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Innodisk Announces 3ME3 Series of DRAM-less SSDs With High IOPS in Multiple Form Factors

Innodisk, a Taiwanese producer of flash storage devices, is announcing the launch of its 3ME3 series of DRAM-less SSDs for enterprise, embedded and industrial usage. The 3ME3 series of SSDs utilize custom firmware paired with synchronous NAND to deliver robust real world performance in random and sequential I/O. The absence of DRAM in the design of the 3ME3 series means …

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Samsung SM951 M.2 NVME SSD Review (256GB)

The Samsung SM951 is one of the fastest SSD solutions out for those with a need for speed. It offers speeds that put most SSDs to shame and does it in a small M.2 2280 form factor. Last week we took a look at the 512GB variant that utilizes the AHCI host controller interface. To say the least, performance was …

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SSD of the Week – 1TB Samsung 850 EVO Just $0.33/GB!

We have covered the Samsung 850 EVO in our SSD of the Week before, however, it was to highlight the 500GB capacity. Today we would like to point out a great deal on the 1TB model at just $336.34! That’s just $0.33 per GB for one of the top consumer SSDs out! This price is great considering most 1TB SSDs …

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Samsung SM951 M.2 PCIe SSD Review (512GB)

In 2013 we were able to get a hold of Samsung’s first go at an OEM M.2 PCIe 2.0 x4 SSD, the XP941. Once word got out about this SSD’s speeds many storage enthusiasts thirsted for it. Samsung was not prepared for the consumer market to get so hyped up over it and they stopped distribution to 3rd party resellers …

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Samsung 850 EVO M.2 SATA SSD Review (120GB/500GB)

A few months ago we reviewed the the little brother to the Samsung 850 Pro, the Samsung 850 EVO in its SATA III 2.5’’ form factor.  Now it’s time for the spotlight to shift to a new form factor, M.2. Just as with the 2.5″ model, this M.2 variant utilizes their new 32-layer TLC 3D V-NAND technology as well as …

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EXCLUSIVE: Kingston HyperX Predator M.2 PCIe SSD Review (480GB)

This year is starting to look like a great one for consumer SSD storage. Competition is increasing, prices are lowering, and speeds are getting much faster…well they will be. We have started seeing a stronger push in the entry level market and there are quite a few SATA 6Gb/s M.2 SSDs available, however, there hasn’t been much push in the …

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ASRock X99 WS-E Motherboard Review

From motherboards sporting M.2 PCIe 3.0 x4 slots to others with support for a ridiculous amount of SATA ports, ASRock has jumped into the fast lane in the past few years with great motherboards that feature great connectivity options when it comes to fast storage.  One of their latest Intel X99 boards proves to be no different. Today we are …

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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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ADATA Premier Pro SP900 M.2 6Gbps SSD Review (256GB)

While we are awaiting next gen SSDs featuring SF-3700 controllers, we are still seeing some SF-2200 based SSDs released in the market. A few years ago, SandForce SSDs saturated the marketplace as they were the go to for most companies, however as of late, this has changed. A lot more options are out there for companies to choose from. Companies …

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