LSI Announces New MegaRAID 12 Gb/s SAS Controller Cards And Expanders

LSI Corporation is announcing two new key product families.  The MegaRAID SAS 9300 family of 12Gb/s controller cards provide significant performance improvements for enterprise and hyperscale datacenters.  A new family of 12Gb/s SAS expanders, including the new LSI SAS3x48, feature LSI’s unique DataBoltTM bandwidth aggregation that enables 12Gb/s SAS performance, while utilizing 6Gb/s drives.  LSI’s new product families further expand …

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Silicon Power Announces SSD-Thunder T11 Portable Thunderbolt SSD

Silicon Power, a global producer of memory and storage solutions, is announcing their revolutionary new ThunderboltTM solid state drive (SSD), dubbed the Thunder T11.  This unique palm-sized drive utilizes Intel’s ThunderboltTM technology, and has been officially certified by both Intel and Apple.  The Thunder T11 represents a new platform of storage solution, and offers its users absolute reliability and capabilities, …

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LSI Introduces SandForce SF3700 Flash Controller Capable Of 1,800MB/s Sequential Reads, First To Support Two Native Host Interfaces

LSI Corporation today unveiled the third generation of its market-leading SandForce flash controller line, the industry’s most widely deployed flash management technology for driving PCIe and SATA solid state drive (SSD) and flash card solutions. Designed to support power-sensitive client computing applications as well as I/O-intensive enterprise and hyperscale environments, the new LSI SandForce SF3700 flash controller family provides the …

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ADATA DashDrive Elite SE720 128GB External SSD Review – Excellent Build and Performance With an Amazing Price

ADATA recently announced availability of their new DashDrive Elite SE720 External SSD and sent one along to us for analysis.  Without stealing the thunder of this entire report, the SE720 is ultrathin, extremely well-built, has LSI SandForce speeds and we were floored at the Amazon pricing we found that brought this external SSD below that of many similar bare 128GB …

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Team Group Announces Dark L3 SSD — Designed Exclusively For Gamers

Team Group has announced a SATAIII SSD designed exclusively for competition games and gamers — the Dark L3.  Die-hard gamers will appreciate the enhanced sensations of speed and fierce fights attainable with the ultra-performance of the Dark L3.  The 2.5″, 7mm form factor allows the Dark L3 to bring top-notch gaming to desktop PCs, laptops, or Ultrabooks. In any Massive …

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Serial Cables 8-Port 12Gbps SAS Direct Attached JBOD Review – Pushing 8 HGST SSD800MM 12Gbps SAS SSDs to the Limit

When we started receiving 12Gbps SAS products in the summer of 2013, we were met with typical products such as the Adaptec ASR-8885 RAID Adapter, the LSI SAS 9300-8e HBA and the HGST SSD800MM SSD.  Each of these products delivered excellent performance that far outpaced the 6Gbps versions that they were built on.  But, in order to have a full …

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TSSDR Affiliate Reviews for November 10, 2013

There were three main products that we have seen reviewed this week by not only TSSDR but also our Affiliates. So, in keeping with our philosophy of, more information is better, we have pulled together a number of them for you. HIGHLIGHT REVIEW The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti Reviewed @ Future Looks Both 2012 and 2013 have turned out to …

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TSSDR Affiliate Reviews for November 7, 2013

It seems like there are a lot of discussions going on about freedoms. Freedom of speech, the right to say what you want; Freedom of love/marriage, the right to love or marry who we want; and of course just plain freedom; something many women and men have paid the ultimate sacrifice for and so many take for granted.  On Monday, …

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