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Crucial MX300 750 GB SSD Review

Today, we test the Crucial MX300 750 GB SSD on OCinside.de. With the MX300 SSD not just Micron 3D NAND is used for the first time in Crucial SSDs, but there are also new sizes at Crucial with 275 GB, 525 GB, 750 GB, 1 TB and 2 TB. In the following review we will take a look at the features of the new Crucial MX300 750 GB SSD and compare benchmark results with many other SSDs from ADATA, Crucial, … Continue reading Crucial MX300 750 GB SSD Review

Samsung SSD 850 Pro 128 GB Review

Today we have once again something special with strong performance for the smaller purse – the Samsung SSD 850 Pro with 128 GB capacity. Nowadays many select a larger SSD to get the larger capacity and faster performance, so it is not surprising that we are testing mainly 512 GB or 1 TB SSDs. Our first test of Samsung is now more than 5 years and our last SSD test with only 128 GB is also a few years ago. … Continue reading Samsung SSD 850 Pro 128 GB Review

Crucial MX200 250GB two-, three- and four-way SSD RAID Review

Nowadays, SSDs have such a high reliability that we can operate multiple SSDs in a RAID0 to get multiple speed. We like to know how fast a RAID can be consisting of two SSDs, three SSDs and even four SSDs to reach a very high speed for small money. Notwithstanding that the Crucial MX300 SSD is already available, we use Crucial MX200 250 GB SSDs in this 2-way, 3-way and 4-way RAID SSD test.

Crucial MX200 250 GB SSD Review

You might want to buy an inexpensive SSD, but hardly anyone wants to compromise on safety and durability. After testing the Crucial MX200 1 TB and MX200 500 GB SSD, we have now also tested the Crucial MX200 250 GB SSD. The MX200 250 GB SSD is quite inexpensive due to its lower capacity, but offers reliability and data security. If you have to take compromising performance in buying, we show in the following review at OCinside.de.

Crucial BX200 960 GB SSD Review

Today on OCinside.de, we have tested the Crucial BX200 1TB SSD or more specific the BX200 960GB with original firmware MU01 and firmware MU02, which is published a few days ago. The previously tested BX200 500GB is already well priced, but could not fully convince us. What are the results of the Crucial CT960BX200SSD1 960GB BX200 SSD ? We will show the results on the following pages and compare them with the Crucial BX100, Crucial MX200 and many other SSDs.

Crucial BX200 480 GB SSD Review

After the Crucial C300, m4, M500, M550, MX100, MX200 and BX100, today on OCinside.de we have tested the latest BX200 SSD from Crucial which is intended mainly for price-conscious buyers. According to the review of the BX100 with 500 GB and 1 TB MLC memory we take now a close look at the BX200 SSD 480 GB TLC NAND. Crucial is breaking new ground, but only partly able to convince us with the inexpensive BX200. This week Crucial has provided … Continue reading Crucial BX200 480 GB SSD Review

Crucial MX200 500GB mSATA SSD Review

Who would like to upgrade a small HTPC, Barebone or ultra-thin notebook with a fast SSD, requires mostly either a M.2 SSD or a mSATA SSD. After the review of the 2.5-inch Crucial MX200 and MX200 M.2 we like to test on OCinside.de today, how well the Crucial MX200 mSATA succeeded and compare the benchmarks to the Crucial M550 mSATA SSD, Plextor M5M mSATA SSD as well as dozens of other SSDs in different formats. In this new review, we … Continue reading Crucial MX200 500GB mSATA SSD Review

Icy Dock MB971SP-B DuoSwap Reader Review

Today a new reader review has been published on OCinside.de. This time MisterY takes a closer look at the Icy Dock MB971SP-B DuoSwap Hot Swap frame for 2.5 and 3.5-inch SATA drives and SSDs. Multiboot systems cause some times problems, especially when installing Linux and Windows. Two separate hard drives are already useful, but unplugging and plugging is not an option. What is the most viable option for users who attach importance to multiple hard disks? Dozens external hard drives? … Continue reading Icy Dock MB971SP-B DuoSwap Reader Review

Synology DS214+ NAS Review

Thanks to data theft and surveillance scandals, systems such as Network Attached Storage – or briefly NAS, again have a growing fan base. Today we have a NAS of a well-known manufacturer in our review – the Synology DiskStation DS214+. Whether it is a high-performance data storage at home, and if it can keep up with current cloud solutions, we will determine in this review.

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

Icy Dock MB998SP-B ToughArmor Review

Today we want to introduce you to the third part of our Icy Dock caddy review hattrick. This time we have tested the Icy Dock MB998SP-B ToughArmor cage. The special thing about this caddy is that it can accommodate up to eight SSDs or HDDs. How, and especially if that can work well, we will show you in the following review.

Icy Dock MB174U3S-4SB Black Vortex Reader Review

OCinside.de today published a new reader review. This time MisterY is testing the Icy Dock MB174U3S-4SB Black Vortex from Cremax. The external drive enclosure with dust filter and fan control offers space for up to 4 hard drives, which can either be connected via USB 3.0 or eSATA. Take a look how this external hard drive enclosure performs in the reader review, that can be operated by the way also internally.

Icy Dock MB324SP-B ExpressCage Review

We have recently tested the Icy Dock Turbo Swap hard drive caddy. For owners of a SATA hard drive, the frame turned out to be a useful extension. Today we want to present another hot swap cage of the brand Icy Dock, the Icy Dock MB324SP-B ExpressCage. This mobile rack is able to accommodate four SSDs. Excited? We also. Therefore, we proceed directly to the Icy Dock MB324SP-B ExpressCage review.

Icy Dock MB171SP-B TurboSwap Review

Originally hot swap mobile racks were used in large servers to rapidly respond to hard drive failures and to be able to replace the affected hardware easily. But quickly the hard drive caddy found its way into home user computer cases. Be it for testing various hard drives or for better hard drive cooling by the integrated fan. Today Icy Dock delivers the mobile rack TurboSwap, a model which we would like to test for you in the following review. … Continue reading Icy Dock MB171SP-B TurboSwap Review

Intel SSD 750 1.2TB PCIe SSD Review

What a performace ! With the SSD 750 Series Intel has released a high-end consumer SSD which should drive tears of joy in the eyes of even the biggest hardware enthusiasts due to the x4 PCIe 3.0 NVMe connection. The PCI Express 3.0 x4 card is available in capacities of 400GB, 800GB and 1200GB. We are testing the largest and therefore fastest Intel PCIe SSD of the 750 series with 1.2TB capacity. Let us test the performance of the Intel … Continue reading Intel SSD 750 1.2TB PCIe SSD Review