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Using RAID-5 Means the Sky is Falling

In reality, most hard disks seldom see operating temperatures below the chill of a server room or beyond the warmth of rack space, and most disks will not commit an URE that crashes a RAID-5 rebuild. While it is agreed that better parity schemes exist, the exception is not the rule. My customer could have retained cold storage data to individual disks via removable drives, with no redundancy at all. In fact, most organizations already use a single removable disk or cloud container for their nightly backup routine. My customer choose a special backup appliance that fits three disks into a single cartridge, further protecting archived data and proving RAID-5 still has business applications.

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Corsair Neutron XT 240GB SSD Review

Corsair Neutron XT 240GB SSD Review The Corsair Neutron XT SSD 240GB arrived Technic3D. Available in 240GB, 480GB, and 960GB configurations. Results in extreme performance with up to 560 MB/s sequential read and 540 MB/s sequential write speeds? We will check this and more against the SSDs from ADATA, Intel, OCZ and G.Skill… at Technic3D Related …

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Crucial MX200 SSD Review

Crucial MX200 SSD Review There are no surprises when it comes to the packaging used by Crucial. The MX200 matches their other SSDs. The same can be said of the internal aspects which are a plastic tray which holds the SSD, which is also wrapped in an anti-static bag. Bundled with the MX200 we get a …

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Crucial MX200 250GB SSD Review

Crucial MX200 250GB SSD Review Crucial’s new MX200 SSD is able to utilize portions of the flash capacity in super-fast SLC mode, which makes it the fastest SSD we ever tested. Once the disk gets fuller, the drive automagically switches to MLC mode, block-by-block, all in the background, so you can maximize disk space usage… …

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Crucial MX200 500 Go SSD Review

Crucial MX200 500 Go SSD Review After a very good BX100, we look today at MX200, the second new Crucial. SSD which wants this time more classic, because it uses a Marvell chip solution and MLC 16 nm, as in the MX100. This new model, he gave to 550 MB / sec read and 500MB …

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G.Skill Phoenix Blade 480 Go SSD Review

G.Skill Phoenix Blade 480 Go SSD Review Today we are testing a product that we would all like to have our PC, the PCI Express SSD G.Skill Phoenix Blade. A product which, once again, proved terribly desirable, but also terribly effective as announced for 2000 MB / sec read and write. A good SSD? … …

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ADATA Premier Pro SP920 M.2 2242 128 GB SSD Review

ADATA Premier Pro SP920 M.2 2242 128 GB SSD Review ADATA is one of the leading manufacturer of DDR3 Memory and SSD for desktop PCs. In this review we look at their ADATA Premier Pro SP920 M.2 2242 128 GB SSD… at Tweak Related Items: ADATA Premier SP610 256GB SSD Review Adata Premier SP610 Solid-State …

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Samsung T1 SSD Review

Samsung T1 SSD Review If you are anything like us then portable storage is a must… whether it is a chunky 2.5″ enclosure with decent capacity or a nippy little thumb drive for quick transfers between systems. Experience tells us that rarely do we get the best of both worlds though, high capacity, small size …

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Crucial M550 512GB CT512M550SSD4 M.2 SSD Review

Crucial M550 512GB CT512M550SSD4 M.2 SSD Review Today we test the Crucial CT512M550SSD4 M550 SSD with 512 GB capacity as M.2 2280 module. The Crucial M550 is available as M.2, mSATA and conventional 2.5-inch SATA SSD with a capacity of 128 GB, 256 GB and 512 GB up to 1 TB. After the review of the award …

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Transcend SSD370 256GB SSD Review

Transcend SSD370 256GB SSD Review The Transcend SSD370 would be considered a mainstream SSD and it comes in a multitude of capacities. In our case we are testing the SSD370 256GB version which uses a TS6500 controller and comes with a performance sequential rating of 570MB/s read and 470MB/s write speed… at HiTechLegion Related Items: Transcend …

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AMD Radeon R7 240GB SSD Review

AMD Radeon R7 240GB SSD Review The R7 240 AMD-Branded SSD succeeds to perform really well and positions itself along with the latest Vertex 460 and Vector 150 drives from OCZ; the product succeeds to render very good write speeds and it comes in 7mm format, which makes it compatible with the latest ultrabooks. AMD …

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OWC Mercury Electra 6G SSD Announced

OWC Mercury Electra 6G SSD Announced

OWC Mercury Electra 6G SSD Announced Trusted Performance Gets Double the Capacity Other World Computing (OWC) http://www.macsales.com, a leading zero emissions Mac and PC technology company, today announced a new 1TB OWC 2.5” Mercury Electra 6G SATA SSD. Perfect for Mac or PC with 960GB net storage, the Mercury Electra 6G family of SSDs represents …

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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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Samsung 3-bit V-NAND SSD Unleashed with 850 EVO

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced memory technology, today launched the 850 EVO, the latest addition to its branded solid state drive (SSD) line-up. Based on Samsung’s 3-bit 3D Vertical NAND (V-NAND) technology, the 850 EVO SSD provides a significant boost in performance and endurance as compared to its predecessor, making it ideal for use in mainstream PCs. With the slogan of “a new caliber of performance & endurance,” the new drive will be globally launched in a total of 53 countries in the United States, Europe and Asian markets later this month.

