Samsung SSD 950 Pro unleashed!

Samsung SSD 950 Pro unleashed!

8.5

You asked for it, and we are giving it to you. We unleash the full fury of Samsung's new SSD 950 Pro SSD by testing it over PCIe 3.0 x4 and contrasted that with PCIe 2.0 x4. How fast can it go with the right hardware? Find out right here.

HWZ Deal Alert: 6th Nov 2015

HWZ Deal Alert: 6th Nov 2015

TGIF! Here are some new deals to help you round off the week.

HWZ Deal Alert: 26th October 2015

HWZ Deal Alert: 26th October 2015

Another week, another round of cool deals. Why not chase away those back-to-work blues with some much-needed retail therapy?

Samsung SSD 950 Pro: A high-end drive for Skylake system builders

Samsung SSD 950 Pro: A high-end drive for Skylake system builders

8.5

Samsung recently unveiled their latest and fastest ever consumer drive - the SSD 950 Pro. It supports both PCIe 3.0 (x4) and NVMe protocol and offers performance that’s three times that of conventional SATA SSDs. We put it through its paces to find out just how fast it is.

HWZ Deal Alert: 16th October 2015

HWZ Deal Alert: 16th October 2015

TGIF! Celebrate the arrival of the weekend by treating yourself to some new toys. We've scoured the Internet for some great deals you can grab right now, so without further ado:

Showcase: Upcoming NVMe SSDs coming your way!

Showcase: Upcoming NVMe SSDs coming your way!

It's time to ditch SATA SSDs and embrace NVMe based drives if you're planning on a new rig. We sighted a few upcoming consumer and enterprise class NVMe SSDs at the Intel Developer Forum 2015 showcase and we've got them compiled in this article. So find out why you should upgrade and the upcoming choices!

ADATA XPG SX930 SSD: Will gamers bite the bait?

ADATA XPG SX930 SSD: Will gamers bite the bait?

7.0

Targeted at gamers, the ADATA XPG SX930 is one of the first drives to use JMicron's new JMF670H controller. It also has something ADATA calls Enterprise-grade MLC NAND flash. What is it exactly and does the JMicron controller have the necessary chops to make it in this competitive space?

OCZ Trion 100 SSD: Bringing flash performance to the masses

OCZ Trion 100 SSD: Bringing flash performance to the masses

7.5

For most mainstream users, SSDs that employ TLC (Triple-Level Cell) NAND is the best way to go as it offers the best blend of performance and affordability. OCZ’s new Trion 100 SSD is the latest TLC drive to hit the market and we put it through its paces to see if it’s any good.

OCZ Vector 180: A decent but unspectacular high-end drive

OCZ Vector 180: A decent but unspectacular high-end drive

7.5

OCZ has refreshed its Vector drive with the new Vector 180. The new drive uses OCZ’s in-house developed Barefoot 3 controller and now features power loss protection. We check out this new drive to see if it’s a worthy alternative to kingpins from Samsung and Crucial.

Battle of the SSD juggernauts - Intel vs. SanDisk vs. Samsung

Battle of the SSD juggernauts - Intel vs. SanDisk vs. Samsung

Intel, SanDisk and Samsung are three of the biggest names in the flash business. All three have their own NAND production facilities and two of them even produce their own SSD controller. We pit the respective flagship drives from each brand to see who will emerge victorious.

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