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Mark Pickavance


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Mark is an expert on displays, reviewing monitors and TVs. He also covers storage including SSDs, NAS drives and portable hard drives. He started writing in 1986 and had contributed to MicroMart, PC Format, 3D World among others.

Articles by Mark Pickavance

  • TerraMaster F5-422 NAS review

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    10GbE LAN and five bays makes this a desirable and flexible NAS

    17 Mar 2021

  • Asustor Lockerstor 4 AS6604T review

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    With dual 2.5GbE as standard, this NAS drive can deliver its power

    01 Feb 2021

  • AOC AGON AG493UCX review

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    An aspect ratio on steroids

    15 Jan 2021

  • Philips 242E1GAJ review

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    Affordable gaming monitor with a few performance wrinkles

    03 Jan 2021

  • WD Black AN1500 review

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    Delivers better than M.2 performance from PCIe 3.0 slot

    27 Dec 2020

  • Crucial P5 review

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    The P5 delivers acceptable performance on a tight budget

    16 Dec 2020

  • SanDisk Extreme Portable SDD V2 review

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    A new and improved portable SSD with an oddly familiar name

    16 Dec 2020

  • BenQ DesignVue PD2705Q review

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    Colour takes centre stage

    25 Nov 2020

  • Best backup software 2020

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    Our guide to the best backup software for Windows

    17 Nov 2020

  • TerraMaster F2-422 review

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    A 10GbE networking NAS drive, but cheaper than you might think

    26 Oct 2020

  • Samsung 980 Pro review

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    Going this fast has some issues

    19 Oct 2020

  • WD My Passport SSD (2020) review

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    An enhanced replacement for the popular My Passport external drive

    15 Oct 2020

  • Synology DS720+ review

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    The DS718+ replacement is okay but missed a few tricks

    11 Sep 2020

  • Lexar SL200 SSD review

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    The affordable security-minded external drive

    19 Aug 2020

  • Adata SE760 SSD review

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    Portable performance that’s highly affordable

    17 Aug 2020

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