Tag Archives: Marvell

SSD Components and Make Up – An SSD Primer

In our first article entitled ‘Benefits of The Solid State Drive‘ we briefly provided comparison between a SSD and a hard drive and described the benefits of such an upgrade. We are going to follow with a description of SSD components along with an understanding of the purpose of each. This article will not only provide a solid foundation in …

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SuperTalent About To Unveil Worlds Smallest and Fastest SSD

SuperTalent is about to unveil the worlds fastest mPCIE card with SATA 3 speeds of 354MB/s read and 257 MB/s write respectively At first glance, this may just seem to be another of the many daily ‘ground breaking’ ssd announcements but there may be a bit more under the surface on this one folks. This is very exciting news in …

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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” ūüėÜ ¬†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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Crucial C300 64Gb RealSSD Review

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 Processors

SSD Drives have matured considerably since Intel released their 2 1/2¬Ě SSD in early 2008.¬†Many others were released consecutively, none of which could maintain the standard of the 1st generation Intel drives.¬†These early SSDs contained JMicron and Samsung processors (controllers)¬†and suffered stuttering and micro freezing issues and their overall performance was average compared to the Intel offering, that of which …

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OWC Releases 400Gb SSD

This just in from OWC Folks!!!¬†I also have a 100Gb version of the newly released SSD below enroute to play with and review. More To Follow!!! . . . . . . . . OWC Doubles Capacity Of Award Winning Built In The US¬†Mercury Extreme Pro Solid State Drive To 400GB. SandForce¬ģ processor based SSD line offers up to 285MB/s …

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