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+

The SSD Review @ CES – Day Two Summary

Up very early once again to try and get a little background of the previous days activities out so our readership has the goods first and foremost. I have to admit that I am amazed at how many bloggers and sites can find the time to get things up so fast. We never had a chance to even pull the laptop out …

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Corsair Announces Marvell Controlled SATA 3 SSD At CES

Quick note and a Team shot as we just returned from the Corsair ‘Invite Only’ Press release at the Venetian as part of CES in Las Vegas today. Corsair announced the release of a new SSD based on the Marvell 9174 controller as their entry to the SATA 3 entry line. It is expected to be released prior to March with …

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Crucial/Micron/Lexar & The C400 At CES!!!

We are sitting here at Storage Vision 2011 which is taking place at the Riviera Hotel in Las Vegas and putting together our first “Hot Off the Press” update after a very exciting sit down with representatives of Crucial/Micron. The topic of interest was the ‘soon to be released’ Crucial/Micron C400 SATA3 SSD. With an expected release date of March …

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The SSD Review is Off To CES 2011!!!

The home of The SSD Review is snow covered this morning with temperatures hovering at 32 DegF and we are hoping that the Buffalo Airport is not experiencing delays as we start our trip to CES 2011. Our flights depart from Buffalo to Chicago and then our first touch down in Las Vegas which we are truly looking forward to. Our …

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Can the Intel Core i7 2600k @ 5.1ghz slay its 980x Goliath?

The worlds fastest desktop processor is the 6 core, 12 thread, Intel Core i7 980 Extreme Edition which comes purring out of its box at 3.33GHz. Costing more than£800 from UK stores, its a monster in terms of raw processing power. Upon opening the latest shipment of second generation Intel Core processors, KitGuru was fascinated to know just how far …

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Intel Core i7 2600K and Core i5 2500K review @ KitGuru

The release of Intels second generation of Core Processors has been a hot topic of conversion among the enthusiast audience now for many months. They have a total of twenty nine new chips reaching retail and today KitGuru will be looking at the i5-2500k and the i7-2600k, both of which have fully unlocked cores. Full Story @ KitGuru.

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Intel DH67BL H67-Express Motherboard @ Benchmark Reviews

The moment is finally here, and Intel’s Sandy Bridge is upon us. The long-awaited release of Intel’s newest mainstream platform has arrived. The Sandy Bridge platform represents the tock cycle in Intel’s 32nm construction process and promises to bring a lot of innovation to the table, especially where media is concerned. Benchmark Reviews is as interested in this new, mainstream, media-centric …

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Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge CPU @ Benchmark Reviews

One of the processors in Intel’s Sandy Bridge line-up that is being released in early January 2011 is the Intel Core i5-2500K. Intel is calling Sandy Bridge the 2nd Generation of Intel Core Processors. That also happens to be the significance of the 2 in the name of the Core i5-2500K. Sandy Bridge has promised to bring a lot of …

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ASUS P8P67 LGA-1155 Motherboard @ Benchmark Reviews

ASUS introduces several new features on their P8P67 motherboard series, such as the long-awaited UEFI BIOS, DIGI+ VRM digital power management, Bluetooth remote overclocking control, and ASUS HyperDuo technology that combines a HDD with SSD to create a hybrid storage drive. Despite its many new features, the ASUS P8P67 motherboard is only one half of the equation. Designed as the …

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Intel DP67BG P67-Express Motherboard @ Benchmark Reviews

Intel processors are the favorites of many enthusiasts, but their motherboards have typically been relegated to OEM and business use since most of them did not offer the features enthusiasts wanted. Intel has accompanied the introduction of the new Sandy Bridge CPUs and their supporting Cougar Point chipsets with a slew of new motherboards, some of which are targeted at …

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