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+

Western Digital Confirms New Ultra Slim WD Black Hybrid SSD Not Haswell DEVSLP Compliant – Computex 2013 Update

Although it isn’t news to some, it is a very interesting consideration most should make when selecting their new ultra and PC systems this year.  Hard drives are not compliant with the new SATA DEVSLP spec and this includes hybrid devices, although we wouldn’t be surprised if this isn’t overcome sometime in the future.  SATA DEVSLP only works for SSDs.  …

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SuperTalent Displays New Hybrid Design and RAIDDrive 2 Plus SSD Capable of 3GB/s Speed – Computex 2013 Update

SuperTalent threw in a bit of intrigue this year at Computex in Taipei by introducing a new and updated RAIDDrive 2 Plus PCIe SSD with significantly higher performance compared to the previous version.  The RAIDDrive Plus 2 is capable of an amazing 2.8GB/s read and 3GB write performance and available in caacities up to 2TB.  SuperTalent’s Marketing Manager Roman Nahal …

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OCZ Vertex 450 SSD Review (256GB) – Back To The Start With Indilinx Success

Our introduction and analysis of the OCZ Vertex 450 6Gbps SSD marks the first release of the Vertex family with an Indilinx controller since 2009, a return that includes some very attractive features…including price. The OCZ Vertex 450 contains the new and improved Barefoot 3 M10 controller and follows the Vector’s lead by using OCZ in-house ASIC technology.  Considering the …

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