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The Windows 7 Optimization Guide

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Welcome to The SSD Review and congratulations on finding the internet’s most sought after resource in the optimization of Windows 7, The Windows 7 Optimization Guide. The Windows 7 Optimization Guide consists of several optimizations that will increase the performance of your Windows 7 environment, these ranging from very simple to somewhat advanced in nature.  All optimizations have been laid …

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System Restore and Your SSD

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Solid state drives were first released to the consumer in the latter part of 2007 to which I was fotunate to be one of the first to publish a SSD review that is still available on our site today. At one point in the past few years, it became common knowledge in the industry that solid state drives would suffer …

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Get Windows Mail Back With Windows 7

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I had originally intended on leaving this site to be as it is but found something I think would be EXTREMELY valuable to all. Personally, I cannot stress enough how wrong Microsoft was to not include Windows Mail with the new Windows 7 but, well, that was there choice right. Well, thanks to a very close friend who pointed me in the …

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Mechanics Of the SSD

Mechanics Of The SSD

The solid state drive hit the consumer market in 2007 and has sold like wildfire since with sales of 1.4 million in 2008 growing to somewhere in the area of 14 million annually today.  Where the ssd was once only available in mission critical military, medical and aeronautical equipment, it has now brought an entirely new look to retail computer …

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SLC vs. MLC SSDs

SLC vs. MLC SSDs

A QUICK EXPLANATION . There are two different types of ssds, the single level cell (slc) and the multi level cell(mlc), the latter being the norm for typical consumer use mainly because of its cost. The slc ssd is preferred for high efficiency server systems, more expensive and is expected to have a much longer lifespan than the mlc ssd. …

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An SSD Update – Where Do We Go From Here?

An SSD Update

SSD sales have been on a gradual rise over the past few years and its not much of a gamble to believe that they will continue to soar in the future. A study by IDC has detailed somewhere in the area of 11 million ssd as having been sold worldwide last year. Increased performance, faster access times and lower power …

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Samsung 64Gb MLC SSD Review

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Late last year, Samsung announced it would join the ranks of solid state drive (SSD) manufacturers such as Mtron and Memoright by introducing a SATA II solid state drive capable of read/write speeds in the area of 100MB/s. This was followed in February of this year by a Direct2Dell article entitled Improved SSD Performance Coming Soon’. This article announced that the new Samsung …

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Memoright MR25.1-128Gb SLC SSD Review

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In this article, we are going to build on the first by showing why the Memoright 128Gb SSD is so unique and will mostly likely hold a very solid footing in SSD sales for a long time to come. We will do this by explaining a bit of the inner componentry of the SSD, performance considerations, why they are priced as …

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Mtron Pro 7000 32Gb vs Memoright 32 GB SLC Review

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In this review we will be examining two SSDs, the Mtron Pro 7000 and the MemoRight MR25.1-032S, both are SATA 32GB SSDs. Both companies fully intend on making their mark quickly. In my many discussions with these companies I have found there is more than just a touch of competition between them, which will be great for the industry. Both …

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Mtron Mobi 3000 32Gb SLC SSD Review

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When we last met I provided an Introduction to the Solid State Drive in an effort to enlighten you a bit on the basics of SSD, an up and coming technology in our present day digital revolution.  Since writing that article I have been fortunate enough to speak with manufacturers of SSDs, along with companies such asSiliconSystems and STEC Inc who utilize …

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