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Allyn Malventano
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Storage Editor
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Florence, KY
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You can find Allyn on PC Perspective and a few other places:

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DeepSpar Guardonix - Forensic write blocking error skipping via USB3

12/20/2018 - 17:06

DeepSpar is the big name in data recovery, making all sorts of data recovery hardware used by many of the big data recovery warehouses. They've recently ventured into getting their recovery hardware into the hands of smaller operations. A couple...

Crucial P1 500GB and 1TB M.2 NVMe SSD Review - More QLC

12/19/2018 - 22:23

Once we saw Intel launch QLC flash installed in their recent 660p M.2 part, I had a feeling that Micron would not be far behind, and that feeling has been confirmed with the launch of the Crucial P1 M.2 SSDs: [inline:files/review/2018-12-19/181129-144634...

The Samsung Enterprise SSD Roundup - 883 DCT, 983 DCT, 983 ZET (Z-SSD) Tested!

12/14/2018 - 14:59

For years we have been repeatedly teased by Samsung. Launch after successful launch in the consumer SSD space, topping performance charts nearly every time, but what about enterprise? Oh sure, there were plenty of launches on that side,...

Conclusion, Pricing, and Final Thoughts

12/14/2018 - 14:42

Conclusion Pros Solid performance Solid build quality Competitive pricing Cons Z-SSD may need to come down a bit in price to better compete with Intel Optane [inline:files/review/2018-12-14/181207-183349.jpg] Pricing (cost/GB) (endurance / warranty)

Samsung 983 ZET AIC Performance Comparisons vs. Intel Optane DC P4800X 750GB

12/13/2018 - 16:50

Alright, after pages and pages of charts, here are a few more, but these are to compare and contrast the new Z-SSD with the Intel Optane SSD DC P4800X. I'm going to present the data and then explain what we are seeing (and more importantly, why)....

Samsung 983 ZET AIC 480GB and 960GB

12/13/2018 - 16:21

Specs: [inline:files/review/2018-12-13/983ZET-s1.png] [inline:files/review/2018-12-13/983ZET-s2.png] High-Resolution QoS - Random 4KB Read (X marks the spec): [inline:files/review/2018-12-13/983ZET-480-r-1.png] [inline:files/review/2018-12-13/983ZET...

Samsung 983 DCT M.2 960GB and 1920GB

12/13/2018 - 16:20

Specs: [inline:files/review/2018-12-13/983DCTM2-s1.png] [inline:files/review/2018-12-13/983DCTM2-s2.png] High-Resolution QoS - Random 4KB Read (X marks the spec): [inline:files/review/2018-12-13/983DCTM2-960-r-1.png] [inline:files/review/2018-12-13/...

Samsung 983 DCT U.2 960GB and 1920GB

12/13/2018 - 16:19

Specs: [inline:files/review/2018-12-13/983DCTU2-s1.png] [inline:files/review/2018-12-13/983DCTU2-s2.png] High-Resolution QoS - Random 4KB Read (X marks the spec): [inline:files/review/2018-12-13/983DCTU2-960-r-1.png] [inline:files/review/2018-12-13/...

Samsung 883 DCT 960GB and 3840GB

12/13/2018 - 16:16

Specs: [inline:files/review/2018-12-13/883DCT-s1.png] [inline:files/review/2018-12-13/883DCT-s2.png] High-Resolution QoS - Random 4KB Read (X marks the spec): [inline:files/review/2018-12-13/883DCT-960-r-1_0.png] [inline:files/review/2018-12-13/...

Internals and Test System Setup

12/13/2018 - 15:50

Internals Alright, time to void some warranties. First up is the 883 DCT (2.5" SATA) and 983 DCT (in both 2.5" U.2 and M.2 22110 form factors): [inline:files/review/2018-12-13/181129-145227.jpg] [inline:files/review/2018-12-13/181129-...