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Plextor and LiteOn SATA3 SSDs at Computex 2016

Plextor and LiteOn had a lot to show at this year’s Computex and we’ll start with the more traditional drives on display. The 2.5-inch form factor and the SATA3 ...

June 3, 2016 at 8:40 am by

Colorful Displays Solid State Drives @ Computex 2016

Colorful might be mostly known for their graphics cards, but they do make other products too such as Tablet PCs and portable HiFi players. Another one of their products is a ...

June 3, 2016 at 7:33 am by

Plextor M6S Plus SSD Arrives On Market

With SSDs seemingly advancing by leap and bounds everyday, it’s crucial for companies to be able to get their products out to market quickly. By being on the bleeding ...

April 15, 2016 at 3:30 pm by

Micron Announces Enterprise 9100 and 7100 NVMe PCIe SSDs

NVMe has been hailed as the next big storage protocol supplanting the aging ACHI that many SSDs still use. While NVMe is still slowly making its way into the consumer market, ...

April 13, 2016 at 11:00 am by

PNY CS2211 XLR8 240GB Solid State Drive Review

Introduction Today’s review is a special one for me as it is the first time I get to review a PNY SSD. I got the XLR8 CS2211 2.5-inch gaming branded SSD on the test ...

April 7, 2016 at 9:13 am by

SSD Reliability Study Shows SLC No Better than MLC

The first SSDs we had all used SLC or single level cell, holding 1 bit per cell. As SSDs grew more and more common and advanced,  different tech like MLC (multi-level cell) ...

February 29, 2016 at 12:00 pm by

Mushkin Reactor 512GB Solid State Drive Review

Introduction After I recently had a look at Mushkin’s Striker SSD, it is now time to take a closer look at the Mushkin Reactor SSD and that’s just what I am doing ...

February 20, 2016 at 9:17 am by

Transcend Develops SuperMLC NAND Technology

Here I sat thinking that I knew all the terms for the different NAND technologies and then Transcend comes along with a new one that they have called SuperMLC. SuperMLC was ...

December 30, 2015 at 12:00 pm by

Microsoft Using Anemic Samsung TLC SSD in Surface Book

With the first Surface Books shipping, we’re getting a better picture of what Microsoft’s new convertible looks like. According to the latest reports, Microsoft ...

November 2, 2015 at 1:00 pm by

Addonics Announces Complete Family of Industrial or Enterprise Grade SSDs

Addonics announced a new family of SSDs that support the CFast, mSATA and M2 form factors in both Industrial or Enterprise class grades. The difference between the two types ...

October 30, 2015 at 9:00 pm by

Patriot Ignite 480GB Solid State Drive Review

Introduction It has been quite a while since we had any of Patriot’s drives on our test bench and it is as such a pleasure to be able to put the 480GB capacity Patriot ...

October 17, 2015 at 11:00 am by

Micron to start selling TLC SSDs this quarter

Micron Technologies is finally moving into the TLC (Triple-Level Cell) NAND market, with shipments of consumer SDDs starting in Q4 this year. TLC is generally cheaper than ...

October 3, 2015 at 2:00 pm by

First 2TB Consumer SSDs Are Now Available

Samsung announced that they would be releasing 2TB versions of their popular 850 Evo and 850 Pro families a couple of months ago, but thus far no one has spotted the drives ...

September 10, 2015 at 9:30 am by

Toshiba Unveils M.2 PCIe NVMe Solid State Drives

Toshiba announced three new families of solid state drives that are fitted with high.speed PCIe interfaces that provide high.bandwidth point-to-point links with the processor ...

August 17, 2015 at 4:30 pm by

Samsung Launches 2TB 850 Pro and 850 EVO SSDs

Super sized SSDs are not new as both SanDisk, Intel, as others have launched 2TB SATA SSDs already. However, those drives have all been enterprise or server oriented. ...

July 7, 2015 at 7:00 am by


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