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.

SSD of the Week – PNY CS2211 XLR8

With summer comes more time to play games for many and today we wanted to bring back to light a high quality SATA SSD for our readers who want that extra edge when playing. The CS2211 is manufactured by PNY and is part of their XLR8 line, aka, their top performing gamer/enthusiast class products. With that name comes the expectation of …

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Mangstor Introduces P2P capabilities and 5.4TB model to MX-Series NVMe SSDs

Mangstor Inc., a leading developer of high performance next generation non-volatile memory storage solutions, today announced that its MX-Series family of NVMe-based PCIe SSDs now features higher capacity 5.4TB models as well as Peer-to-Peer (P2P) capabilities. The increase in capacity enables customers to apply Mangstor’s leading performance to even larger problem sets and the P2P capability provides low latency access …

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Crucial MX300 SSD Review (750GB)

For what seemed like an eternity Samsung has been the leader in manufacturing 3D NAND. Starting with the release of the Samsung 850 Pro two years ago, they have paved the way for innovation. 3D NAND brings greater capacity, power efficiency, and lower cost to the consumers. After first announcing their 32-Layer 3D NAND last year in March, we have been …

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SanDisk X400 SSD Review (512GB)

Targeted towards read-intensive workloads, boot, and logging applications in both servers and mobile computing, the X400 is SanDisk’s top-tier client SATA SSD available in both M.2 and 2.5″ form factors. Based on the marketing material it seems that SanDisk has put a lot of value into this drive, not only with its feature set, but performance and efficiency. The X400 is the …

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Techman SSD XC100 Series NVMe SSD Review (3.2TB)

High capacity and high-performance SSDs are starting to pop up every which way in the enterprise segment and competition is getting heated. Thanks to PMC with their latest Flashtec NVMe controllers, third party SSD vendors are able to develop these high capacity, high performance devices faster than ever with features catered to their target buyers. Techman SSD, a new company, is one …

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OCZ RD400 NVMe SSD Review (256GB/512GB/1TB)

More MB/s, more IOPS, and lower latencies are what storage enthusiasts dream of. CPUs, RAM, and GPUs are all pushing faster speeds than ever, but storage has typically been a bottleneck for enthusiasts, even after the introduction of SSDs. To enable faster speeds bus bandwidth has been increased over the years and storage has started to migrate onto the PCIe bus so that …

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Micron Simplifies Path to Next-Generation All-Flash Data Center with Introduction of Micron Accelerated Solutions

On Tuesday Micron Technology, Inc. introduced to us new NVMe SSDs for the enterprise market, however, that was just one of many announcements. They also announced the creation of Micron Accelerated Solutions, a set of purpose-built, scale-out solutions for open source and software-defined data centers. The first suite of Micron Accelerated Solutions are designed and developed in close collaboration with …

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