Samsung SM863 & PM863 SSD Review (960GB)

Samsung’s latest enterprise SATA device offerings come in the form of the PM863 and SM863 SSDs. Both come with Samsung’s latest 3D V-NAND technology and are developed for small and medium sized business with a large focus on QoS and value. The PM863 an entry level SSD targeted for read-intensive workloads such as content delivery, streaming, or web serving and …

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Toshiba Announces Q300 and Q300 Pro Series of Internal SSDs – Powerful, Efficient, and Up To 960GB Capacity

The Digital Products Division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. is announcing its two latest internal solid-state drives (SSDs), the Q300 and Q300 Pro series. The Q300 is an upgrade option from a traditional hard disk drive (HDD) that offers a balance of value and performance, while the Q300 Pro is built for gaming and creative usage scenarios that place …

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Adata Premier SP550 SSD Review (240GB)

Early last month we reviewed Adata’s newest SATA 6Gb/s contender in the enthusiast market segment, the XPG SX930. Utilizing a JMicron controller and premium MLC NAND, it delivered good performance at a decent price point.  Today we are going to shift gears and take a look at their latest entry level SATA 6Gb/s SSD, the Premier SP550. The Premier SP550 …

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SSD of the Week – Kingston HyperX Savage

For his week’s SSD of the Week we turn to Kingston, a well-established maker of memory products for over 25 years. Furthermore, Kingston has been the world’s number-one memory module manufacturer for the third-party memory market for over 10 years. Kingston’s HyperX line of products bring forth both the high performance and looks that gamers and enthusiasts demand. The HyperX …

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U.K.-Based Integral Memory Announces High-Performance UltimaPro X SSD – Up To 92,000 Read/Write IOPS

Integral Memory, a U.K.-based producer of solid-state memory devices, is announcing their latest SSD offering, the UltimaPro X SSD, which is geared toward high-performance usage scenarios, such as serious gamers, professional video makers and digital designers. The UltimaPro X pairs the Phison S10 8-channel controller with MLC NAND to attain sequential read speeds of (up to) 565MB/s, and sequential write …

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Lexar Professional 2000x SDXC UHS-II Card Review (64GB)

A little over a year ago we were able to take a close look at a new breed of SD cards thanks to SanDisk releasing the world’s first UHS-II SD card, the SanDisk Extreme Pro. The standard was so new, besides the Fujifilm XT-1, no other camera even supported the form factor at the time. In September Lexar finally released …

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