Drives & Storage

by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted
For the B&H video team, nothing is more exciting than covering a trade show—it’s also the most challenging. Trade shows are action-packed environments and producing videos from the show floor requires lots of planning, preparation, and of course, the right gear. Here’s a breakdown of our current kit. Cameras and Lenses B&H is “The Professional’s Source,” so we make sure to use professional equipment that will deliver a broadcast-quality image. Our choice of camera for these mobile and demanding situations? The
by John-Paul Pale… ·Posted
Lexar is releasing a new series of rugged drives called the ARMOR 700 USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Portable SSD. It's designed as a portable companion for photographers, videographers, and content creators and is fast enough to directly capture 4K video at 60 fps from an iPhone 15 Pro or Pro Max. Lexar ARMOR 700 USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Portable SSD Thanks to an
by Steven Wong ·Posted
With the launch of the SanDisk Desk Drive SSD, balancing between performance and data storage capacity feels like less of a compromise. Available in 4TB and 8TB capacities with a 20 Gb/s USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 connection, you can offload your memory cards and back up your video, photo, and music libraries in short time using the included Acronis True Image software. And with up to 1000 MB/s sequential read speeds, you
by Steven Esposito ·Posted
Crucial has announced the T705 Gen5 M.2 PCIe 5.0 NVMe SSD, intended for content creators, video editors, and AI application professionals looking to expand their storage volume while also increasing throughput for greater performance across their systems. Crucial T705 Gen5 M.2 PCIe 5.0 NVMe SSD Crafted with Micron 232-layer TLC NAND memory and built to
by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted
Rugged, portable, and fast, Samsung’s T9 series of SSDs are the latest and greatest models in this content- creator-focused line of USB-C external storage. Following in line with the immensely popular T5, T7, and the T7 Shield, the T9 gains a USB-C 3.2 Gen 2x2 port, essentially doubles the transfer speeds of the T7, and retains the rubberized, durable exterior design of the Shield for extra protection during everyday
by Steven Wong ·Posted
Designed for reliable, everyday performance, the 1TB and 2TB Samsung 990 EVO M.2 Internal SSD allows you to spend more time creating content, playing games, and being productive instead of staring at loading screens. 1 TB Samsung 990 EVO M.2 Internal SSD Supporting PCIe 4.0 x4- and PCIe 5.0 x2-compatible M.2 2280 slots, this NVMe 2.0 SSD delivers up to 5000 MB/s
by John-Paul Pale… ·Posted
At CES 2024, OWC announced the ThunderBlade X8, improving upon the current ThunderBlade, a 4-Bay Thunderbolt™ 3 RAID array. Designed for a wide range of users, including DITs, creative professionals, and editors, the ThunderBlade X8 brings speed, capacity, and portable RAID storage to your workflow. OWC ThunderBlade X8 It offers dual Thunderbolt™ 3 connections and eight NVMe M.2 2242 drive
by John-Paul Pale… ·Posted
At CES 2024, Lexar showcased an array of professional storage solutions, encompassing memory cards and portable SSDs. First up, the brand's CFexpress 4.0 Type B DIAMOND Series takes advantage of the PCIe Gen 4 bus to deliver read speeds of up to 3600 MB/s and write speeds of up to 3300 MB/s, which is more than enough to capture raw 8K video and photos. CFexpress Type A users won't be disappointed, because Lexar's CFexpress 4.0 Type A GOLD Series also uses the PCIe Gen 4 bus and features read speeds of up to 1800 MB/s and write speeds of up to
by Steven Esposito ·Posted
Equip your system with greater storage space accompanied by searing speed with the Western Digital WD_Black SN770M NVMe PCIe 4.0 M.2 SSD. Compacting its signature performance profile, TLC 3D NAND flash memory chips, and PCIe 4.0 technology into a small 2230 M.2 form factor, users can easily enhance their portable gaming devices, such as the ASUS ROG Ally and Valve Steam Deck, with greater capacity and faster speeds.
by Mos Khan ·Posted
If you haven't heard of Nextorage, that's because the brand is relatively new. Established as a Sony subsidiary that got its start making PS5 SSDs in 2019, Nextorage is a newcomer to storage space. Let's consider some of the brand's storage-based products below. Nextorage's bread and butter are memory solutions, which means you can expect staples like SD cards or CFexpress Type B cards to make up a nice chunk of its catalog. The brand offers two different models of CFexpress Type B cards that come with slightly different specs. The
by Steven Wong ·Posted
Designed to provide reliable performance and versatility, the G-RAID MIRROR 2-Bay RAID Array from SanDisk Professional enhances your professional workflow while adding peace of mind. Available with 12TB, 16TB, 24TB, 36TB, or 44TB of raw storage across two enterprise-grade 7200 rpm hard drives, the G-RAID MIRROR delivers the capacity to back up your large media clips and other important files.
by Stepan Andranikian ·Posted
Traveling content creators rejoice: Crucial has just stepped up its game with the introduction of the X10 Pro and X9 Pro portable SSD lineup, bringing high-speed transfer rates into an incredibly compact and durable form factor. Build Manufacturers are consistently looking to produce smaller and lighter SSDs―it keeps the
by John-Paul Pale… ·Posted
There's no question that SSDs are not only becoming more of a mainstay, but also increasing in their overall capacity. To this end, Crucial has further bolstered its lineup with the X9 Pro USB 3.2 Gen 2 Portable SSD and X10 Pro USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Portable SSD, both of which are well suited for use
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SanDisk Professional has launched the PRO-BLADE system, a brand-new, modular, hot-swappable, portable SSD product line for capturing film and photography directly from your camera. Follow along to get a deep dive into this new ecosystem and its top features. 0:00 - Introduction 3:00 - How the Pro-Blade Ecosystem Works 12:33 - Pro-Blade Station Versatility 14:34 - How the Pro-Blade System Compares to Traditional Drives and its Key Features 23:20 - Pro-Blade Media Workflow 27:18 - What Cameras are Compatible with the Pro-Blade Drive? 30:45 - How
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Speed and simplicity are the names of the game with SanDisk Professional's PRO-BLADE storage lineup. In this video, Doug Guerra demonstrates how this robust and flexible system will streamline your production and editing processes. 0:00 - Introduction 0:46 - What is the SanDisk Professional PRO-BLADE Ecosystem? 1:26 - How Does it Work? 3:46 - Specs 8:15 - Final Thoughts Do you use any of the SanDisk Professional PRO-BLADE products in your workflow? If yes, tell us why you like them, in the Comments section, below.