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Plextor PX-256M6S 256GB Solid State Drive Review

Plextor PX-256M6S 256GB Solid State Drive Review While the M6S isn’t Plextor’s fastest or most feature packed SSD, it’s a great solution for the consumer looking to boost the performance of their existing desktop or notebook computer. Similar to what we saw with the M6M, the M6S combines Marvell’s 88SS9188 “Monet Lite” controller with Toshiba’s …

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Western Digital My Cloud Mirror 4TB Personal Cloud Storage Review

Western Digital My Cloud Mirror 4TB Personal Cloud Storage Review While the personal cloud is a relatively new concept, WD has fully embraced it with its My Cloud family of products. As we’ve seen in previous reviews, the company’s personal cloud solutions are quick to setup, easy to use and can be accessed from pretty …

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Samsung SSD 840 EVO mSATA 1TB Solid State Drive Review

Samsung SSD 840 EVO mSATA 1TB Solid State Drive Review Samsung’s new 840 EVO mSATA SSD is proof that good things do come in small packages. Designed and built entirely in-house, this pint-sized drive is powered by Samsung’s triple-core MEX controller and is available with up to 1TB of the company’s 3-bit MLC NAND flash. …

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Plextor PX-256M6M 256GB mSATA Solid State Drive Review

Plextor PX-256M6M 256GB mSATA Solid State Drive Review Plextor has come a long way over the last few years. The company has gone from being an also ran to one of the leading innovators in the consumer SSD market. While not as revolutionary as some of Plextor’s previous offerings, the M6M is the mSATA SSD …

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Western Digital My Cloud EX2 4TB Personal Cloud Storage Review

Western Digital My Cloud EX2 4TB Personal Cloud Storage Review The My Cloud EX2 is a welcome addition to WD’s line of personal cloud solutions. Designed for small and home offices, this 2-bay NAS is good looking, compact and easy to use. Available as a diskless enclosure or a populated system that works right out …

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Western Digital Black² Dual Drive Review

Western Digital Black² Dual Drive Review Pairing an SSD with a hard drive isn’t exactly a new concept. For years, enthusiasts have been using SSDs to improve their boot and application load times while storing infrequently accessed files on inexpensive hard drives. With the Black², Western Digital has brought this concept to the mobile market. …

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Samsung SSD 840 EVO Series 750GB Solid State Drive Review

Samsung SSD 840 EVO Series 750GB Solid State Drive Review Samsung has knocked another one out of the park with its new 840 EVO Series SSD. Designed and built entirely in-house, this ultra-slim, high-capacity drive combines Samsung’s triple-core MEX controller with their second generation 3-bit MLC NAND flash. Add in a massive DRAM cache and …

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Seagate 600 SSD 240GB Solid State Drive Review

Seagate 600 SSD 240GB Solid State Drive Review With the 600 SSD, Seagate has made its long awaited entrance into the consumer solid state drive market. This thin, yet rugged, drive combines Link A Media Devices’ (LAMD) LM87800 controller with Toshiba’s 19nm Toggle mode MLC NAND flash to deliver a fast and responsive computing experience. …

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SanDisk Extreme II 240GB Solid State Drive Review

SanDisk Extreme II 240GB Solid State Drive Review The Extreme II is SanDisk’s fastest and most innovative SSD to date. Designed with gamers and enthusiasts in mind, this ultra-slim drive combines Marvell’s 88SS9187 controller with SanDisk’s own 19nm eX2 ABL MLC Toggle NAND flash to deliver a reliable and responsive computing experience. In our sequential read …

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