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OWC Envoy SSD NAB 2024

OWC’s Three New Envoy SSD Products Are Built for On-the-Go Creatives

Alongside the new Atlas Pro CFexpress 4.0 Type A memory cards, Other World Computing (OWC) also announced a trio of new and improved Envoy SSD products. The three additions to the Envoy family include the portable Envoy SSD in 1TB and 2TB capacities, the 4TB Envoy Pro Elektron, and a 2TB Envoy Pro Mini thumb drive-style drive.

SanDisk

SanDisk’s Name is Now Mud

Due in large part to its abysmal response -- or rather, complete lack thereof -- to widespread reports of the failure of its portable SSD products, the SanDisk brand name is now mud.

SanDisk Pro-G40

The SanDisk Professional PRO-G40 SSD is the Ideal 4K/6K Video Working Drive

Working on videos for my YouTube channel, I’ve been finding that even the SSDs I own aren’t able to keep up with the transfer speeds needed for live editing of 10-bit 4K video. As I test things for PetaPixel, like the super-high resolution cameras with 6K and higher footage capabilities that using the fastest drives possible becomes increasingly important.

Drobo Alternatives

The Best Drobo Alternatives in 2024

Drobo, one of the most popular brands for storage among photographers, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. While this doesn't mean the brand will disappear, it might be time to look for an alternative option just in case.

SABRENT Thunderbolt 3 2TB NVMe SSD Docking Station

Sabrent Thunderbolt 3 16TB Docking Station: Storage First, Dock Second

Sabrent turned heads when it announced a Thunderbolt 3 Docking station that came packed with 16TB of NVMe M.2 SSD storage along with multiple other ports in a compact package. After testing and teardown, I'm pleased to report it's a pretty awesome and value-rich total package, but I wish it was better able to sink heat.