We have been tracking the differences between AMD’s FreeSync and Nvidia’s G-Sync for some time now. The launch of FreeSync-capable displays started out a bit shaky, as some features we took for granted went missing. The first round of...
Take the Samsung 850 Pro and 850 EVO, add some Tantalum Capacitors for enhanced power loss protection, tune their firmware for enterprise workloads and QoS, and what do you get?
...you get the Samsung PM863...
Since their acquisition by Toshiba in early 2014, OCZ has gradually transitioned their line of SSD products to include parts provided by their parent company. Existing products were switched over to Toshiba flash memory, and that...
Good sequential and random read performance
Impressive endurance rating given use of planar TLC flash
ShieldPlus Warranty offers free advance RMA
For hybrid SSDs like this, sometimes you just need to roll up your sleeves and do some poking around outside of the typical benches. With the Samsung EVO series drives, I was able to verify cache by simply watching an HDTune write pass with a stopwatch...
We are trying something different here. Folks tend to not like to click through pages and pages of benchmarks, so I'm going to weed out those that show little to no delta across different units (PCMark). I'm also going to group results...
We have shifted over to combining our results into two groupings for consumer reviews. First up is sequential performance:
These are significantly lighter weight than previous OCZ SSDs, which is a welcome change as SSDs don't function any differently with a bulky, heavy housing.
Where are all the 2TB SSDs? It's a question we've been hearing since they started to go mainstream seven years ago. While we have seen a few come along on the enterprise side as far back as 2011, those were prohibitively large...
2TB is the highest available capacity in 2.5"x7mm SATA form factor
Excellent sequential read / write / random IOPS performance
Industry leading warranty and endurance rating
Competitive introductory MSRP