Notebookcheck Logo


    settings restrict
Page Type
Restrict articles to display by Page Type. Each article only falls under one Page Type category.
, , , , , ,
Restrict articles to display by their associated tags. Articles can have multiple tags and can be further restricted with the "and" or search relation.
, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Search by article title: 
additional restrictions: Storage
The Samsung T9 external SSD has read/write speeds of up to 2,000 MB/s (Image source: Samsung)

Deal | 4 TB Samsung T9 portable SSD drops to lowest price ever on Amazon

Samsung's flagship T9 portable SSDs come with a USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 (20Gbps) interface, allowing them to reach sequential read and write speeds up to 2,000 MB/s. The highest-capacity 4 TB variant can currently be had for just US$249.9...
Tudor Cibean, 15 Nov 2023 22:55
Corsair MP700 PRO brings water cooling and active cooling to Gen 5 SSDs (Image Source: TechPowerUp)

Corsair MP700 PRO debuts with interesting cooling design

Corsair has launched its latest Gen 5 SSD, the Corsair MP700 PRO. Aside from bringing super-fast read and write speeds, the M.2 SSD offers a versatile cooling option. And it integrates seamlessly in systems with or without custom ...
Abid Ahsan Shanto, 15 Nov 2023 18:17
SK hynix LPDDR5T 16 GB memory package (Source: SK hynix)

SK hynix begins shipping LPDDR5T memory for smartphones

Unveiled earlier this year and currently the fastest solution available for smartphones and tablets, the LPDDR5T memory from SK hynix is now shipping to corporate customers. Such a client is Vivo, a brand that announced two MediaT...
Codrut Nistor, 15 Nov 2023 16:56
OCulink cable (Image Source: Amazon)

PCI-SIG announces CopperLink cables for PCIe 5.0 and PCIe 6.0 devices

Primarily aimed at the HPC sector, the new CopperLink internal and external cables for PCIe 5.0 / 6.0 devices are expected to launch sometime next year. PCI-SIG has not yet finished the specs, but the bandwidth provided by such ca...
Bogdan Solca, 15 Nov 2023 16:49
Samsung sells the T5 EVO in one style and three storage capacities. (Image source: Samsung)

Samsung T5 Evo released as new portable SSD with compact and robust design

The T5 Evo is Samsung's latest portable SSD and one that should be more robust than many of the company's other models. The T5 Evo is available in three storage capacities up to 8 TB, all for relatively attractive prices.
Alex Alderson, 14 Nov 2023 23:09
The Galaxy M44 is here...sort of. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung Galaxy M44 5G makes debut as new mid-range smartphone with former flagship features

Samsung's latest product for the South Korean market is pitched as a business device - however, a closer look reveals that it is not just any work smartphone, but one with some of the same specs as the Galaxy S21. This ex-flagship...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 11 Nov 2023 15:47
The new 4TB version of the 990 Pro SSD has never been cheaper on Amazon (Image: Samsung)

Deal | Samsung 990 Pro SSD with 4TB gets biggest discount thus far on Amazon

The latest and most spacious model variant of the popular 990 Pro has now hit its lowest price on Amazon as the e-commerce giant shaves 19 percent off the list price of Samsung's high-end SSD with sequential transfer speeds of up ...
Enrico Frahn, 10 Nov 2023 22:21
The Samsung SSD T5 Evo will soon be on the market with a robust case. (Image: Samsung, via WinFuture)

Leak reveals Samsung SSD T5 Evo as an affordable, robust USB-C SSD with up to 8 TB storage

Years after the Samsung SSD T5 was replaced by the faster T7 and T9, Samsung is reviving the slower model and combining it with a more robust case, through which the external USB-C SSD is intended to achieve an interesting price-p...
Hannes Brecher, 06 Nov 2023 09:52
The Adata SE920 is said to be significantly faster than the Samsung T9, thanks to USB 4. (Image: Adata)

Adata unveils first USB 4 SSD, promises data rates up to 3,800 MB/s and innovative cooling

