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Samsung PM863 and SM863 Solid State Drives Unveiled

Samsung PM863 and SM863 Solid State Drives Unveiled

Samsung PM863 and SM863 Solid State Drives Unveiled Samsung PM863 and SM863 Bring Higher Density SATA SSDs with V-NAND Technology Designed for SMB Data Centers Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced memory technology, today introduced its latest lineup of high performance SATA solid state drives (SSDs) for small and medium sized businesses …

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ADATA Premier SP610 SSD Review

Founded in 2001, the Taiwanese company ADATA Technology Corporation specializes in memory-based products, selling everything from USB keys to flash memory cards to DRAM memory for desktop and server computers. A few years ago they branched out into SSDs, and have been competing aggressively on price/performance as SSD prices continue to fall. Today Benchmark Reviews has the opportunity to review their ADATA Premier SP610 256GB SSD.

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SP Silicon Power M10 M.2 2280 and M10 mSATA Solid State Drives Unveiled

SP Silicon Power M10 M.2 2280 and M10 mSATA Solid State Drives Unveiled

SP Silicon Power M10 M.2 2280 and M10 mSATA Solid State Drives Unveiled Instant Performance Boost for Ultrabooks Catering to the increasing demands for super speed and cost-effective storage solutions, SP/ Silicon Power, the world’s leading provider of memory storage solutions, today releases the latest powerful M10 M.2 2280 and M10 mSATA solid state drives. …

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OCZ Vector 180 480GB Solid State Drive Review

OCZ Vector 180 480GB Solid State Drive Review OCZ has sent us their latest 2.5-inch solid state drive, the Vector 180. This new drive still uses the aging Barefoot 3 controller, but OCZ has teamed it with the latest Toshiba A19nm MLC NAND. This drive is all about reliability and features OCZ’s implementation of power …

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Kingston HyperX Savage SSD Review

HyperX, a division of Kingston, had been making headlines. It began with their Predator PCIe M.2 SSD, which fetched data at more than 1400 MB/s. In this article Benchmark Reviews tests the HyperX Savage SSD, designed for performance enthusiasts and replaces the HyperX 3K solid state drive. HyperX Savage utilizes a quad-core eight-channel Phison PS3110-S10 storage controller capable of 560 MB/s read and 530 MB/s write speeds. The 240GB HyperX Savage SSD Upgrade Bundle Kit received for testing (SHSS3B7A/240G) will be tested against the fastest solid state drives available for the SATA interface.

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Kanguru FIPS 140-2 Certified Hard Drive and Solid State Drive Introduced

Kanguru FIPS 140-2 Certified Hard Drive and Solid State Drive Introduced

Kanguru FIPS 140-2 Certified Hard Drive and Solid State Drive Introduced Kanguru announces a new FIPS 140-2 Certified Hard Drive and Solid State Drive for superior secure data storage, performance and convenience. The new Kanguru Defender HDD300 hard drive and Defender SSD300 secure solid state drive family is affordable data protection at its best. Governments, …

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OWC Mercury EXTREME Pro 6G Solid State Drive Introduced

OWC Mercury EXTREME Pro 6G Solid State Drive Introduced

OWC Mercury EXTREME Pro 6G Solid State Drive Introduced Recommended for uncompressed 10-bit or compressed video capture with Blackmagic’s HyperDeck Studio, HyperDeck Shuttle, MultiDock Production Camera 4K and Cinema Camera products Other World Computing (OWC), a leading zero emissions Mac and PC technology company, announced today that it will feature its award-winning OWC Mercury EXTREME …

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Samsung SSD 850 EVO mSATA Review

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Powered by their own 32-layer 3D V-NAND technology, the Samsung SSD 850 EVO replaces the 840 EVO solid state drive and delivers up to twice the density and write speed of traditional 20nm planar NAND flash components. In this article, Benchmark Reviews tests the 250GB Samsung SSD 850 EVO mSATA drive against the fastest solid state drives available.

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Crucial BX100 SSD Review

Crucial has returned with the BX100 series solid state drive, featuring Micron’s most affordable 16nm NAND flash components. The Crucial BX100 SSD offers excellent performance to value-driven mainstream users, and delivers enthusiast speeds at a reasonable price. Benchmark Reviews tests the BX100 solid state drive against the fastest SSDs available.

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OCZ Vector 180 Solid State Drive Series Released

OCZ Vector 180 Solid State Drive Series Released

OCZ Vector 180 Solid State Drive Series Released New High Performance SSD Takes Reliability to the Next Level with Onboard Power Failure Management Plus (PFM+) Feature OCZ Storage Solutions, a Toshiba Group Company and the most awarded solid state drive (SSD) brand of all time, today announced the release of the next generation Vector 180 SSD …

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Corsair Neutron XT 240GB Solid State Drive Review

Corsair Neutron XT 240GB Solid State Drive Review The past year has been a real interesting one for solid state drives. The “big” companies have really taken a real interest in the consumer market and since they are the ones that own the fab houses it is really hard for smaller companies to offer an …

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Super Talent DuraDrive ZT4 Solid State Drive Announced

Super Talent DuraDrive ZT4 Solid State Drive Announced

Super Talent DuraDrive ZT4 Solid State Drive Announced An SSD build with reliability and performance in mind for commercial and industrial applications Super Talent Technology, a leading manufacturer of NAND Flash storage solutions, announces its DuraDrive ZT4 solid state drive for commercial and industrial storage solutions. The DuraDrive ZT4 is the successor to the highly popular …

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Crucial MX200 and BX100 Solid State Drives Introduced

