Samsung SSD 950 Pro unleashed!

Samsung SSD 950 Pro unleashed!

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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.

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: 5th Oct 2015

HWZ Deal Alert: 5th Oct 2015

Love old games? We kick off October with a fantastic deal on an old RPG from 2000, Vampire: The Masquerade - Redemption. Apart from this, check out deals on storage, travel, and straps for your smartwatch.

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.

How to Migrate your System to an SSD (2015 Edition)

How to Migrate your System to an SSD (2015 Edition)

We are updating our SSD migration guide, so whether you are using Windows or Mac, here's how you can clone your existing hard drive onto a spanking new SSD, thereby relieving you of the tedious process of re-installing your OS and apps.

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

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

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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.

Silicon Power S80 SSD: A valiant but futile attempt

Silicon Power S80 SSD: A valiant but futile attempt

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Thanks to falling storage prices, SSDs are now almost a necessity for anyone building a new system. The Silicon Power S80 is one of the latest mainstream drives to hit the market and we see if it has what it takes to challenge dominant players like Samsung and Crucial.

AMD Radeon R7 vs. Plextor M6 Pro - Two high-end SSDs challenge for honors

AMD Radeon R7 vs. Plextor M6 Pro - Two high-end SSDs challenge for honors

The AMD Radeon R7 and Plextor M6 Pro are two of the latest high-end SSDs to hit the market. We put them through their paces to see if they can challenge other established high-end SSDs, such as the Samsung SSD 840 Pro and OCZ Vector 150.

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