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SSD of the Week – Adata Premier SP550

It has been a while since our last SSD of the Week post, but after seeing the current prices of the Adata Premier SP550, we just had to bring it back. The Adata Premier SP550 is an entry-level SSD designed to meet the needs of those who want to upgrade to flash storage, but need to pinch pennies at the same time. …

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OCZ Trion 150 SSD Review (240GB/480GB/960GB)

Entry-level SSDs have been a hot commodity for many companies as of late. In the past few months, we have seen many new TLC based options released into the market. Today, OCZ is back at it again with a new release, this time around it is an update to their entry-level SSD series, the OCZ Trion 150.  By implementing Toshiba’s latest …

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OWC Mercury Electra MAX 6G SSD Review (2TB)

OWC has been around for quite a while and is usually on the ball when it comes to creating flash products for Mac systems. They have robust storage portfolio for any media creation workflow with products designed and manufactured in the USA. Back in 2012 they pushed the envelope by designing a dual PCB SATA SSD with a capacity of 1TB, while that …

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PNY Pro Elite SDXC Card Review (64GB) – A New Standard in 4K UltraHD

Without a doubt, the most common downfall of SD cards is the lack of understanding the consumer has with respect to class levels.  Most buy cards for price only, not realizing how this might benefit them at times when they are really pushing their camera to its limits.  The demands of today’s newest cameras, and even today’s smartphones capable of …

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Silicon Motion SM2256 Controller with Samsung TLC NAND Review

Controllers are the heart and soul of every SSD. Without one, an SSD would be a useless PCB with some components slapped on it. It is responsible for everything from garbage collection and wear leveling to error correction and hardware encryption. In simple terms, all these operations can be quite complicated to implement as well as expensive to develop. This …

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