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Samsung 850 EVO mSATA SSD Review (120GB/1TB) – Another Form Factor Option For A Great-Performing Drive

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Back in December, Samsung launched the 850 EVO series of SSDs in the standard 2.5” form factor. Along with the 850 PRO, these were the first SSDs to utilize Samsung’s new 32-layer 3D V-NAND technology. When combined with Samsung’s TurboWrite technology, the 850 EVO’s can attain some amazing data transfer speeds. Samsung is now expanding its lineup of 850 EVO …

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Samsung 850 EVO M.2 SATA SSD Review (120GB/500GB)

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A few months ago we reviewed the the little brother to the Samsung 850 Pro, the Samsung 850 EVO in its SATA III 2.5’’ form factor.  Now it’s time for the spotlight to shift to a new form factor, M.2. Just as with the 2.5″ model, this M.2 variant utilizes their new 32-layer TLC 3D V-NAND technology as well as …

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EXCLUSIVE: Kingston HyperX Predator M.2 PCIe SSD Review (480GB)

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This year is starting to look like a great one for consumer SSD storage. Competition is increasing, prices are lowering, and speeds are getting much faster…well they will be. We have started seeing a stronger push in the entry level market and there are quite a few SATA 6Gb/s M.2 SSDs available, however, there hasn’t been much push in the …

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ADATA Premier Pro SP900 M.2 6Gbps SSD Review (256GB)

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While we are awaiting next gen SSDs featuring SF-3700 controllers, we are still seeing some SF-2200 based SSDs released in the market. A few years ago, SandForce SSDs saturated the marketplace as they were the go to for most companies, however as of late, this has changed. A lot more options are out there for companies to choose from. Companies …

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Transcend MTS800 M.2 2280 SATA SSD Review (128GB)

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We have been seeing more M.2 SSDs lately, a lot of which are companies’ first steps into the market since the form factor is so new. They have been designed to meet strict size requirements and allow for greater flexibility in product development. They are the perfect fit for mobile devices with their compact size and light weight. Transcend was …

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KINGMAX M.2 2242 SATA SSD Review (128GB)

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KINGMAX started off back in 1989 and has been committed to becoming a leader in global memory technology since. They manufacture an array of memory products from DRAM to USB drives to SSDs. They have been offering 2.5″ SSDs since 2008 and the release of their M.2 2242 and M.2 2280 SATA SSDs marks their first step into the M.2 world. …

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Micron M600 M.2 SATA SSD Review (256GB)

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M.2 SSDs are starting to gain traction. The Samsung XP941 is starting to become more available and Plextor won Best of Show with their M6e at FMS this year. Both LiteOn and Hynix displayed some 1TB M.2 SSDs and LSI showed off some M.2 reference designs with their latest SF37000 controller. However, these larger capacity products aren’t going to be …

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Kingston SM2280S3 M.2 SATA SSD Review (240GB)

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The introduction of the SM2280S3 M.2 SSD last June marked Kingston Technology’s first entry to the M.2 SSD arena.  For those new to M.2 SSDs, M.2 marks the standardization of smaller form factor SSDs to sizes smaller than what we have seen in mSATA.  M.2 accommodates both SATA and PCIe performance, while at the same time offering capacities as high …

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