This £32 64GB SSD promises to deliver big performance even at small capacities. We’re a fan of their keyboards, but can Drevo deliver the same budget appeal when it comes to flash storage? Let’s find out in our full review.Design
The Drevo X1 Pro has a fun and eye-catching design, with a yellow lightning bolt on the front alongside its promised sequential read and write speeds: 400 MB/s for reads and 300 MB/s for writes. We’ll see about that!
In order to test the speed of the drive, we ran four synthetic benchmarks with varying payloads: CrystalDiskMark, AS SSD, ATTO and HD Tune Pro. Combined, these should give us a good [...]
Today we’re reviewing Toshiba’s budget A100 SSD. The 120GB model we’re testing goes for around £60 on Amazon, putting it a little higher than some competitors from Sandisk, Crucial and Kingston. Does it offer better performance? Let’s find out!Design
The A100 is a standard 2.5-inch, 7mm thick SSD, suitable for use in desktops or (older) laptops. To hook it up, you’ll need a SATA data cable and a SATA power cable, ideally SATA III.
The A100 adopts Toshiba’s standard branding; a silver chassis with a black and red sticker. This is a basic SSD, so we don’t get any exciting visuals, promises of exceeding high performance, [...]
It’s hard to make a cool or interesting HDD enclosure, but I quite like this one from Orico. Its clear casing lets you gaze inside, while a modern feature set allows full compatibility with a range of 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch HDDs and SSDs. Let’s take a closer look!Specs & FeaturesVibrant transparent ABS plastic casing Supports all 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch drives at SATA III speeds USB 3.0 external (up to 5Gb/s) with UASP Plug and play: hot swapping, no drivers or apps needed 2A @ 12V power adapter ensures adequate energy Compatible with Windows / Mac / Linux LED indicator monitors working status of drive JSM578 chipset Included: Dock, USB 3.0 cable, power adapter, [...]
The Toshiba H200 is a hybrid drive, promising the best of both worlds: fast boot times and capacious storage. We reckon it’s a noticeable upgrade over a traditional HDD at a fraction of the cost of an SSD, so take a look!
Sandisk is one of the best known names when it comes to flash memory, and their latest drive is the Z410. This drive is intended for enterprise use, as a cost-effective upgrade from older SSDs or mechanical drives. Thanks to Zoostorm and Sandisk, we’re able to put it to the test!
Today we’re looking at the M.2 version of Samsung’s popular 850 Evo SSD. We’ve already benchmarked the 2.5-inch 840 Evo and 850 Evo, so we’re curious to see how this smaller form factor shapes up. Thanks to Samsung, we’ve got our hands on a unit to serve in our XSR test rig, so let’s take a look!