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Crucial Expands MX300 Line With More Capacities & Form Factors

Just a month after we reviewed the Limited Edition 750GB model, Crucial is now announcing the release of more capacity options for the MX300 family. It is now available in 275GB, 525GB, the original 750GB, and 1TB. In addition, there will also be an M.2 SATA version that will be released next month in what is said to be all capacities and a 2TB …

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Crucial MX300 SSD Review (750GB)

For what seemed like an eternity Samsung has been the leader in manufacturing 3D NAND. Starting with the release of the Samsung 850 Pro two years ago, they have paved the way for innovation. 3D NAND brings greater capacity, power efficiency, and lower cost to the consumers. After first announcing their 32-Layer 3D NAND last year in March, we have been …

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Plextor Announces M8Pe M.2 NVMe SSD Family – Computex 2016 Update

This morning at Computex 2016 in Taipei, Plextor announced its newest M8 M.2 Series of NVMe SSDs, these relying on performance through Marvell’s newest 88SS1093 controller.  The M8 M.2 SSD will be available with or without heatsink, or in a HHHL PCIe form factor that ensures compatibility for those without M.2 slot equipped PC systems.  This first photo displays the …

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Micron Intros Ballistix TX3 M.2 NVMe SSD – Computex 2016 Update

We got a sneak peek of a future NVME release in the Micron family, but its introduction was a bit unexpected.  Enter the Ballistix (by Micron) brand of flash memory products where the Ballistix TX3 NVMe SSD will be leading the way, along with an assortment of DRAM memory products.  We are well aware that Crucial’s Ballistix memory is already …

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Crucial BX200 SSD Review (480GB/960GB)

Crucial has always been quite aggressive with their value driven strategy in the SSD market and it has resulted in success for many of their products. This has led to their most recent product launches of the MX200 and the introduction of a new entry-level product line earlier this year with the BX100. The BX100 was set out to be …

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Crucial Announces New Version of Storage Executive SSD Software Tool – Computex 2015 Update

Crucial, a world-leading provider of memory and storage devices, is announcing significant updates to its SSD “toolbox” called Storage Executive. The newest version (3.20) adds Momentum Cache, which is an intelligent caching feature that is able to improve burst performance by up to 10X, also extending an SSDs lifespan by reducing redundant write operations. Momentum Cache utilizes idle RAM for …

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SSD of the Week – Crucial BX100

In today’s SSD of the Week we look back at Crucial’s new entry-level SSD that we reviewed a couple of months ago, the BX100. This SSD was one of the first value oriented SSDs released following CES. Therefore, it set the price point of the entry-level SSDs to be very cheap and has brought about a very competitive market among …

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SSD of the Week – Crucial MX200

During our last iteration of SSD of the Week we went over the competitive price drop the Samsung 850 EVO had to match the newly introduced entry-level SSDs. On this week’s agenda we have the Crucial MX200 that we covered a month ago. Last year when the MX100 was introduced as a lower tiered product there was a hole in …

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Crucial BX100 SSD Review (500GB/1TB) – True Value Defined

Crucial’s newest BX100 SATA 3 SSD aims to be one of the cheapest SSD lines in the current entry-level marketplace. Entering the SSD business way back in 2009, Crucial  has really started to hone in on the larger consumer base of SSD’s starting with the M550, the MX100, and now the BX100 series.  The introduction of the new BX100 seems …

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Crucial MX200 SSD Review (500GB/1TB)

The Crucial MX200 is yet another in the many steps that Crucial has taken on over the past few generations, their SSD lines building slowly upon the last since their first release so long ago. Replacing their M4, the M500 introduced a plethora of new features such as hardware encryption, data path protection, and power loss protection. The higher performing …

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