Kingston KC600 2.5″ 1TB SATA SSD Review – An excellent affordable SATA SSD with hardware AES encryption

The Kingston KC600 has been out for a couple of years now. It offers affordable, fast storage with the added benefit of hardware AES encryption which allows you to enable BitLocker on your PC with little consequence on overall performance. SATA SSDs are starting to feel a little dated now that NVMe drives have become … Read more

Comparing Software RAID vs Hardware RAID when choosing TerraMaster Thunderbolt3 RAID Storage

This is a bit of a copy and paste job from TerraMaster, sorry. But it is moderately more informative than the generic press release hence I thought it was worth posting. TerraMaster, a professional brand that specializes in providing innovative storage products for home, businesses and enterprises, discusses the difference between software RAID and hardware … Read more

Amber Plus Review – A NAS and router in one with Docker support but is it good as Synology

[Update] I was provided with some feedback regarding certain parts of the review which I think are worth including. Key points include that the 2.5″ drives are less noisy so can be used in a living environment without bothering people. While most NAS drives have remote access functionality, Amber is focussing on making remote functionality … Read more

The Best External Hard-Drives on the market

External hard-drives are becoming increasingly popular. We are storing more information than ever on computers; downloading applications and software can eat a great deal of memory. External hard-drives free up a lot of space for the user and will, in turn, allow your computer to function smoothly and operate at higher speeds. Laptops, in particular, … Read more

500GB Kingston A2000 SSD M.2 NVMe Review – A fantastic budget NVMe drive worth keeping your eye on for during Black Friday

The Kingston A2000 isn’t particularly new, but SSD storage constantly getting cheaper it has reached the point where even the most affordable of builds can use an NVMe drive for the primary disk. I bought the 500GB Kingston A2000 on Prime Day for a bargain £44.98 (currently £57.70) and at the time the price difference … Read more

TerraMaster TD2 Thunderbolt3 Plus 7-in-1 Thunderbolt 3 Dock with RAID & Ethernet Announced

If you are an Apple Mac user or have a PC with Thunderbolt3 and require lots of data storage then the new TerraMaster TD2 could be the perfect option. This direct-attached storage features a Thunderbolt3 port allowing it to offer connectivity that surpasses other USB equipped counterparts. I previously reviewed the excellent 5-bay TerraMaster D5-300C … Read more

Kingston KC2500 1TB NVMe M.2 SSD Review vs Samsung 970 Evo – High end performance at a reasonable price

Kingston has recently refreshed their lineup of NVMe drives with the new KC2500 series which promises improved performances over the already excellent KC2000. The new range offers an increase of almost 10% to the sequential read speeds going from 3200 to  3500MB/s and an impressive 32% increase for sequential write, going from 2200MB/s to 2900MB/s. … Read more

TerraMaster D5-300C USB3.0 5-Bay RAID Direct Attached Storage Review – NAS vs DAS

I have covered quite a lot of NAS devices recently, which are a fantastic investment for both business and home users providing network-attached storage and a range of useful applications built-in. TerraMaster has quickly become one of the stands out brands, offering superb value for money with better hardware specs at a lower price point … Read more

Toshiba Canvio Advance 4TB USB3.0 Portable Hard drive review – HDTC940 XK3CA

I have previously reviewed the Toshiba Canvio Basics 2TB last year, and recently I have been checking out the advanced model which comes in 1TB, 2TB, 4TB sizes, with my sample being the 4TB model. This is a USB3.0 drive with a theoretical transfer rate of 5 Gb/s2, though, in reality, it will be nowhere … Read more