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+

Realtek Shows off Newest NVME Controllers at 3.5GB/s – FMS 2018 Update

Although it hasn’t hit reviewer hands just yet, Realtek was once again showing off both their newest NVMe RTS5762 and RTS5763DL Dramless controllers this week at FMS. Their flagship RTS5762 is a PCIe 3.0 x4 8-channel controller that is NVMe 1.3 compliant and compatible with the most current variants  of NAND flash including QLC.  It was demonstrating at 3.5GB/s read …

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Patriot Displays Newest Viper Line of SSDs – Computex 2018 Taipei Update

It has always been said that what goes around comes around.  Looking back historically at the SSD industry, everyone knew that, at some point, the NAND manufacturers would force smaller third party SSD manufacturers to cut prices drastically…or disappear.  And so they did.  Times change though and this year at Computex 2018, Taipei, we are seeing what many might consider …

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