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Intel Optane 32 GB Review

  • Affordable pricing
  • Strong real-world performance
  • Consistently improves load times
  • Five-year warranty
  • Only works with latest Intel CPUs
  • Doesn’t improve performance in all scenarios
  • A dedicated SSD is better value
Our Score 6

LaCie Rugged Type-C Review

  • No external power
  • Attractive design
  • Type-C
  • Exceeds promised speeds
  • Cumbersome setup
  • Mechanical drive
Our Score 7

WD PR4100 NAS Review

  • Easy setup
  • User upgradeable RAM
  • Excellent Plex Media Server Support
  • Noise (Fan on startup & Drives in use)
Our Score 8

Plextor M8Pe Review

  • Solid value
  • Top-notch read speeds
  • Useful form factor
  • High build quality
  • Divisive look
  • Middling write speeds
Our Score 8

WD Blue 1TB SSD Review

  • Solid performance
  • Rated to endure plenty of use
  • Good warranty
  • Doesn’t outrun its competitors
  • No outstanding features
Our Score 6

Intel SSD 750 Series Review

  • Easy to install
  • PCI card looks slick
  • Incredible performance
  • Proves NVMe has potential
  • PCIe card is large
  • 2.5-inch drive requires uncommon connection
Our Score 7

Seagate Backup Plus Ultra Slim Portable 2TB…

  • 2TB of portable storage for $100
  • Extremely thin and light
  • USB 3.0 compatible
  • Has NTFS drivers for Mac compatibility
  • Can be loud during disk access
  • Modest warranty
Our Score 8

LaCie Porsche Design hard drive Review

  • Sturdy, attractive aluminum case
  • USB-C is supported
  • Expensive
  • Slow compared to other types of drives
Our Score 6