Mushkin Announces Industries Most Powerful 30GB mSATA SSD

Mushkin has announced release the Atlas Deluxe 30GB SSD, their smallest capacity and possibly the most powerful mSATA SSD on the market for it’s size. The Atlas Deluxe specifications list the Atlas at 555MB/s read and 365MB/s write with 92,000 IOPS with a three year standard warranty.  The Atlas Deluxe will be yet another shining example of the ‘LSI SandForce’ …

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Intel Announces new SATA III DC S3700 SSD – Is this the 6Gbps Intel Controller we’ve been waiting for?

It has been a few years in the making Intel is finally putting their name on a SATA III solid state drive controller this morning. After ditching their own silicon for third party Marvell and LSI SandForce flash controllers in mainstream client products, Intel’s new DC S3700 SSD is rocking a brand-spankin’ new custom Intel ASIC at it’s heart. The …

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Associate Tech Reviews for November 4, 2012

I can’t believe it is already Movember.  A time of year when all the men grow the best mustaches in support of charity. Looking forward to all the great looks. HIGHLIGHT REVIEW First Look – Ceton Echo Windows Media Extender @MissingRemote The XBOX 360 has ruled the Windows Media Center (WMC) extender market since it killed off third-party completion with the release …

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SMART Storage Systems CloudSpeed 500 6Gbps Server Grade SSD Review

Many organizations implement a “rip and replace” model using cheaper consumer-grade SSDs, and when they inevitably meet their demise under intensive workloads, they’re simply removed and replaced with new drives, increasing the cost of storage. Instead of moving up to much pricier solid state storage options, simply burning though cheaper drives makes more financial sense. SMART Storage Systems’s new CloudSpeed …

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Associate Tech Reviews for October 30, 2012

A spooky start to the Halloween week here in Ontario.  The winds are howling, the rain is pouring down and above it all is a full moon.  We are expecting Mother Nature to work all night and into tomorrow leaving a lot of clean up in her path. A good night to stay in and play with electronics and hope …

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