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+

Seagate Strategically Aligns With LSI and States 1st SAS 3D NAND SSD Release Upcoming – Flash Memory Summit 2013 Update

So the story goes that somewhere at FMS 2013 a certain person is floating around with a new Seagate SSD that contains a LSI SandForce controller.  Parallel to that, the question has been in place for some time as to what will become of Seagate’s relationship with LAMD, recently purchased by SK Hynix, and where will that stand with Seagate …

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Flash Memory Summit 2013 – More Stolen piks!

Just out of our meeting with Toshiba and thought I would see if I could get another behind the scenes look into the FMS Dusplay before its grand opening. Click on any of the hotos for a larger and higher resolution image. TOSHIBA MICRON VIKING HYPERSTONE MUSHKIN That’s it for now with the FMS Displays about to open to the …

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Samsung TurboWrite Adds Up To 3X Speed to 840 EVO SSDs – 2013 Samsung SSD Global Summit Update

With their introduction of the 840 Evo, Samsung has introduced a proprietary TurboWrite Technology which significantly increases the performance of the Samsung 840 Evo family, the top increases being seen in lower capacity SSDs.  As an example, where a Samsung 840 may have displayed write performance up to 140MB/s yesterday, the new EVO will increase to 410MB/s.  Similarly, the 250GB …

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