Welcome to Myce’s review of the Samsung 860 PRO 256GB SATA SSD (hereafter referred to as the Samsung 860 PRO).
The Samsung 860 PRO is the successor to Samsung’s very successful 850 PRO.
The Samsung 860 PRO uses Samsung’s latest 64 layer, V-NAND 2bit MLC technology, and the newly designed MJX controller. It is available in three form factors – 2.5 inch, M.2 2280, and mSATA.
It will be interesting to see how the Samsung the 860 PRO compares to the Samsung 860 EVO, which recently set new records for an SATA drive in many of our tests.
Let the battle of 2 bit, MLC NAND (the 860 PRO) versus 3 bit, TLC NAND with clever SLC Write Cache technology (the 860 EVO) commence…
Its not easy reach the top and Crucial has done this many times in the past, but it even harder to stay at the top. With the release of the MX500 SSD that comes with the new second generation of 3D TLC NAND, Crucial is aiming again for the the top. So read this review to find out all about the Crucial MX500.
Welcome to Myce’s review of the Samsung 860 EVO 250GB SATA SSD (hereafter referred to as the Samsung 860 EVO).
The Samsung 860 EVO is the successor to Samsung’s very successful 850 EVO.
The Samsung 860 EVO uses Samsung’s latest 64 layer, V-NAND 3bit MLC technology, and a newly designed MJX controller. It is available in three form factors – 2.5 inch, M.2 2280, and mSATA.
Samsung promises better sequential and random performance as well as improved endurance. Please read on to see how the 860 EVO performs.
Welcome to Myce’s review of the Toshiba AL14SXB90EN 900GB SAS 2 Enterprise HDD (hereafter referred to as the AL14SXB).
I have reviewed one of Toshiba’s 15,000 RPM, 2.5inch form factor, HDDs before, the Toshiba AL13SXB600N, which used a SAS 2 6Gbit/s interface (you can see this review by clicking here). The new AL14SXB90EN uses a SAS 3, 12 Gbit/s interface so it’s going to be interesting to see how they compare – please read on to learn what we find.
Today i am taking a quick look on the Corsair Glaive mouse, and the Polaris MM800 RGB mousepad, lets find out how well they perform but also check what extra the Corsair CUE software has to offer. Continue reading to find out more.
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Review of DVDFab’s 4K UHD Blu-ray Media Player / Movie Server designed with the intention to serve as the home multimedia center of DVDFab’s software customers, so that they can manage and watch their DVDs, Blu-rays, 4K Ultra HD Blu-rays and other videos processed by the DVDFab 10 software in one place.
Welcome to Myce’s review of the WD Blue 3D 1TB SATA SSD (hereafter referred to as the WD Blue 3D).
Having published many Enterprise Storage reviews this is my first review of a Client (or Consumer) grade SSD.
The WD Blue 3D is a state of the art SATA SSD using 64 layer 3D BiCS (‘Bit Cost Scalable’) TLC NAND. It is available in two form factors – 2.5” and M.2 2280.
On the face of it the WD Blue 3D offers excellent performance at an excellent price – please read on to see what we find.
Today I am taking a look at the new Toshiba OCZ TR200 SSD, the drive is targeted to those that are on the look for value SSD, the TR200 also used the latest 64 layer BiCS TLD NAND, so you should get an excellent value for money and the latest technology that Toshiba has to offer when it comes to NAND, So lets find out more about the performance of the TR200 SSD.
Crucial had the BX200 as the only option for those that were on the look for a budget SSD, and it was a good drive as long as you were ready to live with the TLC NAND, Now Crucial has released the BX300 an SSD that has the brand new 3D MLC NAND and want to follow in the steps of the Crucial BX100. So lets find out if the Crucial BX300 can do that.
HyperX makes some very fast SSD’s, excellent RAM, they also make keyboards, mice, headphones, and today I am taking a look at the HyperX Alloy FPS keyboard. This keyboard is mechanical and has the Cherry MX Blue switches. So lets see what else it has to offer.
Corsair has a new NVMe SSD, the Neutron NX500, and according to them this is they fastest drive that that they have. So lets find out how fast is the Corsair Neutron NX500, and discover everything that there is to know about its performance in this in depth review.
Welcome to Myce’s review of the Toshiba Exceria Pro M402 series of MicroSD cards.
The M402 series is a range of large capacity, high speed MicroSD storage cards that can be used to add data storage capacity to many modern electronic devices such as cameras and mobile phones.
