portable SSD

DIY Portable NVMe SSD Drive! ACASIS M.2 NVME Enclosure Review

Buy it on Amazon – (affiliate link) – We recently looked at the very expensive Thunderbolt 3 Samsung X5 portable NVME SSD. Here’s a USB-C DIY version that you can put together for half the price! You’ll lose some performance but it will still be faster than many off the shelf portable SSDs. See more : and subscribe! See my Corsair MP300 review here: VIDEO INDEX: 00:30 – Price and configuration 02:05 – Included items and drive installation 03:52 –…

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Samsung X5 Portable SSD Review – Thunderbolt 3 NVMe Performance Drive vs T5

Buy it on Amazon – (affiliate link) – Samsung’s super fast X5 portable Thunderbolt 3 SSD delivers performance but there is a catch that might turn off the power users it’s hoping to attract. See more portable SSDs: and subscribe! See the detailed Anandtech review here: VIDEO INDEX: 01:06 – Pricing and overall build quality 01:29 – Price comparison to USB-C T5 Drive 01:47 – Thermal throttling discussion 02:07 – Not compatible with prior thunderbolt versions 02:51 – Internals 03:19…

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PNY Elite Portable SSD – Thumb Drive Size, SSD Performance!

This portable SSD is quite unusual in size… but do we see any performance sacrifices? When compared against the widely popular Samsung T3, the PNY Elite holds it own. Buy PNY Elite SSD here – MAKE YOUR OWN CABLES CableMod Configurator (Sponsor) – Watch Samsung T3 Review – Subscribe ► Support HWC while shopping at NCIX and Amazon ♦NCIX (CA) – ♦NCIX (US) – Review unit provided free of charge by PNY. This video is sponsored by CableMod. As per…

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Why the 500GB Samsung T5 SSD is better than the 250 GB version

Buy it on Amazon – (affiliate link) – I found the 500GB version of the Samsung T5 SSD has more consistent sequential write performance vs. the 250 GB version. See my full T5 review here: and subscribe! See more SSD reviews: Subscribe to my email list to get a weekly digest of upcoming videos! – See my second channel for supplementary content : Visit the Lon.TV store to purchase some of my previously reviewed items! Read more about my transparency…

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PNY Elite 480GB Portable Solid State Drive (SSD) – USB 3.0 – Under $120

Buy it on Amazon – (affiliate link) – PNY has a fast and high capacity portable solid state drive that comes in at an affordable price. See more storage: and subscribe! VIDEO INDEX: 00:30 – Hardware overview 01:01 – Sequential read and write test : Blackmagic Disk Speed Test 02:12 – Crystal Diskmark random 4k reads and writes 02:26 – 4k multicam video editing 02:54 – Conclusion and final thoughts I am quite pleased with this one, especially given the…

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Samsung T1 Portable SSD Review – Tiny and Fast USB 3.0 Solid State Drive Compared to Sandisk

Buy it on Amazon – (affiliate link) – Samsung’s T1 USB SS is tiny but it packs in quite a lot of performance- 380 megabytes per second writes and 430 MB/sec reads! This is similar to a drive we looked at from Sandisk a few weeks ago that is slightly slower on the write performance. My only gripe with this drive is that Mac users need to install drivers first to get it configured. They’re not necessary after the initial…

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Sandisk Extreme 900 Review – RAID 0 Portable Solid State Disk (SSD)

Buy it on Amazon – (affiliate link) – If you need serious sequential read and write speed the Sandisk Extreme 900 can deliver. But what about what operations? Find out in this review. See more SSD’s – and subscribe! VIDEO INDEX: 00:57 – Hardware overview 01:17 – Raid 0 Array 02:17 – Pricing and capacity 03:12 – Compatible cable types 03:47 – Black magic disk speed test 04:34 – Crystal Diskmark test 05:06 – Use case recommendations 06:18 – Using…

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DON’T Buy A Portable Drive Without Watching This…

Samsung T5 Portable SSD (USA Link) – Samsung T5 Portable SSD (International) – The Samsung T5 portable SSD might be the perfect solution for ultra portable media transfer. With speeds of up to 540MB/s it’s easily capable of editing 4K video footage. It comes in various capacities including 250GB, 500GB, 1TB and 2TB. Also of note, the 250GB and 500GB drives come in the bright bluish tone shown in this video. The larger 1TB and 2TB version of the drive…

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Samsung T3 Portable SSD Review – With USB Type C / USB-C

Buy it on Amazon – (affiliate link). I love portable SSDs – they are incredibly fast and very, very rugged. The Samsung T3 is the best of the bunch. See more portable SSDs: and subscribe! VIDEO INDEX: 00:43 – Hardware overview 02:39 – Sequential read / write test (Blackmagic disk speed test) 03:50 – Crystal Diskmark random read / write test 04:24 – 4k multicam video editing test 04:45- Conclusion and final thoughts See how I use this to run…

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Samsung T5 Review: New portable USB SSD utilizing 3D / VNAND Flash Tech

Buy it on Amazon – (affiliate link) – Samsung’s new portable SSD brings some new technology but similar performance to their prior (and excellent) T3 drive. See more portable SSDs: and subscribe! VIDEO INDEX: 00:10 – Size comparison to T3 00:40 – Hardware overview 00:46 – Includes two cables 01:12 – Price 01:32 – Compatibility 01:38 – Do not install the included software 02:28 – Performance: Sequential Reads and Writes 03:41 – Performance: Random Reads and Writes (Crystal Diskmark) 04:31…

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