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Samsung Magician 5.0 Released – Is Less More?

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SSD toolboxes are quite useful for monitoring your SSD’s health, updating its firmware, and more often than not, have some other features built into them to optimize the operating system and/or boost the SSD’s performance. Almost every company has one, but one company is more well known for theirs over anyone else. Whether it is because of the sheer number of SSDs …

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Samsung 850 EVO SSD Review (4TB) – Bigger than Ever!!!

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Samsung is a force to be reckoned with in the SSD market. With such a large share, they are the biggest player there is. This allows them to push the boundaries of what products they can deliver and when. In today’s case, Samsung has just released another update to their 850 EVO line, this time it is huge. First launched in late 2014, …

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Samsung Announces Worldwide Availability of 750 EVO SSD As Well As New 500GB Capacity Model

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Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., world-leading experts in advanced memory devices for over 30 years, is announcing worldwide availability of its 750 EVO series of solid-state drives (SSDs).  The 750 EVO series are offered in capacity points of 120GB, 250GB and an all new 500GB version.  The 750 EVO series are ideal for PC builders and mainstream users seeking to migrate …

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The Ultimate Guide To SSD Benchmark Software

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As much as many might believe the transition to SSDs to be relatively painless process, it isn’t always so.  The number of e-mails, forum posts and pm’s we have received indicates that, as easy as buying a pre-configured system with an SSD, moving from a hard drive to SSD is not always so. We addressed SSD migration some time ago …

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Samsung To Release Magician 4.6 and 840 EVO Firmware Update — Performance Degradation Fixed At Last?

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Some owners of Samsung 840 EVO SSDs were among an unfortunate group that began to experience performance degradation over time.  (We previously covered this here and here)  In a nutshell, their drives could not read “cold” data (that had sat unmodified for an extended period of time) at full speed.  This issue thus far has been mostly limited to 840 …

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Samsung Magician 4.5 RAPID Mode – Evaluated With Demonstrated Speed Increase

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Over the years, consumers have demanded and pushed manufacturers to develop SSD toolboxes to use when they install an SSD in their system. Offering a SSD toolbox has become almost a necessity in today’s SSD market. These toolboxes offer features such as drive health monitoring, feature activation, manual secure erase and TRIM triggers, as well as firmware update abilities and …

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Samsung 840 Pro SSDs now RAPID Compatible and Benched at 1GB/s Speeds – Samsung Magician Free Download

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On release of the Samsung 840 EVO SSD earlier this year, Samsung introduced a new ‘caching’ technology called RAPID Mode, a technology that could increase Samsung EVO SSD transfer speeds up to 1.2GB/s with absolutely AMAZING low 4K random write speeds as well.  RAPID Mode could be enabled through the free download of Samsung’s SSD Magician and the initial release …

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