SilverStone MS10 External M.2 SSD USB-C Enclosure Reviewed

M.2 SSDs have gained a lot of traction over the past 12 to 18 months. Their size has made them very popular with small form factor devices such as ultraportable notebooks. Now you can also use them in external USB-C enclosures giving you significantly more storage capacity than traditional USB thumb drives. The latest of […]

QNAP TS-883XU-RP-E2124-8G-US 8-Bay 2U Rackmount NAS – Their Latest XEON Beast

At the end of last year, QNAP started to release models from the new TS-x83XU enterprise Network Attached Storage (NAS) series. Available in a range of configurations, these high powered storage devices suit most IT environments. Thanks to our friends at QNAP, we were able to get hands-on with the QNAP TS-883XU-RP-E2124-8G-US. Powered by Intel’s […]

Micron Launches 9300 Series High-Performance NVMe SSDs for Cloud & Enterprise Markets

Micron Technology has unveiled its new series of flagship NVM Express™ (NVMe™) based solid-state drives (SSDs). The Micron 9300 series feature industry-leading storage performance with higher capacities suitable for the cloud and enterprise. “The introduction of our third generation of NVMe SSDs endorses our tradition of continued innovation for cloud and enterprise markets,” Derek Dicker, […]

QNAP Thunderbolt to 10Gbase-T Adapter (QNA-T310G1T) Reviewed

For some time now, I have been stuck with 1Gbps network connectivity on my iMac to my QNAP NAS’s that are on a 10Gbps network. Sure, there are some thunderbolt to 10Gbps adapters, but these have been either expensive or too large for a smallish computer desk. Thankfully, this has all changed now with QNAP […]

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 […]