Beelink GTR7 mini-PC Review: A Complete AMD Phoenix Package at 65W

The increasing popularity of small form-factor (SFF) PCs has allowed a number of second and third tier vendors to market their wares. While the trend was kickstarted by the...

56 by Ganesh T S on 8/24/2023

Crucial X9 Pro Portable SSD Review: Micron 176L 3D NAND Delivers Record UFD Consistency

Crucial introduced their X9 Pro and X10 Pro high-performance portable SSDs last month. Based on Silicon Motion's SM2320 native USB flash controller, coupled with Micron's 176L 3D TLC NAND...

18 by Ganesh T S on 8/18/2023

GEEKOM AS 6 (ASUS PN53) Review: Ryzen 9 6900HX Packs Punches in a Petite Package

The market demand for small form-factor (SFF) PCs was kickstarted by the Intel NUC in the early 2010s. Since then, many vendors have come out with their own take...

15 by Ganesh T S on 7/31/2023

Crucial X9 Pro and X10 Pro High-Performance Portable SSDs Announced

Crucial's X6 and X8 Portable SSDs have been attractive budget options for the mainstream consumers looking to purchase high-capacity direct-attached storage drives. The company has been delivering some industry-firsts...

8 by Ganesh T S on 7/25/2023

Solidigm Announces D5-P5336: 64 TB-Class Data Center SSD Sets NVMe Capacity Records

Advancements in flash technology have come as a boon to data centers. Increasing layer counts coupled with better vendor confidence in triple-level (TLC) and quad-level cells (QLC) have contributed...

18 by Ganesh T S on 7/20/2023

ASUS Signs Agreement to Continue Development and Support of Intel's NUC Business

ASUS and Intel late on Tuesday announced that they had agreed to a term sheet involving Intel's NUC business, ensuring the continued support of existing NUC hardware as well...

6 by Ganesh T S & Anton Shilov on 7/19/2023

ASRock Industrial NUC BOX-1360P/D5 Review: Raptor Lake-P on the Leading Edge

ASRock Industrial has been a key player in the ultra-compact form-factor PC space over the last few years. They have managed to release 4"x4" systems based on the latest...

21 by Ganesh T S on 7/18/2023

USB-C Power Metering with the ChargerLAB KM003C: A Google Twinkie Alternative?

The last few years have seen an increase in adoption of the USB Type-C connector. It has simultaneously been accompanied by additional technological innovations on top of it. This...

20 by Ganesh T S on 7/5/2023

PNY Pro Elite V2 and Elite-X PRO Portable SSDs Review: Performance on a Budget

PNY Technologies is well known in the computing industry for its NVIDIA-based graphics cards, but the company also participates in the DRAM and flash-based storage products markets. In the...

5 by Ganesh T S on 6/30/2023

Western Digital Updates WD Blue Series with SN580 DRAM-less Gen4 NVMe SSD

Western Digital is unveiling its latest addition to the mainstream WD Blue family today - the SN580 NVMe SSD. A DRAM-less PCIe 4.0 x4 drive, it brings in performance...

4 by Ganesh T S on 6/28/2023

OneOdio OpenRock Pro and Shokz OpenRun Open Ear Headsets Capsule Review

Bone conduction headsets have slowly gained traction in the market over the last decade. Despite technological improvements over multiple generations, the audio quality of in-ear devices that rely on...

1 by Ganesh T S on 6/27/2023

Seagate Announces FireCuda 540 PCIe Gen5 SSD

Flash-based computer storage has been improving in speed and capacity at breakneck pace over the last decade. M.2 NVMe SSDs have almost completely replaced SATA drives for primary storage...

3 by Ganesh T S on 6/27/2023

Transcend ESD310C Dual-Interface UFD Review: Silicon Motion Powers Portable SSD in a Thumb Drive

Transcend recently introduced the ESD310C portable SSD in a thumb drive form-factor. A compact device with both Type-A and Type-C USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps) interfaces, the ESD310C...

28 by Ganesh T S on 6/22/2023

Broadcom Updates Wi-Fi 7 Portfolio with Lower Cost Second Generation Silicon

Wi-Fi 7 has been gaining slow traction in the market over the last few quarters. Despite a large number of product announcements towards the end of last year (including...

4 by Ganesh T S on 6/20/2023

Kioxia BG6 Series M.2 2230 PCIe 4.0 SSD Lineup Adds BiCS6 to the Mix

Kioxia's BG series of M.2 2230 client NVMe SSDs has proved popular among OEMs and commercial system builders due to their low cost and small physical footprint. Today, the...

2 by Ganesh T S on 5/22/2023

Solidigm D5-P5430 Addresses QLC Endurance in Data Center SSDs

Solidigm has been extremely bullish on QLC SSDs in the data center. Compared to other flash vendors, their continued use of a floating gate cell architecture (while others moved...

7 by Ganesh T S on 5/16/2023

Micron Updates Data Center NVMe SSD Lineup: 6500 ION TLC and XTR SLC

Micron is expanding its data center SSD lineup today with the introduction of two new products - the 6500 ION and the XTR NVMe SSDs. These two products do...

7 by Ganesh T S on 5/16/2023

Solidigm Synergy 2.0 Amplifies P41 Plus and P44 Pro Performance with Custom Driver

Solidigm has been active in the PC client SSD market with the QLC-based P41 Plus and the traditional TLC-based P44 Pro for the high-end market. While introducing the P41...

14 by Ganesh T S on 5/3/2023

Seagate Unveils IronWolf Pro 22TB HDD at 2023 NAB Show

Coinciding with the 2023 NAB Show starting this weekend, Seagate has come out with a couple of announcements today. The new hardware introduction is the updated flagship capacity option...

6 by Ganesh T S on 4/13/2023

Samsung Updates PRO Plus UHS-I Memory Cards with Improved Speeds

Samsung has been marketing SD and microSD cards for a few years now under the PRO Plus lineup in the UHS-I category. We looked at the 2020 lineup in...

26 by Ganesh T S on 4/11/2023

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