Crucial MX200 and BX100 Solid State Drives Introduced

Crucial MX200 and BX100 Solid State Drives Introduced New Crucial MX200 and BX100 SSDs Offer Performance and Features to Suit a Range of Needs and Budgets Crucial, a leading global brand of memory and storage upgrades, today announced two new solid state drives (SSDs): the Crucial® MX200, built to deliver leading speeds and features, and …

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OCZ ARC 100 240GB Solid State Drive Review

OCZ ARC 100 240GB Solid State Drive Review We have seen a lot of value-oriented solid state drives come out lately. Crucial had their MX100, Samsung had the 840 EVO and now it is OCZ’s turn. The drive we are taking a look at today is the ARC 100 and at its current price at …

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Samsung SSD 850 EVO Solid State Drive Review

Powered by their own 32-layer 3D V-NAND technology, the Samsung SSD 850 EVO replaces the 840 EVO solid state drive and delivers up to twice the density and write speed of traditional 20nm planar NAND flash components. In this article, Benchmark Reviews tests the 500GB Samsung SSD 850 EVO against the fastest solid state drives available.

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Corsair Neutron Series XT Solid-State Drive Review

Corsair Neutron Series XT Solid-State Drive Review CORSAIR’S NEUTRON SERIES is developing a habit of introducing us to new SSD controllers. The initial members of the family were the first consumer-oriented drives to feature Link_A_Media Devices’ LM87800, a good all-around performer that’s particularly adept at handling more demanding workloads. Today, the new Neutron Series XT …

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VisionTek USB Pocket SSD Thumb Drive-Sized Solid State Drive Announced

VisionTek USB Pocket SSD Thumb Drive-Sized Solid State Drive Announced

VisionTek USB Pocket SSD Thumb Drive-Sized Solid State Drive Announced Bus-powered, thumb drive sized 120GB and 240GB models starting at $109.99 MSRP rival internal SSD performance; can be used as bootable Windows drive on PCs and Macs for an “office-on-the-go” solution VisionTek Products LLC, (VisionTek®) http://www.visiontek.com, a leading manufacturer of award-winning, high-performance upgrades and accessories …

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Adata Premier SP610 Solid-State Drive Review

Adata Premier SP610 Solid-State Drive Review The Adata Premier SP610 isn’t yet another die-shrunk spin on a familiar controller; it’s based on an entirely unfamiliar Silicon Motion SM2246EN chip that gets by on just four memory channels. Despite this narrower NAND interface, the SP610 is supposed to keep up with budget contenders that have twice …

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Crucial MX100 256GB Solid State Drive Review

Crucial MX100 256GB Solid State Drive Review The Crucial MX100 SSD we are reviewing today offers plenty of performance and is bundled with the Acronis True Image HD for easy cloning when transferring data from an older SSD or mechanical drive. The product comes in 128GB, 256GB and 512GB flavors and is very affordable… at Madshrimps …

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Angelbird SSDWRK512 Solid State Drive Review

Angelbird SSDWRK512 Solid State Drive Review Angelbird is a young solid-state drive manufacturer from Austria. Their new SSD wrk is built on the Silicon Motion SM2246 controller, which delivers good real-life performance in our testing. While a price of $300 for 512 GB won’t shock the market these days, the drive is affordable overall… at techPowerUp! …

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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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Samsung SSD 850 PRO Solid State Drive Review

Solid State Drive technology has been revolutionary in that it delivers a very noticeable performance boost that surpasses upgrades to other components. As a result, companies who offer SSDs typically spend small fortunes marketing them to the consumer public. Samsung goes a different route, and relies on proven performance to sale units. This was especially true for the Samsung SSD 840 PRO, which generated its own interest by producing impressive transfer speeds. Powered by their own 32-layer 3D V-NAND technology, the Samsung SSD 850 PRO replaces the 840 PRO solid state drive and delivers up to twice the density and write speed of traditional 20nm planar NAND flash components. In this article, Benchmark Reviews tests the 256GB Samsung SSD 850 PRO against the fastest solid state drives available.

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Samsung 840 Pro Solid State Drive Review

For going on two years now, Samsung has been a major player in the SSD market. Before that, Samsung SSDs just didn’t compete. That has all changed with the Samsung 800 series of SSDs and even more recently with the release of Samsung’s RAPID technology for use with Samsung 840 SSDs. Samsung now competes at the top of the market and their SSDs are forces to be reckoned with. In this article, Benchmark Reviews looks at the Samsung 840 Pro SSD’s performance, with and without RAPID mode enabled.

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Crucial MX100 Solid State Drive Review

Micron Technology, the company behind the Crucial brand, has delivered many firsts to the computer industry. Primary among them are advancements in the solid state storage sector. Crucial delivered excellent price value when they launched the M225 SSD series back in 2009, then followed up with the fastest available SSD when they launched the SATA 6 Gb/s Crucial C300 back in 2010. Just last year they broke the price barrier for 1TB SSDs, then returned in early 2014 to combine all the best attributes of their M550 series. Now featuring Micron’s most affordable 16nm NAND flash components, the Crucial MX100 delivers high-end performance to value-driven mainstream users. Benchmark Reviews tests this solid state drive against the fastest SSDs available.

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ADATA SP610 2.5” Solid State Drive Launched

ADATA SP610 2.5” Solid State Drive Launched

ADATA SP610 2.5” Solid State Drive Launched SATA 6Gb/s SSD with SMI controller ADATA® Technology, a leading manufacturer of high-performance DRAM modules and NAND Flash application products, today launches the Premier SP610 2.5” SATA III (6Gb/s) SSD. With a SMI controller, the Premier SP610 maintains high read/write speeds consistently for stable performance, and also features …

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