Adata has presented its first external SSD in the SE920 that connects via USB 4.0, which theoretically allows for a bandwidth of 40 Gbit/s. In practice, the memory is said to be almost twice as fast as the new Samsung T9.
Hannes Brecher, 01 Nov 2023 00:04
Samsung 990 PRO Heatsink edition 2 TB SSD (Source: Samsung)

Deal | Samsung 990 PRO Heatsink edition SSD with 2 TB drops to all-time low on Amazon

Released in mid-May 2023 and fully compatible with the Sony PlayStation 5 console, the 2 TB Samsung 990 PRO Heatsink edition PCIe 4.0 SSD is roughly 50% faster than the 980 PRO while being 50% more efficient. Although not highligh...
Codrut Nistor, 31 Oct 2023 16:15
A "Tab M11" render. (Source: WindowsReport)

Lenovo Tab M11 prepares for launch following FCC approval

Lenovo has been rumored to have a new Tab M-series slate in the works. Now, a device matching its description has popped up on the FCC database, thereby suggesting that a launch date for the same is soon to follow. The Tab M11 is ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 29 Oct 2023 18:38
WD Black SN850 PlayStation 5-compatible SSD (Source: Western Digital)

Deal | PlayStation 5-compatible WD Black SN850 SSD hits lowest price in 30 days, Western Digital crushes this deal with US$50 less

Optimized for intense gaming sessions, the WD Black SN850 is a PCIe Gen4 M.2 SSD coming with a 5-year limited warranty. This SSD is fully compatible with PlayStation 5 consoles. The 2 TB version is now down to its lowest price in ...
Codrut Nistor, 28 Oct 2023 08:40
WD Black P10 Game Drive USB 3.2 external hard drive (Source: Western Digital)

Deal | WD Black P10 Game Drive 5 TB USB 3.2 external hard drive drops below US$90 on Amazon

Compatible with PCs and Macs, as well as PlayStation and Xbox consoles, the WD Black P10 Game Drive USB 3.2 external hard drive uses a portable form factor and features a resilient design. The 5 TB model is now down to an all-time...
Codrut Nistor, 27 Oct 2023 18:58
The SSD easily attaches on the back of the GPU (Image Source: Asus)

Asus RTX 4060 Ti Dual GPU with integrated M.2 storage slot now available in Europe

This design offers an additional easy to access M.2 slot for fast NVMe storage for motherboards with limited M.2 connectivity. The SSD attaches on the back of the video card and it is directly cooled by the rear GPU sink. Since th...
Bogdan Solca, 27 Oct 2023 18:10
A Galaxy A15 render. (Source: OnLeaks x The Tech Outlook)

Samsung Galaxy A15 specs, 5G variant and European pricing emerge in new leak

The Samsung Galaxy A15 has been said to launch as one of 2024's most affordable new smartphones. Now, it is projected to land as a more up-to-date, yet more compact, handset compared to its predecessor, although its battery capaci...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 25 Oct 2023 19:17
A last-gen Vivo X-series flagship. (Source: Vivo)

Vivo X100 series tipped to launch as world-first LPDDR5T-powered smartphones

The X100 is thought to launch as the vanilla variant of Vivo's next-gen Android smartphone flagship series. Nevertheless, it is also now backed to debut with a groundbreaking feature: Low Power Double Data Rate 5 Turbo (or LPDDR5T...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 25 Oct 2023 18:16
The WP30 Pro is official. (Source: Oukitel)

Oukitel WP30 Pro debuts as rugged smartphone with series-first 120W charging

Oukitel asserts that its new WP30 Pro can charge by up to 50% in just 15 minutes over USB type-C, despite the 11,000mAh capacity of its battery. That is because it is the first of its line to boast flagship-grade 120 watt (W) char...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 24 Oct 2023 18:46
ORICO: External SSD enclosure

ORICO: External SSD enclosure supports Thunderbolt 4 and promises high performance thanks to cooling

ORICO is currently offering a fast, external enclosure for SSDs at a greatly reduced price. The model also comes with active cooling and thus should be able to protect the installed flash memory from damage.
Silvio Werner, 24 Oct 2023 14:54
The Xiaoxin Pad 2024. (Source: Lenovo)

