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Patriot Hellfire SSD Review (480GB) – Fast & Efficient

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Most well known for their DRAM and USB drives, Patriot memory isn’t new to offering performance and gamer oriented products. Years ago, they jumped on the SSD bandwagon, but they seemed to fall off at one point or another. As of last two years, however, they hopped back on and they now offer SSDs for every segment of the market. …

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Phison Demos Entry-level NVMe E8 Controller – CES 2017 Update

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When talking about high-performance storage and the controllers that power them, you can be sure that Phison will be in the conversation. Many companies have taken advantage of their E7 NVMe controller to bring out enthusiast class SSDs, such as the Patriot Hellfire, Corsair MP500, and MyDigitalSSD BPX (all of which are in our queue to review). But, as times are moving, Phison …

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Mushkin Displays Reactor Armor3D SSD – CES 2017 Update

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We met today with Mushkin in a suite at the MGM. One of their new items on display was the Reactor Armor3D solid-state drive. This drive features 3D MLC NAND paired with a Silicon Motion SM2258 controller.  It is available in capacities ranging from 240GB all the way up to 2TB. The Reactor Armor3D is rated for sequential read speeds …

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WD Unveils WD Black PCIe NVMe SSD – CES 2017 Update

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After stepping into the WD suite at CES this year we saw quite the array of storage products. From traditional mechanical disks and NAS storage devices to USB drives and the like, WD has devices for anybody’s needs. Recently we reviewed their first SSD product, the WD Blue SSD and at the same time, they launched the green series too. …

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Seagate and LaCie Showcase Latest SSD Products – CES 2017 Update

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LaCie, as many of you know, is Seagate’s premier/professional product brand. At CES they have on display their latest product updates, which feature upgraded interfaces and performance improvements. The Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C can connect to USB 3.0-compatible computers as well as to USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 models. It also comes with an integrated Thunderbolt cable that is compatible with first-generation …

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Synology Shows Off Latest All-Flash Storage Appliance — CES 2017 Update

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Friday afternoon found us chatting with Steven Peters, Lead Sales Manager for Synology America Corp., a leading producer of network-attached storage (NAS) products.  In their South Hall booth here at the Las Vegas Convention Center, they had on display their latest all-flash storage appliance, designated as the FS3017.  This 2u rack unit can house up to 24 hot-swappable solid-state drives (SSDs). …

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Longsys Displays Ultra Small SDP (SATA Disk in Package) SSD

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Of particular interest at CES 2017 this week was our meeting with Longsys who was showing off a new design of theirs called the SATA Disk in Package (SDP).  The SDP is a very small SSD that contains the SATA connector, a Marvell 88NV1120 DRAM-less  controller, as well as 3D TLC memory.  Having the SDP in hand, we could see …

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Toshiba Displays BG Ultra Mobile NVME SSD – CES 2017 Update

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If there is anything that has become apparent in the flash industry, it is that smaller is better.  The smaller the memory footprint; the more we can store in a given storage device.  A great example of this has been seen with microSD cards as well as the more typical iPhone where we can now find storage of 128GB which …

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