Kingston XS2000 SSDToday, CDRLabs brings you a review of Kingston's latest portable SSD, the XS2000. Designed with content creators, prosumers and corporate professionals in mind, this pocket-sized, portable drive is powered by Silicon Motion's new SM2320 controller and is available with up to 2TB of 3D TLC NAND flash for storage of high-res images, 8K videos, and large documents. The XS2000 is also equipped with a USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 interface that can transfer data at speeds up to 2,000 MB/s. 

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Crucial MX500 4TB SSDCDRLabs has taken yet another look at Crucial's popular MX500 series SSD. This time around, we've reviewed the 4TB version of the drive which combines Silicon Motion's SM2259 controller with Micron's industry-leading 176-layer 3D TLC NAND flash to deliver 560 MB/s read and 510 MB/s write speeds. Like the other drives in the series, the 4TB MX500 also offers a long list of features including AES 256-bit encryption, thermal and power loss protection, TRIM support and active garbage collection. It also comes equipped with Crucial's Dynamic Write Acceleration technology, which uses an adaptable pool of high speed, single-level cell flash memory to enable faster saves and file transfers.

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SK Hynix Gold P31 2TB SSDCDRLabs has taken another look at SK hynix's latest PCIe SSD, the Gold P31. This time around, we've reviewed the 2TB version of the drive which combines SK hynix's own "Cepheus" controller with their 128-layer 3D TLC NAND flash. The Gold P31 also features the company's HYPERWRITE technology and is equipped with an ultra-fast PCIe Gen3 x4 NVMe 1.3 interface capable of delivering up to 3,500 MB/s read and 3,200 MB/s write speeds.

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ADATA XPG Gammix S70 Blade SSDCDRLabs has taken an in depth look at ADATA's latest PCIe 4.0 SSD, the XPG GAMMIX S70 Blade. Designed to meet the demands of gaming, graphics processing and 5G applications, this M.2 form factor drive is powered by Innogrit's Rainier (IG5236) controller and is available with up to 2TB of 176-layer 3D TLC NAND flash. The GAMMIX S70 Blade is also equipped with a robust, yet slim, aluminum heatsink as well as an ultra-fast PCIe Gen4 x4 NVMe 1.4 interface to deliver up to 7,400 MB/s read and 6,800 MB/s write speeds.

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Crucial P5 Plus SSDCDRLabs kicks off the week with a review of Crucial's new PCIe 4.0 SSD, the P5 Plus. Designed specifically for intensive workloads, high-quality creative content and hardcore gaming, this M.2 form factor drive is powered by Micron's own DM02A1 controller and is available with up to 2TB of their industry-leading 176-layer 3D TLC NAND flash. The P5 Plus also includes advanced features like full dynamic write acceleration, error correction, full hardware-based encryption and adaptive thermal protection to keep your data safe while enhancing system reliability. To top it all off, the drive is equipped with an ultra-fast PCIe Gen4 x4 NVMe 1.4 interface and is capable of 6,600 MB/s read and 5,000 MB/s write speeds.

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Plextor M10PY SSDToday, CDRLabs brings you a review of Plextor's new PCIe 4.0 SSD, the M10PY. Designed for avid gamers and audio-visual (AV) enthusiasts, this HHHL form factor drive is powered by Innogrit's Rainier (IG5236) controller and is available with up to 2TB of Kioxia's 96-layer BiCS4 3D NAND flash. The M10PY also features an extra large heatsink with programmable RGB lighting and is equipped with an ultra-fast PCIe Gen4 x4 interface capable of delivering up to 7,000 MB/s read and 5,000 MB/s write speeds.

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Patriot Supersonic Rage PrimeCDRLabs kicks off the week with a review of Patriot's latest USB flash drive, the Supersonic Rage Prime. Available in 250GB, 500GB and 1TB capacities, the drive is powered by Phison's PS2251-17 controller and is equipped with a USB 3.2 Gen 2 interface allowing it to read at speeds up to 600 MB/s. The Supersonic Rage Prime also features a durable, retractable design that protects the USB connector as well as a built-in thermal sensor to monitor the device's temperature for excellent durability and stability.

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SecureDrive KP HDDCDRLabs has put together a brief review of SecureData's SecureDrive KP encrypted hard drive. This portable storage device features a FIPS compliant design with military-grade AES 256-bit XTS encryption. To access their data, users simply enter their PIN via its onboard keypad. The SecureDrive KP is also equipped with a durable aluminum casing as well as a super-fast USB 3.0 interface. 

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Lexar NQ100 SSDCDRLabs has taken an in depth look at Lexar's latest SATA SSD, the NQ100. Aimed at everyday end-users looking to upgrade their laptop or desktop computer, the drive combines Lexar's DM928 controller with Micron's TLC NAND flash to deliver read speeds of up to 550MB/s for faster startups, data transfers and application load times. With no moving parts, the NQ100 SSD is also shock and vibration resistant, making it more reliable and durable than a typical hard drive. In addition, it offers cool, quiet operation and low power consumption for longer battery life.

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Patriot Supersonic Rage ProCDRLabs has put together a brief review of Patriot's latest USB flash drive, the Supersonic Rage Pro. Available in 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB capacities, the Supersonic Rage Pro is powered by Silicon Motion's SM3282 single chip controller and is equipped with a USB 3.2 Gen 1 interface. The drive also supports UASP (USB Attached SCSI Protocol) mode, which allows it to read at speeds up to 420MB/s and deliver up to 8,000 4K random IOPS. 

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