Lenovo Xiaoxin Pad 2024 debuts with 11-inch screen and 8GB of RAM for under US$130

Lenovo has made the Xiaoxin Pad 2024 official as its latest Android tablet. The slate is touted as a thin and light device with a "high-definition eye-protecting" screen, yet is also touted at the budget end of the market with a s...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 23 Oct 2023 17:35
Faster and more energy efficient (Image Source: PC World)

SD 9.1 specs double microSD Express card speeds to 2 GB/s, introduce new speed classes for SD Express

PCIe 4.0 is finally coming to microSD Express cards, doubling the maximum speed to 1,969 MB/s. The latest SD 9.1 specs are also defining four SD Express classes with minimum read/write speeds between 150 and 600 MB/s, as well as o...
Bogdan Solca, 20 Oct 2023 13:47
The Note 13. (Source: Redmi)

Redmi Note 13 and 13 Pro Plus build up to global launch with FCC approval

The Redmi Note 13 series of potentially affordable new Android smartphones seems poised to go global very soon, with two of its members successfully completing FCC testing. They are the top-end Pro Plus (or Pro+) model, accompanie...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 19 Oct 2023 18:41
Threadripper 7000 is here. (Source: AMD)

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 7980X launches touted as the world's new leading desktop platform

Threadripper for the desktop is officially back today (October 19, 2023) with the launch of the new 7000X-series processors. They are rated for a selection of the main I/O support upgrades of their PRO counterparts, not to mention...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 19 Oct 2023 15:00
The Galaxy A05s. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung Galaxy A05s set for October 2023 India launch with up to 12GB RAM Plus setting

The Galaxy A05s is one of the newest and also cheapest Android smartphones from Samsung around. Now, it is reportedly on the way to India with a launch event scheduled for later in October 2023. Its RAM options for this country ha...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 14 Oct 2023 18:31
The heatsink-less model variant of the 4TB WD Black SN850X is back on sale at Amazon (Image: Western Digital)

Deal | WD Black SN850X SSD with 4TB on sale for its lowest price ever on Amazon

The 4TB version of the popular WD Black SN850X has received another substantial discount that results in Amazon's most affordable price yet for the spacious and super-quick M.2 SSD, which is not just compatible with most modern PC...
Enrico Frahn, 11 Oct 2023 23:34
The Play 50 Plus. (Source: Honor)

Honor Play 50 Plus launches as a new 12GB RAM, 50MP camera smartphone for under US$200

The Play 50 Plus is Honor's latest affordable-class Android smartphone, yet debuts with the OEM's latest design-language tweaks. It aims for a slim and sleek flat-edge look, yet packs a larger-than-average 6,000mAh battery. It goe...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 10 Oct 2023 21:38
The Samsung Portable SSD T9 series has read/write speeds of up to 2,000MB/s. (Image source: Samsung)

New Samsung Portable SSD T9 series arrives with speeds up to 2,000MB/s

The Samsung Portable SSD T9 series is now on sale, with 1TB, 2TB and 4TB options. The device has a USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 interface and offers read/write speeds of up to 2,000MB/s. Other features include Dynamic Thermal Guard and managem...
Polly Allcock, 04 Oct 2023 20:50
The new Chromebook Plus line. (Source: Acer)

Acer Chromebook Plus 514 and 515 aim for mainstream PC performance with up-to-date AMD Ryzen or Intel platforms

Acer Chromebooks have gone Plus for the first time with the series' latest 514 and 515 variants. The former has a 14-inch WUXGA display driven by a Ryzen 5 7000-series platform, whereas the latter has either 12th- or 13th-gen Inte...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 03 Oct 2023 18:49
Crucial T700 PCIe 5.0 NVMe M.2 SSD (Source: Crucial)

Deal | 4 TB Crucial T700 PCIe 5.0 NVMe M.2 SSD drops to lowest price in 30 days on Amazon

