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Kent Smith of LSI SandForce Delivers Presentation on Over-Provisioning – FMS 2012 Update

If you happened to be at the Flash Memory Summit, you might have caught Kent Smith, the LSI SandForce Senior Marketing Director, delivering presentation on the virtues of over-provisioning. Over-provisioning is the process of setting aside additional capacity to help with SSD performance and longevity, and Kent’s message is don’t be afraid to take advantage of it.  Let’s take a look …

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Hynix Acquires Link_A_Media Devices

Korean semiconductor fabricator SK Hynix has announced a deal to acquire California’s Link_A_Media Devices. Hynix manufactures NAND flash memory for SSDs and mobile applications in addition to other memory and semiconductor products. Hynix is the second largest memory products manufacturer by revenue behind fellow Korean firm Samsung. Back at Computex, Corsair announced announced a new line of high performance SATA III …

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TCS Galatea Ultra-Rugged 100GB SLC SSD Review

This report covers the TeleCommunication Systems (TCS) Galatea line of ultra-rugged SLC SSDs. Adhering to the MIL-STD-810 military specifications governing a multitude of ultra-ruggedized requirements, this SSD is designed for ultimate reliability in the harshest of environments. Designed and tested with the most hostile environments imaginable in mind, these SSDs are surely amongst the toughest storage mediums available. INTRODUCTION This …

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SMART Storage Systems XceedStor 500S 240GB MLC Enterprise SSD Review

Our SSD analysis today will be on the SMART Storage Systems XCeedStor 500S 240GB MLC enterprise SSD and SMART hopes to cater to the exploding Light-Enterprise market with this new enterprise entry. Many users are now substituting client SSDs for more price-conscious approaches to boosting read-centric environment performance which can expose users to data integrity and security concerns, making the …

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