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Corsair Force LX Series 256GB SSD Review

Corsair Force LX Series 256GB SSD Review The Corsair Force LX Series SSD 256GB arrived Technic3D. Available in 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB configurations. Results in extreme performance with up to 560 MB/s sequential read and 450 MB/s sequential write speeds? We will check this and more against the SSDs from ADATA, Intel, OCZ and G.Skill… at Technic3D …

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SanDisk Ultra 2 SSD Review

SanDisk Ultra 2 SSD Review Today we test a new SSD which looks to offer a great balance of performance and value in our Sandisk Ultra 2 SSD Review. Sandisk stick to familiar looking packaging for the Ultra 2 SSD. We get a nice clear view of the drive on the front, along with some …

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OCZ ARC 100 240GB SSD Review

OCZ ARC 100 240GB SSD Review OCZ returning to the mainstream segment is an interesting development, to say the least, and its importance should not be underestimated. One needs to keep in mind that OCZ did not drop out of the this particular segment due to their products lacking performance… at HiTechLegion Related Items: OCZ Vertex …

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Kingston HyperX Fury 240GB SSD Review

Kingston HyperX Fury 240GB SSD Review Kingston HyperX Fury 240GB SSD- an SSD with the “HyperX” branding after a very long time. The last Kingston HyperX series SSD was HyperX 3K. Other than that, Kingston have been releasing few V series SSDs here and there. So, we should expect good ‘mainstream’ performance now that it …

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Mushkin Chronos G2 SSD Launched

Mushkin Chronos G2 SSD Launched

Mushkin Chronos G2 SSD Launched Mushkin, an industry-leading designer and manufacturer of high-performance and mission-critical computer products, today officially announced the worldwide launch of its latest addition to the Chronos Family of SSD products, Chronos G2. Designed and assembled in the U.S.A., the new drive delivers random write performance of up to 90K IOPS and …

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SanDisk X300 SSD Introduced

SanDisk X300 SSD Introduced

SanDisk X300 SSD Introduced New X300 Client SSD with Enhanced SSD Dashboard Designed to Meet Mainstream Business Productivity Needs SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK), a global leader in flash storage solutions, today announced the availability of the SanDisk® X300 SSD. The SanDisk X300 SSD leverages the latest advancements in X3 technology to deliver a great user experience …

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Sandisk Ultra II 240 Go SSD Review

Sandisk Ultra II 240 Go SSD Review Sandisk has just added to its catalog a new SSD, the Ultra II. It is the first model of the mark to exploit the memory type TLC, that is more accessible. With a 240 GB model below 100 and with advertised speeds of 550 MB / sec read …

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Apacer mPDM+ and M.2 PCIe SSDs Launched

Apacer mPDM+ and M.2 PCIe SSDs Launched

Apacer mPDM+ and M.2 PCIe SSDs Launched Apacer PCIe SSDs go far beyond SATAIII in transmission efficiency, ascending to the mainstream specification Since the PCIe SSD was adopted by Apple as a standard accessory in MacBook Air in 2013, its excellent flash storage performance featuring high-speed transmission has led the competition to follow, including the fully …

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Angelbird SSD2go pocket SSD Launched

Angelbird SSD2go pocket SSD Launched

Angelbird SSD2go pocket SSD Launched Angelbird Technologies, Austria’s premium manufacturer of SSD storage media, today launched the SSD2go pocket, expanding on the success of its SSD2go series. The SSD2go pocket is small only in terms of physical size. In every other respect the newest member of the Angelbird family delivers everything you would expect from a premium …

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Plextor M6 Pro 256 Go SSD Review

Plextor M6 Pro 256 Go SSD Review Plextor is a brand that offers a long SSDs are still among the best. To date, the brand is back with a new model, the M6 Pro, a high-end SSD announced more than 500 MB / sec read and write… at Cowcotland Related Items: Plextor M5 Pro 128GB SSD …

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SanDisk Extreme PRO 480GB SSD Review

SanDisk Extreme PRO 480GB SSD Review One could argue that any SSD will seem like a big step up in performance over a HDD, and I cannot disagree with that fact. There are, however, a few more features that bring the Extreme PRO upwards in the rankings, despite its semi-premium price compared to bottom-barrel value …

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