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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.

Icy Dock MB601VK-B and MB705M2P-B and ASRock U.2 Review

Today we are looking at a very special combination of different U.2 products on OCinside.de. To be more precise, we test a Crucial P1 1TB M.2 NVMe Gen3 x4 SSD in the Icy Dock EZConvert MB705M2P-B U.2 frame, which was connected in the Icy Dock ToughArmor MB601VK-B U.2 hot-swap removable frame with a Delock SFF 8643 U.2 miniSAS HD cable via the ASRock U.2 Kit on the ASRock X299 Taichi XE Intel LGA 2066 motherboard. Sounds complicated, but is despite … Continue reading Icy Dock MB601VK-B and MB705M2P-B and ASRock U.2 Review

Crucial MX500 2TB SSD Review

Today we test on OCinside.de the big Crucial MX500 SSD with 2TB capacity! Already some months ago we tested the Crucial MX500 with 1TB, which performed well. However, since some users don’t get along with 1TB total size, we now take a close look at Crucial’s largest MX500 SSD to date and compare it with dozens of other SSDs. Can the big MX500 2TB SSD keep up with the fast MX500 1TB SSD? We show this in the following review!

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

Phantom Gaming Alliance Review

Today we have a detailed look at the Phantom Gaming Alliance products from ASRock, Cooler Master and TeamGroup on OCinside.de. Phantom Gaming is a brand-new ASRock gaming product line designed to provide gamers, professionals and PC enthusiasts with world-class products. We test Phantom Gaming by building a PC with the following Phantom Gaming products: ASRock B365 Phantom Gaming 4 Mainboard with Intel Core i9-9900K CPU, ASRock Phantom Gaming X Radeon RX 590 8G OC graphics card, Cooler Master MasterCase H500P … Continue reading Phantom Gaming Alliance 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

Crucial MX500 1 TB SSD Review

A few weeks ago Crucial introduced their new MX500 series with 64 Layer 3D TLC NAND. After the MX100, MX200 and MX300 follows not the MX400 SSD, but now the MX500 SSD. The Crucial MX500 is available in capacities from 250GB over 500GB and 1TB up to 2TB and offers a number of features designed to provide greater stability and data security. In our previous test of the Crucial BX300 we were already enthusiastic about the Silicon Motion SMI 2258 … Continue reading Crucial MX500 1 TB SSD Review

Samsung SSD 860 Pro vs Samsung SSD 860 Evo Review

The new Samsung SSD 860 Pro and Samsung SSD 860 Evo 2.5-inch SSDs which are available from 250GB over 500GB, 1TB, 2TB up to 4TB total capacity are being tested on OCinside.de. The EVO and PRO are looking almost identical and they are fast at first glance, but why are their prices so different? We also take a second look at the two brand-new Samsung SSDs and show the differences between the Samsung SSD 860 PRO and Samsung SSD 860 … Continue reading Samsung SSD 860 Pro vs Samsung SSD 860 Evo Review

Crucial BX300 480 GB SSD Review

Today we are testing the latest development from Micron and this is the Crucial BX300 480GB SSD, which with the next generation 3D MLC NAND will become a price breaker with high performance in the entry-level segment and will even be offered as a small 120GB as well as a BX300 240GB SSD. So much in advance: It was a success!

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.

Samsung T5 500 GB Portable USB 3.1 SSD Review

On OCinside.de we have an external Samsung T5 Portable 500GB USB 3.1 SSD in the test, today. The special feature of this external USB SSD is that it supports USB 3.1 Gen2 at up to Gb/s and can reach or even exceed speeds of an internal SATA3 SSD. The matching USB 3.1 Type-C cable and USB-C to USB 3.1 Type-A cable are included in the delivery. In the following Samsung Portable SSD T5 review we will clarify if the performance … Continue reading Samsung T5 500 GB Portable USB 3.1 SSD Review

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