Introduced as the first PCIe 5.0 SSD with this capacity and also the first to promise speeds of over 10,000 MB/s, the 4 TB Crucial T700 is now down to US$466.90 from US$599.99. This 22% discount brings this extreme SSD to the lowe...
Codrut Nistor, 30 Sep 2023 22:25
The Armor 24. (Source: Ulefone)

Ulefone Armor 24 launches as a Versatile Light 22,000mAh Powerhouse rugged smartphone

Ulefone touts its Armor 24 as a rugged smartphone that doubles as its own emergency lighting system thanks to its large rear-mounted LED rated for up to 1,000 lumens of brightness. It also serves to eclipse the smartphone's very w...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 28 Sep 2023 14:34
Kioxia launches new e-MMC 5.1 storage. (Source: Kioxia)

Kioxia unveils new BiCS FLASH 3D eMMC 5.1 storage for next-gen smart devices

Kioxia has announced that its latest product for smart home and mobile devices upgrades to the latest 5.1 standard for the eMMC storage of its category. The new BiCS-series memory is rated to achieve up to 2.7 times the performanc...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 27 Sep 2023 19:33
A new "Galaxy A05s" render. (Source: OnLeaks x MySmartPrice)

Rumor | Samsung Galaxy A05s will also debut as the Galaxy M15 and F15 4G

The Galaxy A05s is thought to launch as one of Samsung's cheapest new smartphones of 2024. Now, according to a new tip, potential customers might have an idea of what to expect for their money already. That specs list now includes...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 25 Sep 2023 16:27
Amazon has the 4TB model of the 870 QVO 2.5-inch SATA SSD on sale for less than half its original list price (Image: Samsung)

Deal | Samsung 870 QVO 4TB SSD is still extremely cheap on Amazon

The 2.5-inch SATA SSD may feature cost-effective QLC NAND, but for desktop PC users who are looking for a reasonably priced flash storage solution, the 4TB version of Samsung 870 QVO is still worth consideration at a price of 5.1 ...
Enrico Frahn, 21 Sep 2023 23:02
Lexar Professional NM800 PRO PlayStation 5-compatible SSD (Source: Lexar)

Deal | 2 TB Lexar Professional NM800 PRO NVMe PCIe 4.0 SSD 51% off on Amazon

Ready for use on PlayStation 5 consoles, the Lexar Professional NM800 PRO NVMe PCIe 4.0 SSD can hit sequential read/write speeds of 7,500/6,500 MB/s. Available earlier this year for US$279.99, the 2 TB variant of this high-end SSD...
Codrut Nistor, 16 Sep 2023 09:17
The Mate 60 Pro pre-drop test. (Source: PBKReviews via YouTube)

Huawei Kunlun Glass 2 durability seemingly destroys that of Gorilla Glass rivals in drop test

Huawei's Mate 60 Pro is a new flagship smartphone with a display reinforced by in-house, second-gen Kunlun Glass. It was found to help the device survive a new online torture test which involved being run over by a car, among oth...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 15 Sep 2023 18:05
Lexar SL660 Blaze portable SSD (Source: Lexar)

Deal | PlayStation 5-compatible Lexar SL660 Blaze 1 TB gaming portable SSD hits lowest price in 30 days on Amazon

Compatible with PCs, Macs, as well as PlayStation 4/5 and Xbox consoles, the Lexar SL660 Blaze portable SSD targets gamers with RGB LED lighting and sequential read/write speeds up to 2,000/1,900 MB/s. Now 31% down from its list p...
Codrut Nistor, 14 Sep 2023 19:22
Low-power PCIe 5.0 SSD controller for notebooks (Image Source: ITHome)

Silicon Motion estimates that laptop-compatible PCIe 5.0 SSDs could hit the market in late 2024

The PCIe 5.0 laptop SSD solutions are expected to integrate Silicon Motion's low-power SM2508 controller that does not require active cooling and can reach 14 GB/s speeds with only 3.5 W TDP.
Bogdan Solca, 14 Sep 2023 14:44
Only 3 cm long (Image Source: WD)

Western Digital announces Black SN770M SSDs with up to 2 TB capacity for Steam Deck and Asus ROG Ally consoles

