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+

BUILDING THE NEW TSSDR MPCIE TEST BENCH

One of our favorite activities is the inevitability of a new PC build when a new SSD form factor is introduced.  It’s the reason to dig in and try to build a system that’s unique and, if the enjoyment we had with this MPCIe Test Bench is any indication of success, we have succeeded in our goal.  InWin, Corsair, Crucial, …

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Silicon Motion Displays SM2246EN SSD Controller In The Wrong Light – Flash Memory Summit 2013 Update

So I am a few thousand feet above the ground and one specific manufacturer’s meeting, and subsequent booth visit, is still weighing heavily on my mind.  As a trusted tech review resource, remaining independent and impartial plays just as important a role as being able to establish successful relationships with SSD companies and working together in advancing SSD technology as …

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LSI SHIELD Advanced Error Correction Significantly Increases Life Cycle of 3rd Gen LSI SSDs – FMS 2013 Update

Today at FMS 2013, Monika Kloudova of LSI demonstrated LSI’s new SHIELD Advanced Error Correction technology which has the ability to significantly increase the life cycle of LSI next generation SSDs.  For those really confused when it comes to error correction, let’s just say that all SSDs, just like all hard drives, encounter errors.  As the storage medium grows older …

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