Les Tokar

is a technology nut and Founder of The SSD Review. His early work includes the first consumer SSD review along with MS Vista, Win 7 and SSD Optimization Guides. Les is fortunate to, not only evaluate and provide opinion on consumer and enterprise solid state storage but also, travel the world in search of new technologies and great friendships. Google+

JMicron SSD Testing With A19, L85A & L85C Memory

When we go back a few years, JMicron was one of the first in the SSD business to get the ball rolling and provide an SSD controller for SSD manufacturer use.  This controller was released to manufacturers in 2008 and was the JMF602 controller.  Companies such as  AData, G-Skill, Kingston, OCZ, Patriot, PQI, Runcore, Solidata, Supertalent and Transcend, were all …

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ADATA Hosts Production Factory Tour in China

Well, it has been a few days and we are finding much the same routine as before Computex, but we have to say that Computex was full of highlights this year.  For me personally, three top events have to be my visit to the China for a bit of sightseeing and the ADATA Factory Tour, trip down to the south …

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Kingston Computex HyperX OC Takeover Girls 2014

This year at Computex 2014 in Taipei, Taiwan, Computex held what could be considered one of the greatest invite tickets to any tech event for some time, The Kingston Product Release and HyperX OC Takeover at the Kelti Tower in Taipei. We have already covered this event here, here and here, but thought we might return once more as there …

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Plextor Shows Off M6Pro SSD With PlexTurbo Caching at 5.9GB/s – Computex 2014 Update

Our friends at Plextor jumped into the big leagues this week at Computex 2014 by introducing their newest PlexTurbo caching software pushing write performance up to an unbelievable 5.9GB/s write speeds from a single M6 Pro SSD. Not only is this caching software the first true competitor to Samsung’s RAPID software, but also, it simply annihilates RAPID. For those who …

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JMicron Displays M.2 PCIe SSDs – Computex 2014 Update

Our meeting with JMicron this morning at Computex in Taipei, Taiwan, met with the introduction of two new M.2 PCIe SSD controllers to the SSD arena, the JMicron JMF810 and JMF811.  The 810 is a PCIe X2 (two lane) controller, while the 811 (PCIe X4) will stand beside that of LSI SandForce (SF3700) and Marvell (Altaplus) in Q4 of this …

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