SSD of the Week – Crucial M550 M.2 SATA SSD

Crucial has been a leader in delivering value to their customers, whether it be in their SSDs or their great customer support. A few weeks ago we dubbed their new MX100 one of the best budget 2.5″ SSDs out. It follows in the footsteps of their M550. However, the new MX100 series doesn’t have any M.2 or mSATA form factors …

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IronKey Workspace W700 Secure Flash Drive Review

The International Data Corporation reported that there are over 1 billion workers in the mobile workforce today. With the increased use of mobile devices such as tablets, smartphones, and laptops, the fact is that the mobile workforce continues to grow. Both companies and employees are finding that most of their work can be done away from the office and many …

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SSD of the Week – RevoDrive 350

Focused on the SanDisk Extreme Pro, last week’s SSD of the Week was aimed towards high end SATA performance at a cost that wouldn’t break the bank. This week, we will be following a similar trend, however this time, we are focusing on the PCIe interface. When working with large media files, speed is king. The faster you can edit …

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Samsung Announces Mass Production Of Industry’s First 3-bit 3D V-NAND Flash Memory

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., world-leading producer of advanced memory technology devices, is announcing that it has begun mass production of the industry’s first 3-bit multi-level cell (MLC) three-dimensional (3D) Vertical NAND (V-NAND) flash memory modules geared for use in solid state drive (SSDs). The 3-bit MLC V-NAND is Samsung’s newest second generation 3D V-NAND product, utilizing 32 vertically stacked cell …

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Micron M600 mSATA SSD Review (256GB)

M.2 SSDs were developed to replace the mSATA form factor, however these devices are still in their infancy and the demand for mSATA SSD still exists. mSATA SSDs are mainly deployed in mobile devices such as tablets, laptops, and Ultrabooks because they allow for lighter and thinner designs. Their high performance, small foot print, and low power consumption make them …

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ADATA Announces Enterprise Grade SR1010 Server SSD

ADATA Technology, a world-leading producer of high-performance DRAM memory and NAND flash devices, is announcing its SR1010 enterprise grade server SSD. The SR1010 features comprehensive data encryption, superior performance and reliability that is compatible with multiple operating systems. Data centers and enterprise servers require a robust and effective mechanism to prevent incalculable damage and vital data loss in the event …

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Micron M600 M.2 SATA SSD Review (256GB)

M.2 SSDs are starting to gain traction. The Samsung XP941 is starting to become more available and Plextor won Best of Show with their M6e at FMS this year. Both LiteOn and Hynix displayed some 1TB M.2 SSDs and LSI showed off some M.2 reference designs with their latest SF37000 controller. However, these larger capacity products aren’t going to be …

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