 4.0 SSDs. It's not only affordable, but also runs very fast, beating every single PCIe 3.0 drive we've ever tested. A preinstalled heatsink is included, too—there's no thermal throttling at all.

Kioxia Exceria Pro 2 TB M.2 NVMe SSD Review

The Kioxia Exceria Pro is the company’s first PCI-Express 4.0 SSD offering. As the controller, the highly popular Phison E18 is used, paired with 112-layer 3D TLC NAND flash from Toshiba. This combination achieves excellent performance that’s breathing…

The Kioxia Exceria Pro is the company's first PCI-Express 4.0 SSD offering. As the controller, the highly popular Phison E18 is used, paired with 112-layer 3D TLC NAND flash from Toshiba. This combination achieves excellent performance that's breathing down the necks of the Samsung 980 Pro and WD Black SN850.

MSI Spatium M480 Play 2 TB Review

With the M480 Play, MSI upgrades its SSD offerings to use the latest and greatest 176-layer 3D TLC flash from Micron. What MSI also improved is the heatsink, which is now fully compatible with the Sony PlayStation 5 and looks fantastic, thanks to a gre…

With the M480 Play, MSI upgrades its SSD offerings to use the latest and greatest 176-layer 3D TLC flash from Micron. What MSI also improved is the heatsink, which is now fully compatible with the Sony PlayStation 5 and looks fantastic, thanks to a great mix of colors and a matte surface structure.

Sabrent Rocket 4 Plus 4 TB SSD Review

The Sabrent Rocket 4 Plus 4 TB offers tons of capacity for all your games, applications, and files. Thanks to the combination of Phison E18 controller and Micron B47R 176-layer TLC NAND, it’s also able to match the WD Black SN850, which is the fastest …

The Sabrent Rocket 4 Plus 4 TB offers tons of capacity for all your games, applications, and files. Thanks to the combination of Phison E18 controller and Micron B47R 176-layer TLC NAND, it's also able to match the WD Black SN850, which is the fastest SSD we ever reviewed.

WD Black SN770 1 TB Review – What Magic is This?

The competitively priced Western Digital WD Black SN770 achieves impressive performance results that match the more expensive Samsung 980 Pro, WD Black SN850, and Kingston KC3000. It seems WD has found a solution to overcome the limitations of DRAM-les…

The competitively priced Western Digital WD Black SN770 achieves impressive performance results that match the more expensive Samsung 980 Pro, WD Black SN850, and Kingston KC3000. It seems WD has found a solution to overcome the limitations of DRAM-less designs—very impressive.

Silicon Power XS70 1 TB SSD Review

Priced at $130 for 1 TB, the Silicon Power XS70 is one of the most affordable PCIe 4.0 SSDs. It still offers outstanding performance because of the Phison E18 controller and Micron 176-layer TLC NAND combination. An excellent heatsink is preinstalled, …

Priced at $130 for 1 TB, the Silicon Power XS70 is one of the most affordable PCIe 4.0 SSDs. It still offers outstanding performance because of the Phison E18 controller and Micron 176-layer TLC NAND combination. An excellent heatsink is preinstalled, too. The drive never reaches its thermal throttle point.

MSI Spatium M450 1 TB Review – Testing Phison’s new E19 Controller

MSI’s Spatium M450 uses the fast PCI-Express 4.0 interface for improved transfer speeds. It is built using Phison’s brand-new E19 controller and Micron’s best 176-layer 3D TLC. In our review of the MSI Spatium M450 we take a closer look at how well thi…

MSI's Spatium M450 uses the fast PCI-Express 4.0 interface for improved transfer speeds. It is built using Phison's brand-new E19 controller and Micron's best 176-layer 3D TLC. In our review of the MSI Spatium M450 we take a closer look at how well this 4-channel DRAM-less design performs with various workloads.

Kioxia Exceria SATA SSD 1 TB Review

The Kioxia Exceria SATA is a highly affordable 2.5″ SATA SSD that costs only $80 for the reviewed 1 TB version. It is built using a Phison S11 controller paired with 64-layer 3D TLC NAND flash from Toshiba. A DRAM cache is not available due to the driv…

The Kioxia Exceria SATA is a highly affordable 2.5" SATA SSD that costs only $80 for the reviewed 1 TB version. It is built using a Phison S11 controller paired with 64-layer 3D TLC NAND flash from Toshiba. A DRAM cache is not available due to the drive's low price point.

Neo Forza NFP400 Series NFP455 1 TB SSD Review

Priced at $130, the Neo Forza NFP455 1 TB is one of the most affordable PCI-Express 4.0 drives. It uses the Innogrit IG5236 controller paired with 128-layer YMTC TLC flash, and 1 GB of DRAM cache is included, too. In our review, we saw excellent perfor…

Priced at $130, the Neo Forza NFP455 1 TB is one of the most affordable PCI-Express 4.0 drives. It uses the Innogrit IG5236 controller paired with 128-layer YMTC TLC flash, and 1 GB of DRAM cache is included, too. In our review, we saw excellent performance that's very similar to the Samsung 980 Pro and WD Black SN850.

Corsair MP600 Pro LPX 2 TB Review – Superb Game Load Times

The Corsair MP600 Pro LPX is optimized for gaming on Sony PlayStation 5 and the PC. In our review’s real-world game load tests we saw a clear lead in load times compared to other flagship SSDs like the Samsung 980 Pro and WD Black NVMe. Thanks to the p…

The Corsair MP600 Pro LPX is optimized for gaming on Sony PlayStation 5 and the PC. In our review's real-world game load tests we saw a clear lead in load times compared to other flagship SSDs like the Samsung 980 Pro and WD Black NVMe. Thanks to the preinstalled heatsink there's no thermal throttling either.

