Though it's a slow writer by NVMe standards, the 1TB Adata Falcon is a great everyday performer in the real world and a bargain to boot.
QNAP's handsome NAS box offers dual 2.5GbE ports and a PCIe slot for adding 10GbE, SSDs, or both. It can also play multimedia directly to an attached 4K display.
The Crucial P5 NVMe SSD is affordable, and fast at everyday tasks. It's not the drive for pros writing very large data sets, but for the average user it's a great deal.
The Seagate BarraCuda Fast SSD is among the best SATA-based external drives we've tested. However, you could get a faster, NVMe drive for about the same price.
The Tribit XFree Go headphones punch far above their weight, sonically: sadly, the controls locked up after an hour or so of sustained use.
The Samsung 870 QVO offers a stunning 8TB of capacity (come August), and excellent everyday SATA performance. But it's not the SSD for heavy sustained write workloads.
This oversized Bluetooth speaker not only pumps the volume and the bass, it delivers a light show and syncs with other Soundcore speakers, too.
Sabrent's Rocket Q marks a huge jump in capacity for end-user NVMe with a whopping 8TB of NAND on board. Performance is quick as well.
The OWC Aura P12 offers a 4TB capacity that's double the maximum of most current NVMe SSDs, and good performance too.
The WD Black P50 Game Drive SSD is as fast as it gets with plain old USB Gen 2. But you need the still-rare SuperSpeed USB 20Gbps port for maximum speed.
Samsung's Q90T is a minor but welcome improvement over what was already one of the best 4K UHD LCD TVs on the market. The bigger news might be that Samsung has ditched the One Connect breakout box.
The Seagate FireCuda Gaming SSD is drop-dead gorgeous and plenty fast, but to realize its full potential, you need one of the handful of products that supports SuperSpeed USB 20Gbps.
Kingston's KC2500 is a great performer under all conditions, including superlong writes. It's also priced low enough to make anyone's NVMe SSD short list.
The Crucial P2 SSD is very affordable and provides decent everyday performance. However, speeds while reading and writing large amounts of data is below the norm.
Aukey's SK-M30 Eclipse is an affordable and very attractive Bluetooth speaker. The sound doesn't quite live up to its looks, but it's very good for the price.