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Micron mSATA SSD and MLC PCIe Card Visible on Micron SSD RoadMap

Our featured shot displays the new Micron mSATA 6Gbps prototype which just may be seen in new release laptops and net books early next year. Of course it features Micron NAND flash memory and would also contain the newly updated Marvell controller which would make this SSD one powerful piece of hardware. The shot was released at the recent Needham …

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

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

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

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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