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Plextor Announces M3 Pro Series SSD – CES 2012 Update

Plextor is today releasing their M3 Pro Series SSD. Compared to their current M3S series, the Pro will feature 24nm Toggle NAND, updated firmware and improved sequential read/write speeds, boosting respective performance from 525MBs/445MBs to 540MBs/450MBs. Random read/write performance has also improved, with the drive increasing bandwidth from 70,000/65,000 IOPS to 75,000/69,000 IOPS at 4k file size. The new drive will be …

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OCZ Everest Finds Its Way Into Ultrabooks – CES 2012 Update

OCZ has announced that Everest based SSDs will find their way into LG’s new Z330 Ultrabook. To refesh your memory, OCZ’s Everest controller, which is utilized in their Octane SSD, has read/write speeds of 535/270MB/s respectively for the 256GB variant, which is the same capacity being used in LG’s products. The Everest controller has been shown to hold it’s own …

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Samsung 470 Series SSD Awarded NIST Security Certification – Possibly A Consumer SSD First!

Samsung’s PM810 SSDs, better known to most people as the 470 series, have received a prominent security certification: The National Institute of Standards and Technologies’ FIPS 140-2. This certification is important for military, government and certain business applications that require heightened security. One of the main features that the certification covers is the drives’ built in 256 bit AES encryption engine, which provides …

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SandForce Integration Into LSI Complete

A quick note sent to me first thing this morning confirmed that the LSI integration of SandForce is underway and it is a done deal. If you have any former SandForce contacts, simply change the ‘@SandForce.com’ to @lsi.com’ and thats that. Trust me when I say that this is going to mean BIG things in the PCI Express market but …

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