Posts Tagged: 3D NAND

ADATA XPG SX8200 M.2 SSD Review

ADATA launched the XPG SX8200 in late March this year. It’s built around their second generation 64 layer 3D NAND Flash and it’s their fastest consumer SSD to date. I just happen to have one of these drives here today and we’ll see just how fast it is using our usual array of testing. Read More

ADATA Ultimate SU800 512GB SSD Review

With 2016 coming to a close, we have seen the continual decline in price per gigabyte for solid state drives over the past several years. Speeds have reached their maximum through the SATA3 6Gbps ports so performance differences between most drives can only be seen in benchmarks. ADATA has had a few SSDs out in the past. Their latest, the ADATA Ultimate SU800, is their first foray into 3D NAND and promises to deliver a higher storage density, efficiency, and reliability. Let’s see what it is made of and how the tests shake out! Read More

Samsung 850 Pro 512GB SSD Review

Samsung has been what I would consider a major player in the consumer SSD market for a couple of years now. They had at least two well known drives on the market in their 840 EVO and Pro lines, each serving a different audience. The EVO was the barely slower and best bang for the buck drive, while the Pro was the performance king of the family and still had good pricing. Both drives had a great track record for reliability. The next generation, the 850 series, greets us with second generation 3D V-NAND with the same goals as the previous generation. It’s time to take a look and see if the Samsung 850 Pro 512GB performs as well as we expect it to. Read More