The handheld console storage solutions come in the M.2 2230 form factor and offer capacities between 500 GB and 2 TB. The 1 TB variant is the fastest with 5,150 MB/s sequential reads and 4,900 MB/s sequential writes, but the 2 TB ...
Bogdan Solca, 13 Sep 2023 18:15
WD Black SN850X 4 TB NVMe PCIe 4.0 SSD (Source: Western Digital)

Deal | WD Black SN850X 4 TB NVMe PCIe 4.0 SSD still a bargain on Amazon

With an all-time high price tag of US$699.99 in early August 2022, the WD Black SN850X PCIe SSD with 4 TB of storage space dropped to US$269.99 on Amazon in late July, this year. Now, it goes for US$299.99, which is roughly 30% le...
Codrut Nistor, 11 Sep 2023 22:34
Some alleged Mate 60-series internals. (Source: WekiHome via YouTube)

SK Hynix denies supplying Huawei Mate 60-series components

SK Hynix asserts that it did not in fact breach official US trade sanctions in order to help Huawei to make its latest flagship smartphones. Nevertheless, its components have reportedly been found in units of the new Mate 60 serie...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 11 Sep 2023 17:37
The G42 5G. (Source: Nokia)

Nokia G42 touted as new Super Fast 5G Android smartphone on launch

Nokia has unleashed the G42 5G as a new "So Fast, So Sleek" Android smartphone for the Indian market. Accordingly, the "3-day battery" device is pitched as offering the most novel, premium and "efficient" experience possible for i...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 11 Sep 2023 16:23
Seagate One Touch Hub external HDD (Source: Seagate)

Deal | 16 TB Seagate One Touch Hub external HDD now 24% off on Amazon

Compatible with Xbox One, Windows laptops and desktops, as well as Macs, the 16 TB Seagate One Touch Hub external HDD features two front-facing USB ports (one 3.0 and one Type-C) and has a US$459.99 Amazon list price. However, the...
Codrut Nistor, 10 Sep 2023 10:39
The new ProGrade 1.3 TB CFexpress card is blazing-fast (Image Source: ProGrade Digital)

ProGrade unveils 1.3 TB memory card with blazing-fast 3400 MB/s read speed with new CFexpress 4.0 spec

ProGrade has just released its new CFexpress Type B card with 1.3 TB capacity, making it the first card to implement the new CFexpress 4.0 specification. Featuring read speeds up to 3,400 MB/s, burst write speeds up to 3,000 MB/s,...
Vishal Bhardwaj, 09 Sep 2023 02:21
The 2TB Samsung 990 SSD is now on sale for less than half of its original MSRP (Image: Mario Petzold)

Deal | Samsung 990 Pro SSD with 2TB drops back to one of its best prices ever on Amazon

The fast PCIe 4.0 SSD with 2TB of storage capacity and a peak reading speed of 7,450 MB/s is once again on sale at Amazon, which is where the Samsung 990 Pro can now be ordered for a whopping 53 percent off the official MSRP.
Enrico Frahn, 07 Sep 2023 22:31
The Redmi 12 series. (Source: Xiaomi)

Redmi 12 series sells millionth unit in India

Redmi has announced that it has sold more than 1 million units of its 12 and 12 5G Android 13-powered smartphones in India since their launch about a month ago in the market. The OEM hails the achievement of its "5G Revolution" in...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 05 Sep 2023 20:59
The BP2000 and B2000. (Source: Oukitel)

Oukitel BP2000 expandable LFP battery power station system debuts with limited-time introductory deal

The BP2000 is Oukitel's first portable power station that can be expanded with its own add-on batteries, for a total capacity estimated at up to 16,384Wh. The portable power station core is rated to pack 2,084Wh on its own, with a...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 04 Sep 2023 15:56
The Zero 30 5G. (Source: Infinix)

Infinix Zero 30 5G launches to revitalize smartphone vlogging with 4K 50MP selfie camera

