The M.2 SSD is the fastest option currently available today, and for that trusty OS install and the latest games the way to go if loading times are of a concern. Of which, let's face it, we're all kind of invested in. Waiting minutes for a game to fire up is beyond sub-optimal it's a downright breakdown in boolean logic buffering. Ahem. Sorry, I had to set the scene for our tech-filled Seagate FireCuda 510 M.2 SSD review somehow.
Which was handled by our very own bearded tech guru, Nathan Lawrence.
In this day and age of 100GB+ game installations – I’m glaring at you Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Red Dead Redemption 2 – and knowing that even my faithful 1TB Samsung SATA SSD does a good job of loading games at a decent pace, I found myself craving faster load times on a decent-sized M.2 drive. Like the way Tom Cruise and Val Kilmer look at fighter jets (and arguably, each other) whilst wearing aviator shades, there’s always been a longing in my gaze. For speed.
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"Have to use serial number to get firmware, which means removing the drive" - you can't take a photo of it with your phone?