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SanDisk Optimus Eco SAS Enterprise SSD Review (400GB) – Great 2TB Capacity With Up To 90K Steady State IOPS

A lot has changed since the announcement of the Optimus Eco earlier this year.  The most notable change is the company supplying it.  When we last looked into SMART Storage Systems, they had just finished being acquired by SanDisk.  At that point, though, nothing had really changed except for ‘a SanDisk Company’ being added to their name.  Many were unsure exactly …

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Toshiba PX02SS 12Gbps SAS Enterprise SSD Review (400GB) – 156% OP Achieves 1.1GB/s Speeds and Up To 43.8PB Endurance

Toshiba is a world leader in many different technologies and applications.  In the NAND market, for instance, they supply components for some of our favorite SSDs.  But, they haven’t really been known as a major player in turn-key storage products.  While they have an impressive offering of mechanical drives, especially for automotive and industrial uses, they are dwarfed by the …

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Serial Cables 8-Port 12Gbps SAS Direct Attached JBOD Review – Pushing 8 HGST SSD800MM 12Gbps SAS SSDs to the Limit

When we started receiving 12Gbps SAS products in the summer of 2013, we were met with typical products such as the Adaptec ASR-8885 RAID Adapter, the LSI SAS 9300-8e HBA and the HGST SSD800MM SSD.  Each of these products delivered excellent performance that far outpaced the 6Gbps versions that they were built on.  But, in order to have a full …

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LSI Introduces PCI-E 3.0 SAS 9300 HBA Family, Delivers Industry-First 12Gb/s Performance For Enterprise Environments

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LSI Corporation has introduced the LSI SAS 9300 host bus adapter (HBA) family, the industry’s first 12Gb/s solution for high performance servers, workstations, and external storage systems. The LSI SAS 9300 HBA family accelerates storage and meets the high performance applications needs for a range of environments including transactional databases, Web 2.0, data mining, and video streaming and editing. According …

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Seagate Unveils SSD Portfolio Of Client,Server, 12Gb/s SAS and PCIe SSD Capable of 1.1 Mil IOPS

Seagate this morning announced an entire line of solid state drives to encompass  consumer and enterprise SATA, enterprise 12Gb/s SAS and enterprise PCIe applications.  It’s consumer retail and server level introductions are the Seagate 600 and 600 Pro SSDs, the 600 client SSD being the first SSD released at a z-height of 5mm.  Seagate supplied TSSDR with a 480GB version …

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