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+

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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SanDisk Displays Optimus MAX 4TB SAS SSD – Computex 2014 Update

Checking out the SuperMicro Booth at Computex this morning, we got to meet up with an old friend in Pattie Davis, formerly of SMART and now SanDisk since that great acquisition.  She was showing off the new SanDisk Optimus MAX 4TB which takes its place as the industry’s first SAS SSD to reach that capacity in a notebook form factor. …

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OCZ Intros Vector 180 Series SSD – Computex 2014 Update

Our visit to OCZ this morning at Computex 2014 just hapened to coincide with their release of their newest Enthusiast/Enterprise level 6Gbps SSD, the Vector 180.  The Vector 180 is capable of 550MB/s read and write performance with up to 100K IOPS and will be available in capacities up to 960GB. OCZ has fined tuned their Indilinx Barefoot 3 M00 …

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