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ADATA Premier SP610 512GB SSD Review

ADATA Premier SP610 512GB SSD Review The ADATA Premier SP610 512GB SSD is an affordable high capacity alternative when looking for a mainstream drive. The 7mm shell encases a four channel controller by Silicon Motion (SM2246EN). Yes, a four channel controller, other popular brands use twice that. Should this be a problem? … at HiTechLegion Related …

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OCZ Vector 180 480GB SSD Review

OCZ Vector 180 480GB SSD Review While most of the recent focus has been on new M.2 form factor drives, OCZ is still serving the 2.5” Enthusiast Class with the new Vector 180 SSD in 120, 240, 480 and 960GB varieties. While the shift from the Vector to the Vector 150 was almost purely a …

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ADATA Premier SP600 128GB SSD Review

ADATA Premier SP600 128GB SSD Review The new revision of the ADATA Premier SP600 SSD is incorporating one of the newer Jmicron JMF670H controller, which is accompanied by one Nanya NT5CB64M16FP-DH as buffer and also eight ADATA-branded MLC NAND Flash memory chips. Premier SP600 is meant for the entry to mainstream market and while the …

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Patriot Ignite 480GB SSD Review

Patriot Ignite 480GB SSD Review Since releasing the Pyro solid state drive back in 2011, Patriot seemed to have backed away from the SSD market to instead focus mainly on computer memory, Flash and portable devices accessories. However, Patriot recently released a trio of SSD drives and seems more intent than ever to jump back …

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SanDisk Z400s SSD Introduced

SanDisk Z400s SSD Introduced

SanDisk Z400s SSD Introduced Z400s SSD Brings New Levels of Affordability to Replace Hard Drives in Laptops and Applications Such as Digital Signage, Point-of-Sale (POS) and Surveillance Systems SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK), a global leader in flash storage solutions, today introduced the new SanDisk Z400s SSD, a cost effective solid-state drive (SSD) designed to replace hard-disk …

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Fixstars SSD-6000M 6 Terabyte SSD Released

Fixstars SSD-6000M 6 Terabyte SSD Released

Fixstars SSD-6000M 6 Terabyte SSD Released Speed Up your Application with Consistent, Fast Sequential Throughput Fixstars Solutions, Inc. has released the world’s first 6TB*1 Solid State Drive (SSD), the Fixstars SSD-6000M, which is the largest capacity SSD*2 in 2.5″ x 9.5mm form factor. Fixstars is now accepting orders that will be shipped to customers in …

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Intel 750 Series SSD Review

Intel 750 Series SSD Review Mechanical hard drives have certainly served consumers well over the years. They sit in our PCs, spinning away day and night without issue. Other tech has come and gone, but still the HDD has remained although in recent years SSDs have taken a chunk of the market for those looking …

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Corsair Force Series LS SSDs in 960GB and 480GB Announced

Corsair Force Series LS SSDs in 960GB and 480GB Announced

Corsair Force Series LS SSDs in 960GB and 480GB Announced Corsair Brings Cost-Effective Solid-State Storage to Notebook and Desktop PCs A worldwide designer of high-performance components to the PC hardware market, today announced the release of the addition of 960GB and 480GB capacity models to the existing line of Force Series® LS SSD drives. The new Force Series LS …

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LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt 1TB SSD Announced

LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt 1TB SSD Announced

LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt 1TB SSD Announced LaCie, the premium brand from Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX), announced today that its iconic Rugged Thunderbolt™ storage solution will be available in a 1 TB SSD capacity. With double the storage, the new LaCie® Rugged is just as portable with no size or weight increase compared to the …

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Samsung Electronics 850 EVO M.2 and 850 EVO mSATA SSDs Unveiled

Samsung Electronics 850 EVO M.2 and 850 EVO mSATA SSDs Unveiled

Samsung Electronics 850 EVO M.2 and 850 EVO mSATA SSDs Unveiled New form factors bring the power and endurance of V-NAND to high performance PC user Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced memory technology, today unveiled the 850 EVO M.2 and 850 EVO mSATA solid state drive (SSD) lineups, which will launch today …

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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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