ADATA XPG Atom 50 1 TB Review – PCIe 4.0 at Incredible Pricing

At just $120 for 1 TB, the ADATA XPG Atom 50 is one of the most affordable PCIe 4.0 M.2 NVMe SSDs out there. In our review, we found that it still offers incredible performance that rivals the Samsung 980 Pro and WD Black SN850 at much better pricing. …

At just $120 for 1 TB, the ADATA XPG Atom 50 is one of the most affordable PCIe 4.0 M.2 NVMe SSDs out there. In our review, we found that it still offers incredible performance that rivals the Samsung 980 Pro and WD Black SN850 at much better pricing. Thermals are great, too, as there's no throttling, no matter what you throw at it.

Kingston NV1 1 TB Review – Slow but Affordable

The Kingston NV1 is the company’s most affordable M.2 NVMe SSD. Priced at just $85 for the 1 TB version, it offers a tremendous value proposition. Performance numbers in our review of the Kingston NV1 are disappointing though, but the attractive pricin…

The Kingston NV1 is the company's most affordable M.2 NVMe SSD. Priced at just $85 for the 1 TB version, it offers a tremendous value proposition. Performance numbers in our review of the Kingston NV1 are disappointing though, but the attractive pricing will still make it an option for many.

Neo Forza NFP400 Series NFP455 2 TB Review

The Neo Forza NFP455 is the company’s first PCI-Express 4.0 SSD. The combination of Innogrit IG5236 controller, 128-layer YMTC flash, and fast 3200 MHz DRAM achieves excellent benchmark results. What’s even more impressive is pricing. At $295, it’s one…

The Neo Forza NFP455 is the company's first PCI-Express 4.0 SSD. The combination of Innogrit IG5236 controller, 128-layer YMTC flash, and fast 3200 MHz DRAM achieves excellent benchmark results. What's even more impressive is pricing. At $295, it's one of the most affordable 2 TB high-performance PCIe 4.0 SSDs out there.

WD Blue SN570 NVMe 1 TB Review – A Gem Hidden in Plain Sight

The WD Blue SN570 is priced extremely competitively at only $90 for the 1 TB version. While pricing suggests “entry-level,” the drive is actually the second-fastest PCIe 3.0 SSD we ever tested, faster than the Kingston KC2500, ADATA SX8200 Pro, and HP …

The WD Blue SN570 is priced extremely competitively at only $90 for the 1 TB version. While pricing suggests "entry-level," the drive is actually the second-fastest PCIe 3.0 SSD we ever tested, faster than the Kingston KC2500, ADATA SX8200 Pro, and HP EX950.

Sabrent Rocket 4 Plus 2 TB + PS5 Heatsink Review

The Sabrent Rocket 4 Plus uses the famous Phison E18 controller. In our real-life testing, it achieves a top score, almost matching the Samsung 980 Pro and WD Black SN850 at better pricing. We also tested the Sabrent PlayStation 5 heatsink, which is cu…

The Sabrent Rocket 4 Plus uses the famous Phison E18 controller. In our real-life testing, it achieves a top score, almost matching the Samsung 980 Pro and WD Black SN850 at better pricing. We also tested the Sabrent PlayStation 5 heatsink, which is custom-shaped to fit the opening in the PS5 for maximized heat transfer.

Team Group T-Force Cardea A440 Pro 2 TB Review

The Team Group T-Force Cardea A440 Pro is based on the magical combination of Phison E18 controller and Micron 176-layer 3D TLC flash. In our review the drive achieves performance levels that are among the best we’ve ever seen. Team Group has also incl…

The Team Group T-Force Cardea A440 Pro is based on the magical combination of Phison E18 controller and Micron 176-layer 3D TLC flash. In our review the drive achieves performance levels that are among the best we've ever seen. Team Group has also included a large heatsink that avoids thermal throttling completely.

Kingston KC3000 Review – Faster Than Samsung 980 Pro

The Kingston KC3000 is built using the Phison E18 controller and Micron’s best 176-layer TLC NAND flash. In our performance testing the drive can beat the Samsung 980 Pro and is the fastest SSD we ever tested. It shares that performance throne with the…

The Kingston KC3000 is built using the Phison E18 controller and Micron's best 176-layer TLC NAND flash. In our performance testing the drive can beat the Samsung 980 Pro and is the fastest SSD we ever tested. It shares that performance throne with the WD Black SN850.

Crucial P5 Plus 1 TB Review

The Crucial P5 Plus is the latest flagship SSD from Crucial. It is built using a new in-house PCI-Express 4.0 controller made by Micron, paired with the company’s state-of-the-art 176-layer 3D TLC NAND flash. At $180, the Crucial P5 is priced similar t…

The Crucial P5 Plus is the latest flagship SSD from Crucial. It is built using a new in-house PCI-Express 4.0 controller made by Micron, paired with the company's state-of-the-art 176-layer 3D TLC NAND flash. At $180, the Crucial P5 is priced similar to the offerings of WD and Samsung, does it have the performance to match?

Kioxia Exceria 1 TB Review – Amazing Value

The Kioxia Exceria is the new price/performance king in our SSD reviews. This Phison E12-based drive is priced at just 9 cents per GB, yet offers performance besting most value solid-state drives. This is the drive you want if money is tight.

The Kioxia Exceria is the new price/performance king in our SSD reviews. This Phison E12-based drive is priced at just 9 cents per GB, yet offers performance besting most value solid-state drives. This is the drive you want if money is tight.