Crucial P5 2TB M.2 NVMe SSD Review

With high performance and high capacity, the brand-new Crucial P5 2TB NVMe SSD will delight enthusiasts! After the Crucial P1 NVMe SSD and the Crucial P2 NVMe SSD, we are today looking at the latest Crucial P5 M.2 NVMe SSD series on OCinside.de and test the highest P5 capacity of 2000GB.

Crucial P1 1TB M.2 NVMe SSD Review

We have already used a Crucial P1 SSD in Orico PCM2-C3-GY USB 3.1 review and in the Icy Dock and ASRock U.2 Special as well as in several Intel motherboard reviews at OCinside.de. Today, we again take a close look at the Crucial P1 1TB M.2 NVMe SSD with the latest firmware in order to compare it against 70 other SSD results in the extensive SSD comparison.

Orico PCM2-C3-GY USB 3.1 Review and Crucial P1 1TB M.2 SSD Review

On OCinside.de we tested an external Orico PCM2-C3-GY USB 3.1 Gen2 case together with a Crucial P1 1TB M.2 NVMe SSD. The external NVMe case supports USB 3.1 Gen2 with up to 10 Gb/s transfer speed and takes full advantage of the USB interfaces of current motherboards. The corresponding USB 3.1 Type-C cable and a USB-C to USB 3.1 Type-A cable are included. Equipped with a new Crucial P1 1TB M.2 2280 NVMe SSD this results in a really fast … Continue reading Orico PCM2-C3-GY USB 3.1 Review and Crucial P1 1TB M.2 SSD Review

Crucial MX500 1 TB M.2 SSD Review

A few weeks ago we reviewed the Crucial MX500 1TB SSD in 2.5-inch format and today we are testing the Crucial MX500 1TB SSD as M.2 version on OCinside.de. In the review we show the differences between the MX500 2.5-inch vs. M.2 SSD and test the M.2 both with and without passive M.2 heatsink on the ASRock Z390 Extreme4 motherboard. So we can be curious whether the small surcharge to the M.2 SSD is worth it and how well the … Continue reading Crucial MX500 1 TB M.2 SSD Review

Intel 600p 512 GB M.2 NVMe SSD Review

Today, we test the Intel 600p 512GB M.2 NVMe SSD on OCinside.de. The Intel SSD 600p supports PCIe Gen3 x4 and that is already one sign for high performance. But the best thing is that the Intel 600p is priced at the level of much slower SATA SSDs! In the following review you will find some benchmarks, a large SSD benchmark comparison, infrared thermal images of this Intel SSD 600p as well as tips for the correct NVMe SSD installation.

Plextor M8SeGN 512 GB M.2 NVMe SSD Review

Today, we test the brand new Plextor M8SeGN 512 GB M.2 NVMe SSD. Who already knows the numerous M.2 reviews on OCinside.de, is familiar with the advantages of a NVMe SSD: high performance! However, the Plextor M8Se without heatsink achieved such a very high temperature, that we recommend purchasing the M8SeY or M8SeG version or at least a M.2 heatsink. The new Plextor NVMe SSD will be available soon. We show today some benchmarks, compare the results with dozens of … Continue reading Plextor M8SeGN 512 GB M.2 NVMe SSD Review

Crucial MX300 525 GB M.2 SSD Review

After our test of Crucial MX300 2 TB SSD we take a look at the 2280 M.2 SSD from the MX300 series. We test the Crucial MX300 525GB M.2 SSD and compare the benchmarks with SSDs from Intel, Samsung and other SSDs. Another subject is particularly interesting at M.2 SSDs and that is the temperature of M.2 SSDs. For this reason we have taken pictures with a thermal imaging camera and even published a M.2 thermal video in our OCinside … Continue reading Crucial MX300 525 GB M.2 SSD Review

Samsung SSD 960 Evo 500 GB M.2 NVMe Review

After testing the Samsung 960 Pro SSD we evaluate the cheaper Samsung 960 Evo SSD today at OCinside.de. The Samsung 960 Evo 500 GB M.2 NVMe SSD comes contrary to the Samsung 960 Pro not with 2-bit MLC, but only with 3-bit MLC, so-called TLC NAND. With an 32 GB/s Ultra M.2 slot we have tested, if the Samsung 960 EVO is nevertheless unbelievable fast and we have compared it with the Samsung 960 Pro, as well as other current … Continue reading Samsung SSD 960 Evo 500 GB M.2 NVMe Review

Samsung SSD 960 Pro 1 TB M.2 NVMe Review

The Samsung 960 Pro 1 TB M.2 NVMe SSD can convince all along the line and received our OC Dream Award ! The SSD is incredibly fast, but does not reach the limit of our ASRock test system thanks to 32Gb/s Ultra M.2 slot. Let us begin now with the delivery, price, specifications, firmware update and some SSD tips, before the fast NVMe M.2 SSD has to compete against many SSDs and SSD RAID array on following pages.

Crucial MX200 500GB M.2 SSD Review

After our test of Crucial MX200 1 TB and MX200 500 GB Solid State Drives we like to examine the M.2 SSD from the Crucial MX200 series in this SSD review. We had among other SSDs the Crucial M550 M.2 and the Plextor M6e PCIe M.2 SSD tested each in 2280 size and were pleasantly surprised. Now we benchmark the Crucial MX200 500 GB M.2 SSD in the smaller 2260 form factor and compare the results with dozens of SSDs. … Continue reading Crucial MX200 500GB M.2 SSD Review

Crucial M550 512GB M.2 SSD Review

Today we test the Crucial CT512M550SSD4 M550 SSD with 512 GB capacity as M.2 2280 module. The Crucial M550 is available as M.2, mSATA and conventional 2.5-inch SATA SSD with a capacity of 128 GB, 256 GB and 512 GB up to 1 TB. After the review of the award winning Crucial M550 512 GB 2.5-inch SSD and the test of a powerful M.2 PCIe SSD, we will evaluate now how good the M.2 implementation is managed by this Crucial … Continue reading Crucial M550 512GB M.2 SSD Review

ASRock W480 Creator Intel LGA1200 Motherboard Review

After we already reviewed the motherboards of the Steel Legend series and B460, H470 and Z490 chipsets on OCinside.de, today we take a look at a motherboard for Content Creator with W480 chipset, the ASRock W480 Creator. This is mainly aimed at professional PC application areas and offers special support for Xeon processors, like the recently tested Intel Xeon W-1290. What other features it has to offer, we show in the following review.

iiyama G-Master GB3461WQSU Red Eagle Monitor Review

Who still remembers the 90s knows that you could play Super Mario Kart on a 80cm tube TV without any problems with four players. Even if the comparison to the iiyama G-Master GB3461WQSU is a bit weak, they have one thing in common. As huge as the TV looked when we were young back then, this monitor looks as big today. Whether it also shines in other points besides its impressive size of 34 inches, we show in detail in … Continue reading iiyama G-Master GB3461WQSU Red Eagle Monitor Review

Icy Dock MB840M2P-B ToughArmor Review

Icy Dock has just released another new product from the ToughArmor series, which we are already testing on OCinside.de. Just recently we had a look at the Icy Dock ToughArmor MB839SP-B PCIe card for use with 2.5-inch SATA drives and now there is an interesting solution with the Icy Dock MB840M2P-B PCIe slot card to install an M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD in a PCIe 3.0 x4 slot. We have tested this extraordinary PCIe card with removable M.2 NVMe frame extensively … Continue reading Icy Dock MB840M2P-B ToughArmor Review