Tag Archives: SATA3

Samsung 860 Pro SSD Review (4TB) – So Much Storage

To give you an idea how far we have come in solid-state storage, the very first notebook sold with an SSD was the Dell XPS M1330.  It shipped with the Sandisk u5000  (my first and very embarrassing review) SATA2 32GB SSD, an SSD that would gain infamy as the first ‘stuttering SSD’ and, back then, storage capacity wasn’t an option. …

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Intel SSD5 545s SATA 3 SSD Review (512GB)

It was some time ago that even the mention of TLC NAND flash memory could draw forum confrontations so active that they would inflame contributors, most threads containing language that we definitely wouldn’t want children hearing…or reading in that case.  Luckily, NAND flash memory has progressed.  In fact, this progression is very ‘consumer-centric’ as today’s SSDs, built on the newest 64-layer 3D TLC …

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Kingston HyperX 240GB SSD Review @ Vortez

Kingstons most recent product release just last week sees their very first SSD launch under the HyperX branding.HyperX being their premium label for enthusiasts, professionals and gamers. That isnt all though, this is the first SSD by Kingston using the SATA3 interface. The HyperX SSD first appeared at CES 2011, at the beginning of the year but was only officially …

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Areca ARC-4036 6Gb/s SAS/SATA JBOD Enclosure Review – Areca, LSI, Sandisk and Patriot Perform!

The storage industry is shifting from 3Gb/s devices to the new 6Gb/s specification which has been a boon to manufacturers as new devices are needed to handle the new, faster devices that 6Gb/s enables. The 3Gb/s specification reigned  for roughly five years which allowed user speeds up to 300 MB/s. With the advent of “disruptive” technologies like SSD devices, the …

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