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Micron 5100 MAX & ECO Enterprise SSD Review (960GB/1920GB)

By now, if you are an avid reader or haven’t been stuck under a rock for the past 7-8 years, you know what a difference an SSD provides an end user. But, for years now, SSDs have been not only revolutionizing the way we compute in our homes but everywhere else as well. HDDs are magnitudes slower than SSDs, especially for …

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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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Micron M510DC SSD Review (480GB) – Cost Effective Endurance

Just as the consumer market is starting to flood with many lower cost value based SSDs, we are starting to see more and more low cost read-centric SSDs in the enterprise market. These SSDs are targeted towards Web 2.0 and cloud storage use case scenarios and are typically much cheaper than mission critical storage options due to lower performance and …

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ASRock X99 WS-E Motherboard Review

From motherboards sporting M.2 PCIe 3.0 x4 slots to others with support for a ridiculous amount of SATA ports, ASRock has jumped into the fast lane in the past few years with great motherboards that feature great connectivity options when it comes to fast storage.  One of their latest Intel X99 boards proves to be no different. Today we are …

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Phison Intros Strong SATA 3 SSD controller – FMS 2014 Update

After a quick briefing with Phison’s Michael Wu, we learned of their new SATA 3 based controller. Designed from the ground up by Phison, the PS3110 is a 32-bit quad-core 8 channel controller that supports SLC, MLC, and TLC NAND flash. It offers capacity support for up to 2TB. It also offers external DDR3L memory support from 256MB-2GB. For speed, …

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LSI Introduces PCI-E 3.0 SAS 9300 HBA Family, Delivers Industry-First 12Gb/s Performance For Enterprise Environments

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LSI Corporation has introduced the LSI SAS 9300 host bus adapter (HBA) family, the industry’s first 12Gb/s solution for high performance servers, workstations, and external storage systems. The LSI SAS 9300 HBA family accelerates storage and meets the high performance applications needs for a range of environments including transactional databases, Web 2.0, data mining, and video streaming and editing. According …

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