Crucial Launches P1 NVMe Solid State Drive

Crucial has released it’s latest NVMe PCIe product, the Crucial P1 SSD series. The P1 SSD is a powerful combination of the NVMe PCIe interface and Micron’s QLC technology. Expanding Crucial’s already large portfolio of high-performance drives, the P1 promises to deliver real-world performance gains at an affordable price point. A recent study done by […]

Crucial Releases BX500 Solid State Drive Range – Expands SSD Portfolio

The new BX500 SSD, Crucial’s next-generation drive has been launched. It is designed as an economical upgrade for everyday users. The 2.5-inch BX500 drives are currently available in three capacities (120GB, 240GB, and 480GB). Crucial provided us with the follow key features of the new drives: Compared to a 1TB WD Cavier Blue, the BX500 […]

QNAP TVS-951X 5+4 Bay NAS Reviewed

Today, network storage devices are becoming the norm in most homes and small to medium enterprises. Whilst we all have access to cloud-based storage, internet speeds here in Australia and other countries still make NAS devices an attractive alternative for backups and content sharing. QNAPs latest offering in this space is the TVS-951X. As with […]

QNAP TS-453BT3 4-Bay Thunderbolt 3 NAS Reviewed

QNAP’s TS-453BT3 is a compact, beautifully designed NAS that appears well suited for file sharing and multimedia editing. In addition to being a 4 disk NAS, it also includes dual Thunderbolt™ 3 ports, compatible with both Mac and Windows, dual SSD M.2 drives and 10GbE connectivity. Targeting the higher end home and small office user, […]

Crucial MX500 1TB 3D NAND SATA 2.5 Inch Internal SSD (CT1000MX500SSD1) Reviewed

Crucial is a brand that has not really competed with top-tier enthusiast-level manufacturers in the past. Most of their products have been in the mid-tier, budget consumer segment. But with a leadership restructuring in the recent past, Micron, the parent company, is aiming to break that habit. The MX500 1TB is one of the steps […]

Intel Optane SSD 900P 280GB AIC Reviewed

Ever since 2015, Intel has been grabbing attention for their cutting-edge memory technology called 3D XPoint. Pronounced as “Cross Point,” it has been touted as the latest and greatest in the field of ultra-fast nonvolatile memory. After some delays, the enterprise-oriented server edition of 3D XPoint called the Optane SSD DC P4800X was released in […]

Introducing the QNAP TS-877 – The First Ever AMD Ryzen Powered NAS Reviewed

Ever since its release in Q1 2017, the AMD Ryzen series of affordable CPUs has thrown down a new benchmark in affordable performance. QNAP has become the first NAS brand to incorporate these powerful new AMD processors with the release of the TS-x77 series of NAS. The storage hardware is primarily aimed at business customers, […]