ADATA FALCON SSDCDRLabs has taken an in depth look at ADATA's new PCIe SSD, the FALCON. Designed with creators in mind, this heatsink-equipped, M.2 form factor drive is powered by Realtek's RTS5762DL controller and is available with up to 2TB of 3D TLC NAND flash. The FALCON also utilizes HMB (Host Memory Buffer) and intelligent SLC caching to accelerate read and write speeds along with LDPC (Low-Density Parity-Check) error correcting code technology to ensure data integrity and extend the lifespan of the drive. To top it all off, the FALCON is equipped with an ultra-fast PCIe Gen3 x4 NVMe 1.3 interface and is capable of 3,100 MB/s read and 1,500 MB/s write speeds.

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Silicon Power Superior V30 CardCDRLabs has put together a brief review of Silicon Power's new Superior SDXC card. Available in 64GB, 128GB, 256GB and 512GB capacities, this new memory card is designed for use in consumer-oriented DSLR cameras and HD camcorders. The Superior meets the UHS Speed Class 3 (U3) and the Video Speed Class 30 (V30) standards and, with 100 MB/s read and 80 MB/s write speeds, it can be used to capture high-quality images and extended lengths of Full-HD and 4K Ultra HD video. To top it all off, the card is waterproof, dustproof, temperature-proof and X-ray-proof for use in extreme environments.

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Lexar NM610 SSDToday, CDRLabs brings you a review of Lexar's new PCIe SSD, the NM610. Designed to elevate your PC experience with faster load times and transfer speeds from boot-up to shut down, this M.2 form factor drive is powered by Silicon Motion's SM2263XT controller and offers features like Low-Density Parity Check (LDPC) error code correction technology to ensure data integrity and reliability. The NM610 is also equipped with up to 1TB of Intel's 64-layer TLC 3D NAND flash as well as an ultra-fast PCIe Gen3 x4 NVMe 1.3 interface to deliver up to 2,100 MB/s read and 1,600 MB/s write speeds.

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Silicon Power P34A60 SSDCDRLabs kicks off the week with a review of Silicon Power's latest PCIe SSD, the P34A60. This M.2 form factor drive is powered by Silicon Motion's SM2263XT controller and is available with up to 2TB of Micron's 64-layer TLC 3D NAND flash. The P34A60 also utilizes HMB (Host Memory Buffer) and an SLC Cache to deliver high and efficient performance as well as LDPC (Low-Density Parity Check) error correction, End-To-End (E2E) data protection and a RAID engine for enhanced data integrity and stability. To top it all off, the P34A60 is equipped with an ultra-fast PCIe Gen3 x4 NVMe 1.3 interface and is capable of 2,200 MB/s read and 1,600 MB/s write speeds.

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Patriot P300 SSDCDRLabs has taken an in depth look at Patriot's latest PCIe SSD, the P300. This mid-tier, M.2 form factor drive is powered by Phison's PS5013-E13T controller and offers features like advanced wear-leveling, end-to-end data path protection, thermal throttling, SmartECC technology and a low-density parity-check (LDPC) ECC algorithm to ensure data integrity and avoid data corruption. The P300 is also equipped with KIOXIA's (Toshiba) 96-layer BiCS4 3D NAND flash as well as an ultra-fast PCIe Gen3 x4 NVMe 1.2 interface to deliver up to 2,100 MB/s read and 1,650 MB/s write speeds.

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SecureUSB KP USB Flash DriveCDRLabs has put together a brief review of SecureData's SecureUSB KP encrypted flash drive. The SecureUSB KP features a FIPS validated design with military-grade AES 256-bit XTS encryption. To access their data, users simply enter their PIN on the keypad and plug it into any device with a USB port. The drive is also equipped with a rugged, extruded aluminum casing that protects it against dust, water and physical damage as well as a USB 3.0 interface capable of delivering up to 152 MB/s read and 118 MB/s write speeds.

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Plextor M9PG Plus SSDCDRLabs kicks off the week with another look at Plextor's M9P Plus series SSDs. This time around we've reviewed their new heatsink-equipped, M.2 form factor drive, the M9PG Plus. Designed for PC gamers and prosumers with intensive application requirements, the M9PG Plus is powered by Marvell's 88SS1092 "Eldora Plus" controller and is available with up to 1TB of KIOXIA's 96-layer BiCS4 3D NAND flash. The drive is also equipped with a PCIe Gen3 x4 NVMe 1.3 interface and features support for Plextor's PlexNitro II, TrueProtect II and SmartProtect technologies.

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Crucial X8 SSDCDRLabs has taken an in depth look at Crucial's first portable SSD, the X8. Manufactured to be durable, rugged and compact, this lightweight, pocket-sized SSD is built with a unibody core of anodized aluminum and can withstand accidental drops of up to 7.5 feet. On the inside, the X8 is powered by Silicon Motion's SM2263EN controller and is available with up to 1TB of Micron's 3D QLC NAND flash. It is also equipped with a USB 3.2 Gen 2 interface which lets users save or load files up to 1.8x faster than most portable SSDs and 7.5x faster than portable hard drives. 

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Plextor M9PY Plus SSDToday, CDRLabs brings you a review of Plextor's latest PCIe SSD, the the M9P Plus. Designed for PC gamers and prosumers with intensive application requirements, this M.2 form factor drive is powered by Marvell's 88SS1092 "Eldora Plus" controller and is available with up to 1TB of Toshiba's 96-layer BiCS4 3D NAND flash. The M9P Plus features an ultra-fast PCIe Gen3 x4 NVMe 1.3 interface and is available with or without a heatsink or as an HHHL add-in card with an extra large heatsink and RGB LED lights.

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piodata ixflashCDRLabs has put together a brief review of PioData's iXflash flash drive. Developed as the ideal pairing for your iPhone or iPad, the drive is equipped with both USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt connectors. With these two connectors, the iXflash can be used to transfer files between your iPhone, iPad, or any computer with a USB port. PioData also offers a free mobile iOS app that allows you to take pictures and videos without using your device's internal memory and free up space by backing up your photos and videos to the drive. In addition, the app lets you use the iXflash as a portable media library and play back file formats that aren't normally supported by Apple.

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