Tag Archive: USB 3.1

Silicon Power Armor A75 2TB USB 3.1 HDD Review

Silicon Power Armor A75 2TB USB 3.1 HDD Review The new Armor A75 USB 3.1 external HDD does come with a professional looking chassis, which is also very light thanks to the aluminum build, impact resistant up to 1.22m and can operate between 5 and 55 degrees Celsius. It does also come with an USB …

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Silicon Power Bolt B10 USB 3.1 External SSD Review

Silicon Power Bolt B10 USB 3.1 External SSD Review Bolt B10 was thought as a very compact, light storage device which can accompany you everywhere, while providing quite a bit of storage space. Wear Leveling helps extend the SSD life span, while the LDPC Error Correction mechanisms are in place for protecting against data corruption. …

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Silicon Power Bolt B80 USB 3.1 External SSD Review

Silicon Power Bolt B80 USB 3.1 External SSD Review Article Snippet: “The Bolt B80 USB 3.1 External SSD from Silicon Power does sport a premium look thanks to the aluminum construction but is also easy to carry along. It comes with military-grade shockproof protection, but also rubber covers/gaskets in order to prevent water and dust …

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Samsung Portable SSD T5 1TB Review

Solid state memory, while remaining significantly more expensive that traditional mechanical hard disks, continues to encroach on their territory. Inexpensive and high-capacity bus-powered USB external drives are even being challenged by external SSDs, for consumers who appreciate the advantages of much higher performance, smaller size, and greater reliability they afford. Samsung has been a pioneer in this field with their Samsung Portable SSD T3 external drives, and today Benchmark Reviews checks out their latest product, the 1 terabyte Portable SSD T5.

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The Future: USB 3.1 or Intel Thunderbolt?

The 2014 CES Introduced USB 3.1 as a future new standard for USB data transfers. Competition has been the driving force of the computer industry since the beginning, and the consumers have been the greatest benefactor to this constant technological race. Just when you thought you had the latest and greatest USB 3.0 on your new computer system, along comes USB 3.1. Was there something wrong with USB 3.0, and did it really need an update? Yes and No.

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