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How Does an SSD Work – Learning To Run With Flash

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‘How Does An SSD Work’ is the fourth article in our series entitled ‘Learning To Run With Flash’.  In this series, we take the time to try to explain the ins and outs of SSDs to you the reader, as well as doing our best to provide an understanding of how this amazing technology will benefit you.  If you are …

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What Role Do SSD Components Play – Learning To Run With Flash

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Today’s consumer is a much smarter breed than we all were yesterday.  The simple fact that SSDs are faster, totally silent, create less heat, are significantly more impact resistant and provide longer laptop battery life than the hard drive, just isn’t enough.  Today’s consumer wants to know how this is possible and why. Our introductory two articles in the ‘Learning …

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Intel SSD 730 Series SSD Review (2x480GB)

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Yesterday, we posted a report that seems to have drawn amazing attention, one that spoke to Intel’s final acknowledgement that their 3rd Generation controller was manufactured by none other than LSI.  That really isn’t that big of a news scoop unless you are an SSD geek.  It does tell us a great deal about the Intel 730 Series SSD we …

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Intel’s 3rd Generation SSD Controller Manufactured By LSI

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The Intel 3rd Generation SSD controller was first seen in  our review of the DC S3700 SSD in late 2012, and followed by our later review of the DC S3500 in May of 2013, both SSDs being enterprise variant drives targeted for the data center. The controller is an 8 channel 6Gbps controller and has enjoyed a great deal of …

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MyDigitalSSD Super Cache 2 128GB M.2 SATA 6G SSD Review

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When last we looked at the newest MyDigitalSSD M.2 SSD family, we posted a review of the MyDigitalSSD Super Cache 2 64GB SSD as a caching SSD and we tested it in the Lenovo Y510 with Hybridisk in use as the caching software.  We also have on hand the 128GB version of the SC2 which we are going to let …

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Samsung Announces 840 EVO 1TB mSATA SSD Capable of RAPID Speeds to 1GB/s

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Higher performance and capacities in a smaller SSD form factor is something many of us dream of when considering the advance of this amazing technology and this morning Samsung has tackled just that.  Building on their ever popular Samsung 840 EVO Series, Samsung has just announced a new 840 EVO mSATA, fully capable of their RAPID Technology, which means that …

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