Posts Tagged: USB 3.0

ASUS X99-A II Motherboard Review

ASUS has released a new motherboard based on the LGA 2011v3 platform as a little brother to the recently reviewed X99 Deluxe II. This newest board is the X99-A II. While the specification and feature lists aren’t as long as the Deluxe II, like its big brother the X99-A II features extensive RGB LED control, a VRM which is more than adequate, and much more. Grab a drink, pull up a seat, and we’ll get going! Read More

ASUS X99 Deluxe II Motherboard Review

With all the refreshed X99 based motherboards releasing due to the Broadwell-E launch we see a new contender from ASUS, their X99 Deluxe II. The original X99 Deluxe, then X99 Deluxe/U3.1, were range-topping motherboards for the ASUS Signature series and the new board is as well. Let’s take a look at all the features, both new and old, of the X99 Deluxe II before checking out the performance! Read More

Lexar 64GB JumpDrive P20 USB 3.0 Flash Drive Review

Today’s review sample, straight from Lexar, is the next in my saga of super fast flash drive reviews. This bad boy, the 64GB P20, runs at USB 3.0 and is touted to be “Among the fastest USB flash drives available…” so you’d better bet I’ll put their claim to the test! Here goes nothing, boys and girls. Read More

Mushkin atom 128GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Review

Following in the wake of the Mushkin IMPACT review we come in today with the Mushkin atom! Instead of looking at a flash drive built for raw speed we take a bit of a detour today. The atom is an absolutely tiny 128GB USB 3.0 flash drive which is meant to be ultra portable without sacrificing capacity. Who’s ready to see how much punch Mushkin packed into the atom? Read More

Mushkin IMPACT 256GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Review

Today’s review sample is another rippin’ fast flash drive, the 256GB Mushkin IMPACT. Running at USB 3.0, with similar specifications, this will be a great comparison in relation to the recently reviewed Patriot Magnum 2. Take a look below to see how these speedsters stack up! Read More

Patriot Supersonic Magnum 2 USB 3.1 256GB Flash Drive Review

Following up Dino’s review of the Supersonic Rage 2 is a newer Supersonic flash drive from Patriot. Today we will be looking at the Supersonic Magnum 2, a USB 3.1 Gen 1 flash drive available in either 256GB or 512GB with blazing fast transfer speeds. This review is covering the 256GB flavor. Personally, I think it’s incredible knowing flash drives with this level of specifications exist. Let’s put this thing through the paces and see how it performs! Read More

Inateck HB4009 4-port USB 3.0 Hub With KM Switch

Ever wondered how you could use one mouse and keyboard with multiple devices, especially if one device is Android? Do you ever wish you could easily transfer between systems directly instead of having to use other media? Inateck comes to us today with the HB4009 which is a 4-port USB 3.0 hub with the capability to share USB devices between different systems. Read More

Inateck UA1001 USB 3.0 to SATA Adapter Review

In for today is an item a little out of the norm for my reviews, the Inateck UA1001 USB 3.0 to SATA Adapter. I’m sure you all have seen plenty of external HDD/SSD enclosures and docking stations, but this is Inateck’s portable solution. This adapter is small enough to stick in your pocket, backpack, or laptop bag for use on the fly. Instead of encasing the HDD or SSD, this adapter just plugs in to the end of the drive much like SATA cables would. Let’s take a look the adapter and check out the performance! Read More

Kingwin EZ-Connect USB3 Adapter Review

The Kingwin EZ-Connect Superspeed USB 3.0 adapter fits in a niche for computer users that want to quickly and easily connect an external hard drive to their computer without having to go through the hassle of a full external drive case. Since this utilizes USB3, instead of USB2, your transfer times should be drastically reduced, making it great for larger drives (i.e. 1 TB and up). Read More

Kingwin Dock Master USB 3.0 Hard Drive Docking Station Review

I’ve reviewed several motherboards with USB 3.0 support over the past few months, but haven’t had a chance to do any USB 3.0 testing. Kingwin has been kind enough to send me their new Dock Master USB 3.0 Hard Drive Docking Station for testing. USB 2.0 has been the standard in external storage for quite some time, and I’m surprised a dramatic improvement didn’t come out sooner. With the introduction of motherboards featuring USB 3.0 support, Kingwin didn’t waste any time getting the Dock Master on the market. Read More