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Choosing the right storage device for a particular purpose may just be all about capacity, portability and price. But in fact, there are many other increasingly important factors to be considered. For deciding between an SSD and an HDD, it’s important to identify the criterion that best complements your workflow, and if there are any other specific needs. Pricing: HDD’s offer larger capacity at more attractive prices. Portability: SSD’s can be smaller, thinner and lighter than HDDs, as they have no moving parts inside Easier Data Recovery: SSD’s store data in a less intuitive way. HDDs on the other hand makes recovering data easier. Greater Protection: SSDs can survive harsher treatment because they have no moving parts that can break Energy Efficiency: SSDs don’t have to spin up a platter from a standstill, and thus consumer less energy In this regards, Transcend Information Inc., a leading manufacturer of storage and…

Plextor M8V SSD Review: Your SSD Budget Match

Not too long ago, we got the chance to review Transcend SSD220s. It's decently priced, and the performance is just as expected from a storage device of its class. This time, let's all focus our attention on this budget-oriented SSD from Plextor, the Plextor M8V SSD. It boasts a relatively decent sequential write speed up to