Toshiba Announces Attainment of “VMware Ready” Designation for PX02SM Series of Enterprise SSDs

Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc., a leading producer of enterprise SSDs, is announcing that its PX02SMB160 Series of enterprise SSDs has attained “VMware Ready” Status. This VMware designation is its highest level of endorsement, and is the result of successful completion of a detailed validation process. The PX02SMB160 can now be found on the VMware Solution Exchange. The VMware Ready …

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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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