Our SSD Reviews

OWC Announces Mercury Aura Pro Express 6G 480GB – Smallest & Most Powerful SSD Available

Only 13 days remain until the anticipated shipment date 0f 1/21/2012 for OWC’s new 480GB Mercury Aura Pro Express 6G for MacBook Air 2011 editions. This portable form factor SSD that is capable of up to 511 MB/s sustained reads, and up to 448 MB/s sustained writes leaps to the top of the current marketplace as the smallest and most powerful SSD available! …

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SSD Types and Form Factors – An SSD Primer

Our SSD close up today is going to examine the different SSD types and form factors common to the consumer. This is the third paper in a series of recent articles that explained the benefits and components of a solid state drive and will go so far as to make up our SSD Beginners Guide.  Each article is designed to …

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Patriot Pyro SE 240GB SSD Review

Our report today is going to examine the Patriot Pyro SE SATA 3 SSD. The Patriot Pyro SE (Special Edition) is the big brother of the Patriot Pyro SSD that we reviewed a few months back. The difference between the Pyro and the Pyro SE is that the Pyro SE that we are reviewing today utilizes premium synchronous NAND flash …

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OCZ Octane SATA 3 512GB SSD Review

Our review today will be a long awaited look at the OCZ Octane 6Gbps 512GB SSD. Eight months ago, OCZ bought Indilinx with full intention of spreading their wings in the development of their own proprietary controller based on the Indlinx Everest design.  OCZ has spoken of higher incompressible data performance, quicker disk access as well as better sustained write …

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