RunCore ProV 240GB SSD Review – BenchMarks

CRYSTAL DISK MARK X64 VER. 3 (OFILL) There are different methods of testing solid state drives with Crystal DiskMark, the most common being through use use of random sample data or ‘oFill’ data in the test procedure. The manufacturer provides his specifications as we test with ‘oFill’ data. SandForce controlled SSDs utilize compression techniques that, when tested with random data beside a …

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RunCore ProV 240GB SSD Review – PCMark Vantage Comparisons

HDTUNE PRO  VER. 4.60 – FILE BENCHMARK HDTUNE PRO  VER. 4.60 – RANDOM ACCESS PCMARK VANTAGE HDD SUITE The SSD Review uses benchmark software called PCMark Vantage x64 HDD Suite to create testing scenarios that might be used in the typical user experience.  There are eight tests in all and the tests performed record the speed of data movement in …

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RunCore ProV 240GB SSD Review – Conclusions

CONCLUSIONS In examining our reviews of the past few months, it has only been the last few reviews that SandForce SSDs have held top spot with such prominence. Our original intent was to tell you that the top 6 drives we have tested with PCMark Vantage are all ‘SandForce driven’ SSDs and all but one of these contain the SF-1200 series …

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XFX 850W Black Edition Modular Power Supply Review @ eTeknix.com

XFX are a leading manufacturer in the video card world supplying the latest AMD Radeon graphics cards with funky styling, extreme performance and good values. Over the past year,, XFX have carried on doing what they do best, but have also entered the power supply market releasing a whole line of PSUs in various wattages in the hope to tick …

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Kingston Pairs With SandForce for HyperX SSDs

While attending Show Stoppers as part of the CES experience in Las Vegas, The SSD Review met up with David Leong of Kingston Technology who had some very interesting news to pass on. Kingston and SandForce have joined forces to put together an enthusiast class SSD as part of Kingstons new HyperX Experience line and its release should be Q2 …

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Tech Promos @ CES-Impersonators or Booth Babes

About a week or so before CES, a female colleague described the CES experience to me when, admittedly, I first heard the term booth babes.  She had made the statement, You will like the sights as booth babes are back this year and, as I had never been to CES prior, I was a bit confused. Having only spoken with …

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Tech Promos @ CES-Impersonators or Booth Babes ?

THE PRICE IS RIGHT Is this one of Bob Barkers beauties showing off the latest in ThermalTake gaming gear? POLICE OFFICERS We can see here that Cobra thought it beneficial to bring in the police to show us how to avoid getting pulled over. Wait… Did I just say AVOID getting pulled over by these officers? This next picture is rather …

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OWC Has Strong SSD Presence at Premier CES Appearance

If a company by the name of Other World Computing (OWC) sounds familiar, its because The SSD Review has evaluated several OWC SSDs including the Mercury Pro Extreme 40GB SSD most recently. That Mercury Extreme Pro is the highest performing SATA based SSD we have ever tested with a Vantage HDD Suite score of a mind boggling 44103 points. It does so …

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