Welcome to Myce’s review of the Samsung T5 Portable SSD (hereafter referred to as the T5).
The Samsung T5 is a highly portable, high speed storage device, which could be used for carrying large amounts of data from one location to another; simply transfer the data you want to take to the new location onto the T5, stick the T5 in your pocket, arrive at the other location; plug the T5 into the new host PC or laptop, then copy the files over to the new host PC or laptop at lightning speed.
My myce.com colleague Wendy Robertson reviewed the previous version of the Samsung Portable SSD, the T3, and found it to be an outstanding product (You can read Wendy’s review of the T3 by clicking here). The T5 takes a step forward by providing support for connection to a computer via a USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10Gbps) port, whereas the T3 is limited to a USB 3.0 (5Gbps) connection.
The T5 also introduces the use of Samsung’s fourth generation 64-layer MLC V-NAND. Please read on to see what we make of the T5.
There are three modes on the edit power options menu in control panel, and the idea is simple, either get the maximum performance from your system, or go to the other extreme and save as much power as possible. There is also the default mode called balanced mode, that will bride the other two modes, but how much can those three settings affect the speed of your SSD? Lets find find out.
Today I am taking a quick look on the Corsair Strafe keyboard, it comes with Cherry MX RED switched, and also it had RED LED’s. So lets take a closer look.
Welcome to Myce’s review of the Toshiba N300 6TB SATA High Reliability HDD.
Corsair is not stranger when it comes to RAM, they have manage to release some RAM modules that were outstanding, and also pushed the speed of their RAM products to its max. However this days speed is only one part of the reason on why you buy your RAM, the aesthetics of the RAM is another reason, and so far Corsair has done a great job at this. Now they have pushed things even further simply by introducing the Vengeance RGB DDR4 RAM. So lets take a closer look on the Corsair Vengeance DDR4 RGB RAM and its performance.
The Ballistix Elite DDR4 RAM has been updated, on size and it also got a small boost on the speed, now the top DDR4 RAM that Ballistix has to offer can reach a maximum speed of 3466Mhz, so let find you how the preform.
Not everyone want a flash drive just to move data from one place to another, some of us need o have a large drive with us all time and also a must is that the drive will be able to handle rough conditions. Lexar’s Tough USB3.1 flash drive is here to rescue you, so lets take a look on what it has to offer and how it performs.
Today I will be taking a quick look on the Seagate 2TB barracuda hard drive. So lets find out how it performs.
Welcome to Myce’s review of the Micron 5100 ECO SATA 1920GB Enterprise SSD. This is the second of two reviews featuring Micron’s 5100 range and the first was for the Micron 5100 MAX 960GB model, which you can see by clicking here. We found the Micron 5100 MAX to be an outstanding drive, please read on to see what we make of its ECO sibling.
Today I will be taking a closer look on the new Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 ram, this is the 4x4GB 2666MHz kit and offers an increase in speed from 2400MHz, lets find out what else it has to offer.
Welcome to Myce’s review of the Toshiba X300 6TB SATA Consumer HDD (hereafter referred to as the X300).
I normally review Enterprise Storage products, particularly Enterprise SSDs. As you will see below, Toshiba targets the X300 at professional workstation users; or to put it another way the heavy weight end of the consumer market’s requirements. I am a self-confessed storage freak and I have in excess of 10TB of SSD storage in my home PC, including an NVMe based SSD as my boot drive and SATA and SAS SSDs being run in RAID 0 configurations. These days I can’t imagine that I would ever recommend anyone uses an HDD as a boot drive but I was motivated to investigate what it is like to live with a state of the art, high performance, HDD for data storage in conjunction with an SSD based boot drive. So, with this in mind, I jumped at the opportunity to review the X300.
Please read on to see what I discovered with the X300.
Welcome to Myce’s review of the Micron 5100 MAX SATA 960GB Enterprise SSD. This is the first of two reviews featuring Micron’s 5100 range – the next will be for the Micron 5100 ECO 1920GB model.
All models in the 5100 range feature Micron’s 24 layer, eTLC 3D NAND.
Micron considers the 5100 MAX’s closest competitors to be the Intel SSD DC S3610, the Samsung SM863, the Sandisk Cloudspeed Ultra Gen II, and the Toshiba HK4E. We have previously reviewed the Samsung SM863 and the Toshiba HK4E and we considered them both to be exceptional products, so tough competition indeed. Please read on to see how the Micron 5100 MAX stands up.