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+

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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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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