External bus-powered storage devices have grown in storage capacity as well as speeds over the last decade. Palm-sized flash-based storage devices with a Thunderbolt 3 interface are capable of delivering 2GBps+ speeds, while the USB-based mainstream market has moved on to to 1GBps+ offerings in the last year. In today's review, we take a look at a number of different bus-powered USB 3.2 Gen 2 storage devices featuring NVMe SSDs, including the Samsung Portable SSD T7 Touch and the SanDisk Extreme Pro Portable SSD.
Innogrit is one of the latest SSD controller designers to enter the market, having come out of stealth mode and announced their roadmap last August at Flash Memory Summit...7 by Billy Tallis on 1/17/2020
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Lexar has announced the industry’s first commercial SD memory card featuring a 1 TB capacity. The SDXC card is designed for photo and video professionals who require massive capacities...8 by Anton Shilov on 1/10/2019
Lexar this past week introduced its new family of A2-class microSD cards, the Lexar High-Performance 633x A2. Supporting the highest Application Performance class, the new microSD card is designed...17 by Anton Shilov on 11/5/2018
Micron this week announced plans to discontinue its Lexar removable media storage business as a part of the company’s strategy to shift to higher margin NAND flash-based products. The...18 by Anton Shilov on 6/28/2017
Content creators in the field often have to deal with large amounts of data spread over multiple flash media. Importing them into a computer for further processing has always...33 by Ganesh T S on 6/22/2017
Over the last week, Lexar has introduced a new series of USB flash drives with enhanced endurance. The new drives are built to survive in tough conditions, such as...18 by Anton Shilov on 3/29/2017