Tag Archives: SATA 3

Intel’s 3rd Generation SSD Controller Manufactured By LSI

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

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

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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Silicon Motion SM2246EN SSD Controller Review

The importance of SSD controllers often gets overlooked in the world of SSDs.  Memory itself is front and center in the minds of most, simply because it is the most prominent component in any SSD.  Most recently, we are even seeing Apple using the term ‘flash’ in its product literature , rather than ‘SSD’.  Not only is the controller capable …

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OWC Envoy Pro EX USB 3.0 Bus-Powered Portable SSD Review

External storage solutions are all the rage as of  late and they are reaching performance and capacity heights that we have never seen before.  Yesterday, we spoke of technology advancing to the point that we could carry our entire computing environment with us and boot it from any PC and today, we can do that with both Windows and Mac …

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The SSD Optimization Guide Ultimate Windows 8 (And Win7) Edition

At this point in the game, SSD optimization is nothing new to technology and has become a very popular topic as a result of SSD popularity, coupled with Microsoft’s shutting down sales of Windows 7.  Microsoft wants the world to be a Windows 8 world, at least until Windows Blue arrives as originally discovered in our own Forum Community. Even …

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