Sean Webster

Sean Webster is an SSD reviewer and long time PC tech and enthusiast who strives to deliver the best SSD knowledge and advice to his readership.

Crucial BX200 SSD Review (480GB/960GB)

Crucial has always been quite aggressive with their value driven strategy in the SSD market and it has resulted in success for many of their products. This has led to their most recent product launches of the MX200 and the introduction of a new entry-level product line earlier this year with the BX100. The BX100 was set out to be …

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OCZ Announces Host Managed SSD Technology in Saber 1000 Models

Today, OCZ is introducing HMS technology in their Saber 1000 2.5” SATA 6Gb/s SSDs. What is HMS? HMS or Host Managed SSD technology is a new frontier for SSDs and the initiative is referred to as Storage Intelligence. HMS functionality is now defined in the T10 Technical Committee and is in the ratification process as part of the T13 Technical …

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SSD of the Week – Kingston HyperX Predator

Well, it has been some time since we have reviewed the Kingston HyperX Predator. Back in March we were lucky enough to not only review one of these drives, but also two in RAID 0! The HyperX Predator is currently their top tier storage product. Powered by a Marvell PCIe 2.0 x4 controller and Toshiba A19 NAND, it delivers great …

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SSD of the Week – The Samsung 850 EVO Once Again

Today we have a SSD that has been a recurring topic for SSD of the week this year. The Samsung 850 EVO was last covered when the 1TB capacity reached an amazing value of $0.33/GB. This week, however, we are focusing on value of the mid-size capacities along with the recently released 2TB capacity. The Samsung 850 EVO comes in …

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Samsung SM863 & PM863 SSD Review (960GB)

Samsung’s latest enterprise SATA device offerings come in the form of the PM863 and SM863 SSDs. Both come with Samsung’s latest 3D V-NAND technology and are developed for small and medium sized business with a large focus on QoS and value. The PM863 an entry level SSD targeted for read-intensive workloads such as content delivery, streaming, or web serving and …

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Adata Premier SP550 SSD Review (240GB)

Early last month we reviewed Adata’s newest SATA 6Gb/s contender in the enthusiast market segment, the XPG SX930. Utilizing a JMicron controller and premium MLC NAND, it delivered good performance at a decent price point.  Today we are going to shift gears and take a look at their latest entry level SATA 6Gb/s SSD, the Premier SP550. The Premier SP550 …

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SSD of the Week – Kingston HyperX Savage

For his week’s SSD of the Week we turn to Kingston, a well-established maker of memory products for over 25 years. Furthermore, Kingston has been the world’s number-one memory module manufacturer for the third-party memory market for over 10 years. Kingston’s HyperX line of products bring forth both the high performance and looks that gamers and enthusiasts demand. The HyperX …

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