Storage Archive

These are the Most Rugged, Durable M.2 NVMe Enclosures for Your SSD

If you’ve been considering building your own external SSD drive, you’ve got your choice of cases. Are you looking for something big and beefy? Probably not, or you wouldn’t be using an M.2 interface. But that can lead you into some trouble: specifically, a lot of M.2 cases aren’t very durable. They’re designed to slip into your pocket, not to take a serious beating. To …

Best Hard Drive Duplicator/Cloner Docking Station 2019-2020

Hard drive docking stations can be incredibly valuable to small businesses, the tech service industry, and even enthusiasts who require access to a large amount of data. Combining the functionality of an external hard drive enclosure with the features of partition imaging software, there are three primary reasons you might need to pick one up for yourself. If you need on-hand access to large amounts …

Review of the Sabrent Rocket Nano External Aluminum SSD

SSD manufacturer Sabrent is a relatively new player when compared to some of the bigger names like Seagate, SanDisk, and Samsung, but their Rocket SSD quickly gained a reputation for being one of the most reliable, affordable solid state drives on the market. But it was an internal drive, and Sabrent fans wanted an external option. So, in 2018, the company released the Sabrent Rocket …

Best External USB 3.5-Inch Floppy Drive

Have you got a box of old floppies kicking around? They might contain old documents, images from an early digital camera, or maybe even some classic games that you’d like to fire up on an emulator. Believe it or not, it wasn’t that long ago that floppies were considered the best way to store data. In fact, less than five years ago new desktop PCs …

Best Rugged (Military Grade) Portable External Solid State Drives (SSD)

In recent years, solid state drives (SSD) have become more and more popular. What was once an expensive technology, designed only for high-end systems, is now nearly as affordable as a traditional HDD drive. Now that anyone can own one of these drives, manufacturers have been rolling out more advanced versions. Today, we’ll be looking at military grade external SSD drives, which are the latest …