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WIN A CRUCIAL C300 SATA 3 REALSSD WITH THE SSD REVIEW!

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UPDATE!!!! Congratulations to ‘Seeps’ from Winnipeg, Manitoba!!! The time has come and The SSD Review is putting out the call to all in need of a solid state drive!!! On New Years Eve and at the stroke of midnight (not really but it sounds great), all of us here at The SSD Review will be huddled around a large barrel …

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New Marvell SATA 6G Firmware Spotted For Better SSD Performance

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It seems that there is a new version of the current Marvell firmware out there for those Crucial SATA 3 owners with a Gigabyte mobo and it claims to :lol:” Improve Performance of SATA Drives installed III/6G” 😆  which might be a nice thing.  The version is Marvell MV-91XX firmware version 1.0.0.1047 and it is specific to Marvell chips MV-9123 …

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Trimming SSD Performance Degradation

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Today’s solid state drives are worlds apart from those of just 3 years ago, however they are not yet perfect.  Performance degradation can still be observed through seasoning of the SSD as well as filling it to capacity.  SSD manufacturers have been successful in combating the effects of seasoning but performance degradation when an SSD is filled to capacity seems …

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Crucial Refurbs at $1/Gb

A quick dig at the US Crucial sales sight brings the price point to an all time low $1/gb for the 128Gb ssd here and the 256Gb ssd here. Better hurry before they are gone!! 😀

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Crucial C300 RealSSD Getting Closer To $2/Gb

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It wasn’t so long ago that many were looking at SSDs at the $3/Gb mark and stating that they would buy once the price of SSDs was down to $2/Gb. With Crucial’s price drop on their RealSSD C300 128Gb SSDs today ($259US /$269Cdn) we are becoming very close with this SSD now dipping to $2.02/Gb US and $2.10/Gb Cdn respectively at …

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Crucial C300 64Gb RealSSD Review

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Most recently, The SSD Review has completed its build of a new Test Bench which we hope to be future proof, in that, it is capable of testing new SATA3/USB3 hardware releases. Can you imagine our surprise when we started to get requests from hardware manufacturers asking if we would like to run their their SATA3/USB3 hardware through its paces? One …

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SSD Manufacturers

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The below list comprises all SSD manufacturers, each listed in alphabetical order and is updates as frequently as possible. Should an error, an error, omission or update be recognized, please contact The SSD Review and we wil do our best to get the list updated . . SLC versus MLC The majority of solid state drives use MLC (multi-level cell) Nand …

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