Tag Archives: Sandforce driven

Renice X3 50mm 240GB mSATA SSD Review

The Renice X3 240GB mSATA SSD will be our second review of a high capacity mSATA SSD and follows of our recent review of the Samsung PM830 256GB  mSATA SSD. While the Renice is SATA 2, with the Samsung PM830 being SATA 3, it’s value cannot be understated as it is only the second mSATA SSD that has reached this …

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Solidata Shows Off Trigger Controlled Secure Erase ‘SandForce Driven’ SATA 3 SSD – CeBIT 2012 Update

Our visit to the Solidata booth at CeBIT today brought with it something we never expected to see, this being a Solidata X8 ‘SandForce Driven’ SSD with hardware secure erase. The picture below displays a long red cord with a button on the end that, when pressed, ensures complete  destruction of the SSDs data. This hardware secure erase method physically …

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LSI Releases Code To Manufacturers – New Increased Capacity ‘SandForce Driven’ SSDs Hit The Streets

Up until this morning, the most recognizable characteristic of a ‘SandForce Driven’ SSD was the fact that it’s capacities were always 60, 120, 240 or 480GB, unlike the standard of 64, 128, 256 and 512GB. This was a strong clue which supported our belief that LSI SandForce and Intel had teamed up for manufacture of their enthusiast level 520 Series …

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Silicon Power V30 SATA 3 240GB SSD Review

A short time ago we reviewed the Silicon Power Velox V20 120GB SSD which just so happened to be one of the few SATA 2 drives that we had seen in 2011; the world has gone SATA 3. To say the least, it was rather unique as it was the first to contain Hynix NAND flash memory that we had …

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