Infinix pitches its latest Zero-series device as the ideal Android smartphone for those most interested in front-facing camera footage, thanks to an unusually high-res selfie camera. It is touted as capable of "flagship"-grade 4K ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 03 Sep 2023 16:46
The Samsung W24 is on the way. (Source: Samsung CN)

Samsung W24 set to launch as hyper-premium foldable flagship in mid-September 2023

Samsung China has effectively confirmed that the most premium edition of the Galaxy Z Fold5 is officially on the way. It is likely to be accompanied by a version of the Z Flip5 clamshell foldable smartphone with an equally luxurio...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 01 Sep 2023 19:27
Kingston XS1000 external SSD hands-on review: Basic drive that fits almost anywhere

Kingston XS1000 external SSD hands-on review: Basic drive that fits almost anywhere

Fast enough. This tiny Kingston SSD is supposedly able to deliver speeds of up to 1,000 MB/s over USB and thus offer great performance for a small price tag. In this review, we’ll discuss how much of this actually holds true and whether the device is fast enough for you to run games off it.
Mario Petzold, 01 Sep 2023 17:41
The Pad P1. (Source: AGM)

IFA 2023 | AGM Mobile Pad P1 launches as brand-first waterproof Android 13 tablet with optional 4G/LTE

AGM has come to IFA 2023 to reveal that it has broken out of its normal rugged, feature-rich smartphone mold into tablets for the first time. The Pad P1 still has IP68 and IP69K ratings for potentially advanced water-resistance, a...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 01 Sep 2023 09:00
The Mate 60. (Source: Huawei)

Huawei Mate 60: Pre-orders open for new vanilla flagship HarmonyOS 4.0 smartphone

Huawei has now added a vanilla model to its new Mate 60 series of flagship smartphones in China. It boasts the same XMAGE rear cameras, two-way satellite messaging support and new metal-chassis design as its Pro sibling, albeit wi...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 30 Aug 2023 14:59


3D Printing (77) 5G (3603) Accessory (5303) AI (257) Alder Lake (980) AMD (4428) Android (21038) Apple (4269) Arc (83) ARM (7650) Astronomy / Space (2) Audio (1504) Benchmark (101) Biotech (89) Business (9557) Camera (668) Cannon Lake (39) Cezanne (Zen 3) (262) Charts (826) Chromebook (468) Comics Console (1914) Convertible / 2-in-1 (1902) Cryptocurrency (355) Cyberlaw (455) Deal (2471) Desktop (5276) DIY (48) E-Mobility (1780) Education (15) Exclusive (16) Fail (1586) Foldable (943) Gadget (3453) Galaxy S (2159) Game Releases (5) Gamecheck (178) Gaming (10030) Geforce (4062) Google Pixel (1096) GPU (1345) Home Theater (223) How To (47) Humor (2) Ice Lake (327) Intel (921) Intel Evo (302) Internet of Things (IoT) (690) iOS (959) iPad (112) iPad Pro (575) iPhone (1976) Jasper Lake (56) Lakefield (46) Laptop (10413) Launch (3309) Leaks / Rumors (9896) Linux / Unix (490) List (199) Lucienne (Zen 2) (49) MacBook (852) Meteor Lake (45) Mini PC (701) Monitor (1333) Movies / TV-Shows (1) MS Surface (15) MSI (427) Nvidia (16) OnePlus (714) Opinion (78) Radeon (253) Raptor Lake (490) Renewable (48) Renoir (378) Review Snippet (1097) RISC-V (20) Rocket Lake (148) Ryzen (Zen) (1823) Science (138) Security (1026) Single-Board Computer (SBC) (393) Smart Home (1629) Smartphone (20178) Smartwatch (2670) Software (7377) Sports / e-Sports (6) Storage (2316) Tablet (4287) ThinkPad (1422) Thunderbolt (1056) Tiger Lake (991) Touchscreen (7055) Ultrabook (2491) Virtual Reality (VR) / Augmented Reality (AR) (652) Wearable (2823) Wi-Fi 7 (24) Windows (7042) Workstation (1165) XPS (395) Zen 3 (Vermeer) (325) Zen 4 (308)
Please share our article, every link counts!
Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)