The emergence of NVMe SSDs in the compact M.2 form-factor, along with the increasing popularity of Thunderbolt 3, has enabled a new class of portable high-performance flash storage devices. Within this product category, we have the premium range using a PCIe 3.0 x4 SSD and the budget-friendly options using PCIe 3.0 x2 SSDs. We have already reviewed the Patriot Evlvr in the second category. Read on for a look at the MyDigitalSSD Pocket Vault eXpress (PVX), based on the same Phison reference design, but, with a markedly different firmware.

Phison: PS5012-E12 Controller in Mass Production, 20+ SSDs Incoming

Phison and its partners have been absent from the high-end SSD market in the past couple of years. This is partly because its memory supplier, Toshiba, was somewhat late...

14 by Anton Shilov on 9/7/2018

The MyDigitalSSD SBX SSD Review: NVMe On The Cheap

The MyDigitalSSD SBX is one of the first SSDs to use a controller designed for low-end NVMe SSDs. The combination of the Phison E8 controller and Toshiba's 64-layer 3D...

46 by Billy Tallis on 5/1/2018

Upgrading the SSD in Chromebook & MyDigitalSSD Super Boot Drive M.2 2242 SSD Review

The majority of the Chromebooks tend to have 16GB of onboard storage with some high-end models having twice that. For the intended usage where everything is done in the...

67 by Kristian Vättö on 10/21/2014

MyDigitalSSD BP4 2.5" & mSATA (240GB) Review

When I reviewed MyDigitalSSD's BP3, I have to say I was positively surprised. A relatively unknown manufacturer combined with a Phison controller is not the most promising mix. With...

35 by Kristian Vättö on 4/3/2013

MyDigitalSSD SMART & BP3 mSATA SSD Review

Every now and then we receive a request from a smaller SSD manufacturer to review their products. We rarely say no to such a request and we try to...

49 by Kristian Vättö on 1/22/2013

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